And the winners are…

Thank you to our participating Chefs. Iron Chef Brunch Off was a success!!   Chef John Childers of MIDTOWN GRILLE Chef Steven Craig of SUR LA TABLE Chef Matt Lowery of MURA             Congratulations to Chef John Childers of Midtown Grille, the 2016 Iron Chef Brunch Off Champion!          … Continued

Shopper Spotlight: Leewyn Kellam

When asked “Why do you frequent Midtown Farmers’ Market,” this is what Lee had to say. “I feel with a smaller market, like Midtown, you have the opportunity to have a more personal connection with the vendors.  Also being able to support the local community is important. Sincerely  Lee” Lee has been coming to Midtown Farmers’… Continued

Starting a Garden? We can help!

Starting a garden? Midtown Farmers’ have many different varieties of  seedlings and starter vegetable plants to give you a jump start on your home garden.   Some of the vegetables plants available include: tomato plants, sweet pepper plants, hot pepper plants, cucumbers, summer squash, basil, other herbs, and eggplant. Here are tips on how to… Continued

The Commons

Join Our Market

Calling all bakers, chefs, food specialties, and ready-to-eats foods located within 100 miles of Raleigh . . . we invite you to think about being a part of our 2016 Market! 2016 Applications are available on our website. Late applications are still being accepted and reviewed, should you have products that would add value to the market. We… Continued

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Food Day

Food Day inspires Americans to change their diets and our food policies. Every October 24, thousands of events all around the country bring Americans together to celebrate and enjoy real food and to push for improved food policies. October 24 is a day to resolve to make changes in our own diets and to take action to… Continued

Happy Mamas, LLC hosts POP Club

“Hello, my name is Jenna Little, I am a Registered Dietitian, Certified Group Fitness Instructor and one happy mama to two beautiful girls!  Happy Mamas was born out of my passion for nutrition, exercising, teaching others about healthy lifestyles and encouraging women!  I am a native eastern North Carolina girl and I love living in… Continued

The Daikon Radish is a long, white, slender vegetable that is widely used throughout Asia. Daikon is a mild-flavored winter radish. How to Select: Skin should be skinny, firm, and smooth with crisp roots. Avoid radishes with cracks and bruises. How to Store: Wrap Daikon Radish tightly in plastic and refrigerate for up to 3 days. Nutrition: Daikon radish is very low in calories, fat-free, cholesterol free, and a good sources of vitamin C.  

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Rainy Day Deals

Inspired by Joaquin, Midtown Farmers Market has started an incentive program for rainy days.  Should we have a rainy Saturday morning, we are going to make it worth your while.  How does “Rainy Day Deals” sound? Let’s hope that we don’t have any more rainy Saturdays, but just in case! Below are some of the Farmers/Vendors that will… Continued

Good Graces Dog Treats

Vendor Spotlight: Good Grace Dog Treats

Good Grace’s is a home-based, two-woman owned and operated dog treat company. All of their treats are hand made. They use only human-grade ingredients, with no chemicals, preservatives or coloring and offer 8 “regular” recipes (which include vegetarian and vegan options) and 8 “specialty” recipes (which include grain-free, gluten-free, wheat-free and vegetarian options), each and… Continued

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Pie Bake Off Winner is…

Connie of Connie’s Custom Creations with her Blueberry Peach Pie!  Congratulations. Linda with S&L Farm took a very close second with her famous Buttermilk Pie. Thank you to the vendors that participated in the Pie Bake Off; Strong Arm Baking Co, S&L Farm, Old Milburnie Farm and the Midtown Events Team. Thanks to all our… Continued

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Did you know GRAPES…

History The first recognized muscadine cultivar was a bronze selection, found before 1760 by Isaac Alexander in Tyrrell County, NC. It was first known as the ‘Big White Grape’, and was later named ‘Scuppernong’ after the area in which it was found. With time, the name scuppernong became generic with all bronze muscadines, However, this… Continued

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Old Milburnie Farm Fall Dinners

 Old Milburnie Farm’s will be hosting bi-monthly dinners this Fall. The dinners will feature some of Raleigh’s best chefs, local produce, local meat, and beverage pairings. Each chef will work closely with OMF to plan a menu that reflects the chef’s passions and the seasonal ingredients at their disposal. Each of the four dinners will benefit… Continued