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>Annual SpringFest 2011 Coming to New Bern Farmer’s Market!

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‘R Garden Greenhouse

New Bern Farmer’s Market Annual SpringFest 2011 will be Saturday, April 9th, 2011 from 8am – 4pm.

Great family day trip with over 60 vendors, all local vendors, meet your friends and neighbors. Visit Poor Charlie’s across the street, too!

Offerings: locally grown vegetables, plants, flowers, herbs, grain fed beef, strawberries, aparagus, hot house tomatoes and cucumbers fresh baked bread, cakes, pies, cookies, pastries, fudge local hand made arts and crafts: painted glass; candles; baskets; stitchery; woodwork; jewelry; photo art; note cards; pottery; woven, smocked, knitted, crocheted, and felted items fresh ground coffee, local wine, olive oil, specialty teas, BBQ sauce, kettle corn, hot dogs, crab cakes, funnel cake, chocolate nuts, lemonade, snow cones, plus t-shirts, socks, flags

Kids’ Activities:
Watch how grits and corn meal are ground on old-fashioned stone mill learn how to spin and weave on old-fashioned spinning wheel and loom see how bees make honey in a real beehive pet miniature ponies, alpacas, and baby chicks plant your own food get a face painting go for a pony ride check out old farm machinery color the Farmers Market “Harvest Bear”

Fun for the whole family. Buy local and your money stays in our community!

Submitted by: Julie McKeon, local farmer and owner of ‘R Garden, 2800 Millinder Lane (off Glenburnie Rd going towards Hatteras Yachts)