Hitting Our Stride: Week 3 at the Roanoke Valley Farmers Market!

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When? Saturday, June 12, 2021, from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (and every Saturday until Fall)

Where? 378 NC Highway 158. Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870

We are now on Google Maps, so feel free to search “Roanoke Valley Farmers Market” to find us if you’re coming from far away! If you’re local or prefer to use landmarks, we are half a mile west of Bobby’s Supermarket on Highway 158. To reach us from Rightmyer Machine Rentals: go North on Highway 48 for half a mile, turn left on Highway 158, and go a half a mile.

The Roanoke Valley Farmers’ Market has had two successful weeks so far, thanks to the support of our community members, and the dedication of our farmers, craftspeople, and local producers. Special thanks also for the support of Cooperative Extension staff in Halifax and Northampton counties in getting our market ready to thrive this year, and especially to Mr. Michael Pittman and those affiliated with Operation Restart for their consistent hard work.

We hope to see you on Saturday for Week 3!

We will be featuring our beloved vendors from previous weeks, in addition to some farmers and artisans who have not yet been in attendance! Summer fruits and vegetables are coming in quickly! We are proud to announce that all goods for sale at Roanoke Valley Farmers’ Market have been grown or produced locally. Come help support your neighbors who produce many of the things we love, and explore a variety of healthy, cost-effective choices!

Some of the high-quality, affordable products available this season include but are not limited to:

  • Fruits & Vegetables
  • Local Artisan Products
  • Eggs & Meats
  • Honey
  • Ornamental Plants
  • Barbecue Sandwiches (Fundraiser)

Future Saturdays at the RVFM will include:

  • Mobile Food Vendors (Food Trucks)
  • Community resources and public outreach services
  • Food and Nutrition Education programs
  • Public Gardens
  • Dog play area
  • Counseling services/referrals, confidential emotional support services

The Roanoke Valley Farmers Market is a space for all people to exchange goods, services, and ideas, and to come together in a positive and healthy environment. Come out and enjoy local produce and spend time with your fellow community members! We will be open every Saturday until Fall; please feel free to share the exciting news with family, friends, and anybody you know!

If you are an interested vendor or for more information contact:

John Lyttle
Area Agent, Agriculture – Horticulture
N.C. Cooperative Extension, Halifax County Center

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John Lyttle, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJohn LyttleExtension Agent, Agriculture - Small Farms & Local Foods Call John Email John N.C. Cooperative Extension, Durham County Center
Updated on Aug 9, 2021
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