Pecan Day planned at N State Farmers Market Friday

Whether they pronounce it pee-kan or pi-kahn, fans of N.C. pecans will enjoy the annual Pecan Day celebration at the State Farmers Market. Visitors will be able to sample a pecan dessert and variety of pecans, as well as pick up free pecan recipes for upcoming holiday meals.

In addition, locally grown pecans will be available for purchase shelled or unshelled. There also will be a selection of pecan desserts, including cakes, pies and fudge, available for purchase.

Friday, Nov. 16  1 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Farmers Building
State Farmers Market
1201 Agriculture St.
Interstate 40, exit 297, Lake Wheeler Road

Pecan Day is sponsored by the N.C. Pecan Growers Association, State Farmers Market Restaurant, State Farmers Market and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.