Using Your EBT or Debit Card at the Market?

Posted on: Aug 05, 2015

It’s so easy to pay for your fresh produce, meat or baked items with your EBT or debit card.  In Downtown Lincolnton, see the market manager to swipe your card and buy market tokens. There’s no fee and you can spend your tokens with most of the vendors at the West Water Street location. If.. read more →

Food Preservation Classes – Reserve Your Jar!

Posted on: May 18, 2015

Melinda Houser will be teaching her Food Preservation classes beginning in June.  Reservations are required and the cost is $10 per class.  Come learn the food safety tested methods for canning, freezing, pickling and jams from and Extension expert.  Call 704-736-8461 to make your reservation.  Click here for more information. read more →

Strawberries are here at all three markets!

Posted on: May 08, 2015

Strawberries are making their appearance at all three markets beginning May 9th!  This week the Downtown Lincolnton Market will open on Tuesday morning at 7am; DSS will open on Thursday morning; and Denver and Downtown Lincolnton on Saturday mornings.  Three markets — Three different days of the week for fresh local produce!  Enjoy! read more →

Winter Markets for 2015

Posted on: Jan 16, 2015

The winter market schedule has been posted and Denver and Lincolnton will be running this Saturday January 17, 2015.  We are expecting:  eggs, lettuce, broccoli, spinach, collards, sweet greens, sweet potatoes, kale, jams & jellies, and meat (in Denver). read more →

Denver Market Filled with Song!

Posted on: Dec 05, 2014

The Market @ Denver will be filled with holiday song as the Olde Town Carolers perform this Saturday between 9 and 11am.  Fresh collards and arugula will be available along with local meat, eggs, and handmade crafts for your holiday gifts. read more →

Safe Pesticide Disposal this Week!

Posted on: Oct 27, 2014

Safe pesticides disposal at the Downtown Lincolnton Farmers Market parking lot, October 30, 2014, with the NC Department of Agriculture from 10 to 2pm.  For details read more →

Is a Food Council right for Lincoln County?

Posted on: Oct 27, 2014

Learn more about food councils and what they are accomplishing across North Carolina on Oct 28th at the Citizen’s Center in Lincolnton.  NC Cooperative Extension is hosting Jared Cates from Carolina Farm Stewardship Association to explain food councils.  With help from community partners, we will discuss the potential for a food council in LIncoln County... read more →

Learning about a Food Council for Lincoln County

Posted on: Oct 10, 2014

What if people concerned about food, health, and community got together to coordinate their efforts?  You’d have a food council!  Join us to learn about food councils and the potential for one in Lincoln County at 6:30 pm on October 28,  2014.  All are welcome! For more info         read more →

Pickle Making Time is at Hand!

Posted on: Jun 13, 2014

I had a great visit at Jack Leonhardt’s farm this week, and was amazed at the amount of produce he is growing.  He plants some vegetables 4 times a year to lengthen his season.  If you want to learn to make pickles, contact the Extension office.  Melinda Houser will be teaching a class on pickles.. read more →

Mushrooms are back in town!

Posted on: May 30, 2014

Brian Rollins is brings shiitake mushrooms to the Downtown Lincolnton market this Saturday! Perfect with Loyd Lewis’ bok choy for a delicious stir fry! read more →