State Farmers Market Hosts Pecan Day Thursday

Jim Rogers North Carolina

RALEIGH – The State Farmers Market in Raleigh, North Carolina (N.C.), will host Pecan Day Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the event center located between the Farmers Building and the Market Shoppes retail building.

North Carolina pecan field day

Visitors can enjoy free samples and pick up new recipes while shopping for this holiday favorite ingredient. This event is sponsored by the N.C. Pecan Growers Association, the State Farmers Market Restaurant and the State Farmers Market.

Many vendors offer hand-picked N.C. pecans shelled and in-the-shell nuts by the pound or in bulk, along with other pecan goodies. Pecan candies, pies, cakes and other treats can be found inside the Market Shoppes.

The State Farmers Market is one of four, state-operated farmers markets located across North Carolina. It is located at 1201 Agriculture St. in Raleigh, Exit 297 off Interstate 40. The market offers seasonal produce, fresh meats and seafood, and a large variety of specialty products. The market is also home to Market Imports, Super-Sod, three restaurants and a coffee shop. For more information visit www.statefarmersmarker.org or follow them on Facebook.