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MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 2014

CONTACT:

Monica Wood, marketing specialist
State Farmers Market

919-733-7417, monica.wood@ncagr.gov

State Farmers Market to host Arbor Day event Saturday

WHAT: The annual N.C. Arbor Day Celebration will be held at the State Farmers Market, featuring Arbor Day exhibits, demonstrations from forestry experts and hands-on activities for youth. Exhibitors will distribute 1,500 free tree seedlings to guests, and the N.C. Forest Service will present awards to winners of the 2014 Arbor Day Photo Contest.
WHEN:

Saturday, March 22
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE:

Farmers Building
State Farmers Market
1201 Agriculture St.              
Interstate 40, exit 297, Lake Wheeler Road

MORE INFO:

The N.C. Arbor Day Celebration is hosted by the N.C. State University Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources.

Market vendors will be open during the celebration, offering a vast selection of products grown, raised, caught or made in North Carolina. Vendors will have fresh produce, meats, cheeses, wine and specialty products, along with plants, trees, shrubs and gardening supplies.

For more information about this and other special events at the market, go to www.statefarmersmarket.org.

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