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watermelons

August 10th, 2020 Supply Update: We’ve moved to local tomatoes and watermelons as these crops really do well in the heat every summer.

Crazy hot weather for the past two weeks has stopped harvesting on many items here in North Carolina. Blueberries, Squash and Cucumbers are all finished for a while but we should have another crop of squash coming to maturity in [...]

August 7, 2020 Produce Supply Update
Onions, Yellow

August 3rd, 2020 Supply Update: Onion farmers are beginning their seasons in many areas and shipping freshly harvested new crop onions.

Crazy hot weather for the past two weeks has stopped harvesting on many items here in North Carolina. Blueberries, Squash and Cucumbers are all finished for a while but we should have another crop coming to maturity in September or [...]

August 3, 2020 Produce Supply Update
Local Corn

July 27th, 2020 Supply Update: Crazy hot weather for the past two weeks has stopped harvesting on many items here in North Carolina

Crazy hot weather for the past two weeks has stopped harvesting on many items here in North Carolina. Blueberries, Squash and Cucumbers are all finished for a while but we should have another crop coming to maturity in September or [...]

July 24, 2020 Produce Supply Update
lettuces

July 13th, 2020 Supply Update: All lettuces, but especially iceberg and romaine are extremely tight right now and expected to stay that way for a while.

Lots of local products are beginning to come to market. We have local cabbage, corn, blueberries, peppers, squash, zucchini all getting started. We’re looking forward to a great growing season, and with the weather finally drying out the farmers are [...]

July 10, 2020 Produce Supply Update
Russet Potatoes

June 29th, 2020 Supply Update: Russet potatoes from Idaho remain a very good value

Lots of local products are beginning to come to market. We have cabbage, corn, cucumbers, blueberries, peppers, squash, zucchini all getting started. We’re looking forward to a great growing season, and with the weather finally drying out the farmers are [...]

June 26, 2020 Produce Supply Update

June 22th, 2020 Supply Update: We have cabbage, corn, cucumbers, blueberries, squash, zucchini all getting started.

Lots of local products are beginning to come to market. We have cabbage, corn, cucumbers, blueberries, squash, zucchini all getting started. We’re looking forward to a great growing season, but here locally we’ve seen a deluge of rain for almost [...]

June 19, 2020 Produce Supply Update
Limes

June 8th, 2020 Supply Update: Lots of local products are beginning to come to market.

Lots of local products are beginning to come to market. We have cabbage, cucumbers, blueberries, squash, zucchini all getting started. We’re looking forward to a great growing season. NC strawberries are finished for the season. Last week’s high temps were [...]

June 5, 2020 Produce Supply Update
Green Pepper

May 25, 2020 Supply Update: It’s good to have our friends and customers back in business!

It’s good to have our friends and customers back in business! We missed you and know that it has been a difficult time for many of you. We’re here for you and want to help with your reopening. We’re stocking [...]

May 22, 2020 Produce Supply Update
broccoli

May 8, 2020 Supply Update: Broccoli is plentiful on both coasts and pricing is very attractive.

Broccoli is plentiful on both coasts and pricing is very attractive. NC growers should begin harvesting next week and we’re looking forward to bringing in the local product for you. Blueberries are still being harvested in large numbers in California. [...]

May 15, 2020 Produce Supply Update
Blueberries, leafy greens update

May 4, 2020 Supply Update: In a normal year, we would all be scrambling to get ready for this coming weekend.

In a normal year, we would all be scrambling to get ready for this coming weekend. Mother’s Day, college graduation weekend, and just a pretty spring weekend that brings people out and about all normally combine in a great shot [...]

May 1, 2020 Produce Supply Update