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Free chamber shopping bags Sunday at Cary Farmers Market

Published: Thursday, July 4, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT
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Customers shop for vegetables at the Cary Farmers Market.

Free Cary Grove chamber bags for the first 100 attendees and free chances to win bags of farmers market groceries are among the special activities planned for this Sunday at the Cary Farmers Market. 

The Cary Farmers Market is held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays in the Metra  commuter parking lot.  You can enter the lot at the intersection of High Road and West Main Street in downtown Cary.

The first Sunday of the month is Special Event Day at the Cary Farmers Market.  In addition to the free shopping bags, there will be outdoor entertainment this Sunday by the 4 Strings Attached ensemble, a group of young violinists, and additional vendors with great new products.

The Cary Farmers Market is attracting hundreds of shoppers each Sunday for a tremendous selection of farm fresh produce, eggs, meats and baked items.  The event has become a community social, with residents attending each week to connect with friends and neighbors and shop from a great selection of healthy local products.  

The Cary Farmers Market offers a wide selection of items, with the variety changing each week. Vendors include Blessed Roots Farm, Dawn’s Bread, Deanne’s Desserts, Foley Farm Produce, Friends Country Market, Harms Farms, Jeffrey Farms, Inc., La Spiceria, Laura’s Kitchen and Mentoring Gardens Market, M. Belle’s Pie & Bake Shop, Mad Discs & Dyes, Magnificent Dips, May’s Honey Farm, Middlebury Farms, Inc., Periwinkle Florist, Prairie Pure Cheese, R Family Farm, Inc., S & S Garden Center, Inc., Simply Eat Real, Sharpening by Kris,  Slippery Indulgence, Soap of the Earth, Something to Bark About, The Cheese People, The Jam Lady and Twin Garden Farms.

Market fare includes a wide selection of farm fresh fruits and vegetables, French breads and pastries, desserts including gluten free specials, spices, fresh salsas, jams, salad dressings and other condiments, organic vegetables, local honey, fresh fruit pies, dips, cheeses, eggs, farm raised meats, homemade soaps and cleaning products and much more. There is also knife sharpening available

Parking at the Cary Farmers Market in the Metra lot is free and there are ample spaces available to park near the vendors. For information on the market, visit

The Cary Farmers Market continues Sundays through Sept. 29.

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