Tag Archives: Pittsboro

2016 Season Opening Dates

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We’re hard at work getting the farm ready for the 2016 farmers’ market season, which will be opening in just a few weeks!  This year Red Roots Farm will be a vendor at the following markets: Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market, Saturdays 8am-12pm starting April 2 Fearrington Farmers’ Market, Tuesdays 4-6pm starting April 5 Pittsboro Farmers’ […]

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Thai Red Roselle, a.k.a. the Tea Hibiscus Plant

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In celebration of Eat a Rainbow Week, we brought samples of bright red iced hibiscus tea to the Pittsboro Farmers’ Market this week. Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) is a species of hibiscus with edible calyxes (sepals which form at the base of the flowers to protect the developing fruit).  It is grown as a commercial plant […]

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Farmers’ Markets Opening This Week

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It’s official!  We’ll be vendors at the Fearrington Farmers’ Market for the 2014 season.  The market opens this week (April 1) and runs every Tuesday from 4 to 6 pm until Thanksgiving.  While we aren’t able to make it this week (it’s been a cold, wet, slow start to the season), you should come by […]

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