Several farmers markets across the Triangle are hosting special pre-Thanksgiving markets on Nov. 24.
The markets will be selling sweet potatoes, salad greens, broccoli, turnips, radishes, collards, kale, winter squashes, beets, homemade artisan breads, pies, cakes, goat and cow cheeses and homemade granola, jams, jellies, pickles and hot sauces. Visit trianglefarmersmarkets.wordpress.com for more information plus holiday recipe ideas.
If you are still trying to order a locally-raised turkey, the website offers information about which farmers at each market are selling them. It may be too late but it’s worth a try.
Here is a list of the markets open on Nov. 24:
▪ Carrboro Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m. Tuesday, Carrboro Town Commons, 301 Main St., Carrboro.
▪ Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market, 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill, outside University Mall.
▪ Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market, 2-5 p.m. Tuesday, 480 Hillsboro St., Pittsboro, outside the historic Chatham Mills building.
▪ Durham Farmers’ Market, 2-5 p.m. Tuesday, 501 Foster St., Durham, in pavilion at Durham Central Park.
▪ Eno River Farmers’ Market, 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, 144 E Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.
▪ Fearrington Farmers’ Market, 4 p.m. until..., Fearrington Village.
▪ South Durham Farmers’ Market, 3:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, 5410 N.C. 55 at Sedwick Road, Durham, Greenwood Commons.
▪ Western Wake Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m. Tuesday, 1225 Morrisville Carpenter Road, Cary.
Of course, the State Farmer’s Market is Raleigh is also open all week: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. every day, 1201 Agriculture St, Raleigh. Info: ncagr.gov/markets/facilities/markets/raleigh/index.htm