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MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014

CONTACT: Monica Wood, marketing specialist
State Farmers Market
919-733-7417, monica.wood@ncagr.gov

Free tomato sandwiches at State Farmers Market Thursday

WHAT:

The N.C. Greenhouse Vegetable Growers Association will offer free tomato sandwiches at the State Farmers Market as a part of the annual Greenhouse Vegetable Day celebration.

The event also includes free recipes and information on North Carolina’s greenhouse vegetable industry.

WHEN:

Thursday, April 17
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE:

Event area located between the N.C. Seafood Restaurant and the garden section of the Farmers Building.

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

MORE INFO:

Open year-round, the State Farmers Market offers fresh seasonal produce, seafood, meats, cheeses and specialty food products. In addition, visitors can find a variety of gift ideas for holidays and special occasions in the Market Shoppes.

Local farmers are currently offering fresh produce, including greenhouse tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce, sweet potatoes, greens and strawberries. There is also a large selection of plants, shrubs, herbs and cut flowers just in time for spring planting.

For more information, go to www.statefarmersmarket.org.

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