Vendor Spotlight: The Vintage Bee

Morgan, owner of The Vintage Bee, handcrafts some of the most beautiful accessories we’ve ever seen. And she just keeps getting better with each passing year. Come out and grab one of her coveted, unique pieces. The Vintage Bee carries all handmade accessories. They upcycle vintage costume jewelry and clothing to create other one of… Continued

Better Breakfast Month: Healthy Recipes

π•Šπ•–π•‘π•₯π•–π•žπ•“π•–π•£ π•šπ•€ 𝕓𝕖π•₯π•₯𝕖𝕣 π•“π•£π•–π•’π•œπ•—π•’π•€π•₯ π•žπ• π•Ÿπ•₯𝕙!Breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day, and eating it has many health benefits. Eating a regular morning meal helps control weight and can guide us towards eating healthier meals regularly throughout the day. We’re thrilled to have chef and celiac coach Melissa Beene from Cozinha takeover our… Continued

Produce of the Week: Swiss Chard

Swiss chard is in the same family as spinach and beet greens, and cooks the same way. It originated in Sicily, Italy, and legend has it that a Swiss botanist determined the scientific name and “Swiss” stuck. Nutrition: A nutritional powerhouse, swiss chard is an excellent source of vitamins K and A and a good… Continued

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09.25 Vendor Lineup

Who’s at Market This Saturday? Banderworks Black Dog Blooms Blue Ox Bakery Cedar Rock Farm Cold Off the Press Crown Jules Everglow Candle Company Fresh Levant Green Health First Happy Hen Farm Hargrove Farms Honest Lather Humble Umbel Farm Junie B’s Bake Shop Lizard Lick Farm Lizzee’s Apple Love Always, Liz CBD Love Crumbs Baking… Continued

COVID-19 Resources: Brought to you by Duke Raleigh Hospital

As we work to navigate the do’s and don’ts of the first global pandemic since 1918, we know that the information can be sparse, confusing and often not so up-to-date. Guidelines for day to day activities and work operations have left many of us blowing in the wind. We are thankful to our Presenting Sponsor… Continued

Covid-19 | 2021 Market Season

The Midtown Farmers’ Market is due to kick off it’s 2021 Regular Season on Saturday, April 17th. As we all hunker down and continue to do our part to stay healthy and keep friends and loved ones healthy… what does this mean for local Farmers’ Markets? We are happy to report that the Dept. of… Continued

10 Reasons To Support Farmers Markets

10 Reasons to Support Farmers Markets From savoring produce at the peak of freshness to meeting the people who grow your food, there are countless reasons to support farmers markets. Here are just aΒ few! 1. Taste RealΒ Flavors The fruits and vegetables you buy at the farmers market are the freshest and tastiest available. Fruits are… Continued

Farmers’ Market Gleaning Project

Did you know our vendors donate produce and foods to Bethlehem Baptist Church every week?! And did you know that you can help feed people in your local area with a monetary donation to Bethlehem Baptist Church right at market?! Bethlehem Baptist Church is an agency of the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC… Continued

10 Reasons To Bring Your Kids To A Farmers Market

The Farmers Market is a great place to bring your kids for so many reasons! The Farmers Market allows you to provide your family with wholesome, healthy food while supporting your local community at the same time. Here’s the reality- Family farmers need your support! Now that large agribusiness dominates food production in the U.S.,… Continued

Farmers’ Market vs. Grocery Store

With larger, chain grocery stores beginning to offer more local and organic products, it is important to note the huge differences in shopping a Farmers’ Market vs. grocery store.Β From savoring produce at the peak of freshness to meeting the people who grow your food, there are countless reasons to shop farmers markets. Here are just… Continued

Shopper Spotlight: Hawley Family

Question: As a young family, why do you choose to frequent the Midtown Farmers’ Market and which farmers do you shop with? Response: As a young family, we choose to frequent the Midtown Market for its proximity, as it’s the closest local, organic farmers market to us. Over time we have developed relationships with a… Continued

Tips to Stay Cool & Conserve Energy at Home

Keep the thermostat at 78Β°F when home and warmer than usual when away. Open windows at night and circulate in cool air, but close them first thing in the mornings. Keep blinds closed and facing upward during the day as up to 30% of unwanted heat is from windows. Use fans for circulation when in… Continued