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Farmer’s market takes fresh look at helping local farmers and missions

A new, Mint Hill-based farmer’s market is bringing a fresh way to support local farmers and local nonprofits to the Charlotte area.

Founders Nick Knock and Leconte Lee combined their passions of health and public service to create go-go fresco, a new kind of farmer’s market.

Go-go fresco brings fresh produce from local farms like Barbee Farms and The Farm at Dover Vineyards to sell at different locations around Charlotte, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting local nonprofits like Habitat for Humanity and Charlotte Rescue Mission.

The idea came to Knock as he was riding his bike to the coffee shop one day, and from there it snowballed into a new take on both charity and produce.

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By |March 20th, 2013|Around Town|3 Comments

A few more weeks left for the farmers market

Numerous visitors and new vendors continue to attend the farmers market at the Mint Hill Historical Society on Matthews-Mint Hill Road.  Last Saturday was the first farmers market in September, the final month of the season.

“It’s been wonderful.  Every year we keep getting more people aware of the farmers market, and it has been great […]

By |September 7th, 2012|Around Town|0 Comments

Farmers Market opens May 5

The Mint Hill Farmers Market will open its season May 5 with more than produce. Visitors can listen to folk music and learn about the history of Mint Hill. The market will be open Saturdays 9 am to 1 pm and run until September 29.

By |April 27th, 2012|Around Town, Food|1 Comment