Uptown Umbrella Market-
The market is held weekly on Wednesday evenings from 5-8pm weekly from May through August. The Uptown Umbrella Market is an event founded to pursue the following goals:
-To provide an inviting, centrally located, and hospitable space for contact between area farmers, artisans, producers, crafters, and the public.
-To promote the sale of locally grown produce, plants, baked goods, freshly caught seafood, meats, dairy, art and other hand-crafted products.
-To increase access to fresh, nourishing, locally-produced foods and other products of local labor.
-To enhance the quality of life in the Greenville area by providing a community activity which fosters an entrepreneurial spirit, social gathering, interaction, equity, education, and helps to build a sustainable local economy and sense of place for residents and visitors.
(Why? Get local goods and produce straight from the source!)
Five Points Plaza (Evans & 5th St)
Wednesdays 5-8 pm May-August
Pitt County Farmer’s Market-
North Carolina Farm Fresh is a directory of pick-your-own farms, roadside farm markets, and farmers markets throughout North Carolina. It is designed to help the consumer, find the freshest locally grown fruits, vegetables, Christmas trees, ornamental plants, flowers, and herbs.
(Why? It’s the farmer’s market, come on!)
4560 County Home Road Greenville, NC 27834
Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 8 am-1 pm, Friday 8 am-3 pm; March – December
Duck Rabbit Brewing Company (Farmville)-
We are a small packaging microbrewery located in Farmville, North Carolina. We sold our first beer in August of 2004. We specialize in beautiful, delicious, full flavored dark beers. When we brew, we’re happy and we dance. During fermentation, we sing softly to the yeast. Please try our beer and enjoy a taste of contentment!
(Why? Ask them to sing the “Doppelbock Song”)
4519 W Pine St Farmville NC 27828
Tasting Room and Tours 3-7 pm Fridays
Mother Earth Brewing Company-
We craft beer with artisanal devotion, and every bottle is brewed using sustainable practices. Because North Carolina isn’t just where we brew, it’s where we live.
(Why? Great tasting area, bring in or order outside food and enjoy!)
311 N Herritage St Kinston, NC 28501
Tasting Room and Tours 4-10 pm Fridays
Leggett Farms Summer CSA Boxes
Our CSA members purchase a “share” in the farm at the beginning of the season, and receive a weekly box of vegetables. Pick-up sites for 2013 will include Washington, Chocowinity, Greenville, and New Bern, NC. Home delivery is available for an additional fee.
(Why? Nothing beats farm fresh produce in the summer time. Recommend splitting a small share with a friend, plenty of food and about 25 bucks a week)
1520 Leggett Rd. Washington, NC 27889