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NCDA&CS activates hotline to help farmers impacted by Hurricane Irma

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has activated its hotline to connect farmers with resources that can assist with agricultural emergencies. The toll-free number is 1-866-645-9403. The hotline operates 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. “There is still uncertainty about how … Continue reading

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Farmer FoodShare Donation Station coming to JCFM

In the coming weeks, you will see a new booth at the market.  There will be a Farmer FoodShare Donation station set up so that you can buy food at the market and donate to locals in need.  You can … Continue reading

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Why you should buy your tomatoes and other veggies at the farmers market

Source & full article https://www.treehugger.com/green-food/why-modern-tomato-tastes-cardboard.html Here’s an article on why the modern tomato tastes like cardboard from Tree Hugger: Summer tomatoes are so filled with promise: The deep, saturated color; the unique grassy fragrance; the expectation of a mouthful of … Continue reading

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Farmers Markets Stimulate Local Economies

Source: http://farmersmarketcoalition.org/education/stimulate-local-economies/ With little fanfare, the nation’s several thousand farmers markets are growing jobs and strengthening local and regional economies. As demand grows for fresh local food, and shoppers seek relationships with the farms that make such food possible, farmers markets … Continue reading

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Tomorrow at the Market 

Jackson County Transit will be our guest at the market. Please stop by their booth for more information about how they serve our community. Chef Gary from The Community Table will be sampling greens for our Market Bites this Saturday. … Continue reading

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Tomorrow at JCFM 

Dave’s Blueberries will make his first appearance at the market this weekend. Paula’s Cards will be at the market with her lovely handmade cards. Backwoods Bakery & Pizza Wagon will be back at the market with their fresh baked breads, … Continue reading

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June 3, 2017 – What’s at JCFM

Peaceful Valley Nursery will be back at the market this weekend. Herbal Ridge Botanicals will be returning with her lovely array of soaps, creams, body care and other herbal and aromatherapy products. Registered Nursery will be there with her plants … Continue reading

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