Spring fruit and vegetables are in and Raleigh and its surrounding areas want to make sure you get the freshest, most delicious choices possible! Stop by one of the several farmers markets in the area and reserve the right to be choosy!

Stocked with spring season crops like leafy greens, strawberries, and broccoli, Raleigh’s State Farmers Market is open from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. The market provides 75 acres worth of fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables. This unique market also hosts a meat and dairy section where you can get actual home-churned butter, homemade cheese, and farm eggs. Don’t settle for grocery store substitutes ever again, these are the REAL deal! You will also find quite an assortment of meat choices here as many vendors provide bison, venison, and even ostrich to purchase.

Other farmers markets to check out in the area are the newly relocated Downtown Farmers Market in City Plaza, the Farmers Market at North Hills, the Wake Forest Farmers’ Market, and the Apex Farmers Market. No matter which destination you choose, you are always guaranteed wholesale prices, friendly farmers, and of course the freshest of the fresh. So don’t miss this opportunity to indulge in some of Greater Raleigh’s most excellent bounty. Your taste buds will be thanking you later.