Figs, Pawpaws and Persimmons, PLUS...

This final SUMMER weekend could be the LAST weekend to SMASH your face into some of the best tasting WATERMELONS ever! And if that is not enough, the fruit options include figs, pawpaws and persimmons plus refreshing juices and concentrates to add some zip to your mock cocktails while firing up the grill!

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...let's Talk about GOATS!

Like any artisan product, each maker has their own style and touch that is unique to their talents. With GOAT cheese and GOAT products, how the animal is raised, what it eats are key factors that determine some of the base flavor. Lucky for CFM, we have two of the NC award winning goat cheese producers on hand every week!

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Good Stuff Galore

There is a LOT of Good Stuff going on in our community and a lot more in the works all over town, including the opening of bridges and roads, yippee! Seriously, some of our longtime environmental and education partners are rocking the good stuff…

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Seeing MORE THAN Red

Let's do some MASSIVE MESSAGING about the many varieties of delicious, beautiful melons and maters that are orange, yellow, green, striped, purple, shades of white and combos of two or more spectrum colors, including red, that are available at farmers markets like Cobblestone and rarely make it to the grocery store!

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It is National Farmers Market week!

Did you know that when you shop at a farmers market, 100% of your food dollar goes directly to the farmer versus 15 cents on the dollar at a retail grocer? Those direct dollars often translate into producers' business growth which means new jobs on the farm, in the bakery, in the winery or the cheese cave!

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Puttin' UP and Savin' Dollars!

It is definitely that time of year where the eyes are bigger than the stomach because we want to eat ALL of the fresh food coming off the farms, orchards and inside the bakeries, kitchens and wineries! We think there are TWO great options to over eating...PUTTIN' UP!

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Choose Nutritious & Local

Farmers markets play an important role in providing Americans with access to nutritious LOCAL foods and the Cobblestone Farmers Market is thankful and adamant about providing the FRESHEST food to folks using government food support.

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Summer Food & Frolic

Summer is like a continuous party with food and frolic at the very core! No matter where you are, area farmers who are sustainably producing are bringing their greatest bounty to markets all over the country. YOU know where to find them and get your taste of summer in every bite or sip!

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