Arbor Day Celebration Set For NC Farmers Market

The prospect of warmer weather is expected to help attract a crowd as the State Farmers Market hosts the N.C. Arbor Day Celebration.

Saturday's event is free and features forest-related exhibits, demonstrations and hands-on activities for the whole family.

The Triangle Chapter of the Society of American Foresters will be passing out 1,000 redbud seedlings for planting. Small plants will be available for youth to take home and grow in their backyards. In addition, students interested in a career in natural resources can speak with N.C. State University faculty about related majors and jobs.

Market vendors will be selling vegetable plants, ornamentals, shrubs and a variety of locally grown produce including greens, sweet potatoes, greenhouse tomatoes and tunnel house strawberries.


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