Roots Farmers Market at Northgate Mall
Saturday 8 AM-12 Noon, Gregson St Entrance
Stop by the market Saturday and enter our raffle for Vivian Howard’s cookbook, Deep Run Roots! And pick up your farm-fresh greens, blueberries, veggies, potatoes, chicken and duck eggs, beef, cut flowers, mushrooms and garden plants.ALSO: Tomato tastings: Find your favorite tomato by sampling a wide range of heirloom and standard tomatoes. Our farmers ( all located just a few miles from the market) are committed to providing you with sustainably grown, little or no chemical, produce and berries.For entertainment, Paul Bush will play his fiddle from
9:00 to 11:30.
Saturday’s vendors include:
Accent on Annuals: John will have pints of chem-free blueberries
including Brightwell, Powderblue, Tifblue and a mixture for his last
market day this season. He will have colorful coleus for that shady
corner or container.
Bumpnose Road Farm will have oyster and shiitake mushrooms and duck eggs.
Caywood Farm: Final week for ground beef – you all bought a whole animal!
Chickpea Farm: Tomatoes (about a dozen varieties and two cherries),
Yukon Gold and red potatoes, okra, eggplant, cucumbers, eggs, beets,
tomatillos, beans, a few peppers. Plants: butterfly weed, hibiscus and
Dandies Farm: Blueberries, Tomatoes (early girls, mountain, cherry mix,
and salad), Kohlrabi, Cucumbers, Basil, Bell pepper green and a few red,
Chives, Squash (variety), parsley, Elephant garlic and garlic flowers,
fennel bulb, Eggplant, a few carrots.
The Family Farmstead will be there with cut flowers, soup and knuckle
bones, organ meats and stew meat.
The Microgreenery will be cutting microgreens fresh, right before your
eyes! Sunflower shoots, purple radish, popcorn shoots, salad mixes
including broccoli, kale, kohlrabi, cabbage, arugula, mustard, amaranth,
pak choi. We will also have a few veggie starts, cucumber, watermelon,
and zucchini starts.
Red Birds Farm: Eggs, Tomatoes, Squash, Cucumbers, Canteloupe, Romaine
Lettuce, Mixed Baby Salad Greens, Assorted Herbs, Beets, Kale, Chard,
Okra, Purple Hull Peas.
Toad Hill Farm: Mike and Nicole will be there with lots of summer
staples including cucumbers, 4 kinds of peppers, 6 kinds of tomatoes,
eggplants, beans (soy and lima and regular green), kale, collards,
beets, carrots and lots of potatoes that need good homes. We’ll have
some fresh herbs (sage, dill and basil) too!
Esmerelda’s Cafe offers hot coffee, pastries, and breakfast sandwiches.
Please no pets, other than service animals, at the market.
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Check out the stories of our farmers at www.durhamroots.org!
- Market opens 8 am and runs to noon.
- Plenty of convenient parking!
- Dog Policy: We all love dogs but since food is sold at the market we cannot have dogs at the market ( service dogs excepted).
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Check out the stories of our farmers at www.durhamroots.or