Rocky Mount Farmers Market – A Great Destination – Sharing A Sweet Potato Recipe With You – Enjoy!

4813005261_8fea7ee87d_bMarket Location
1006 Peachtree St.
Rocky Mount, NC 

Honey Cinnamon Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients: 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes

2 tablespoons honey – 2 tablespoons olive oil – 1 teaspoon cinnamon – 1/2 teaspoon salt – 1/2 teaspoon pepper

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Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large bowl, combine the honey, olive oil, cinnamon, salt and pepper. Add the sweet potatoes and toss to coat. Dump potatoes onto a large rimmed baking sheet. Roast for 25-30 minutes, stirring halfway through cooking. Serves 4

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SFH Photographs – Enticing you to a Farm to Table Experience

The Rocky Mount Farmers Market – A Multilayered Asset

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Farmer markets are primary assets in a community’s revitalization. Thriving markets strengthen not only local economies and community identity, but they also have positive impacts on people’s health and nutrition.  The Rocky Mount Farmers Market is an asset we can be proud of that lends itself to the stability of the community.

From savoring produce at the peak of freshness to meeting the people who grow your food, there are countless reasons to enjoy the Rocky Mount Farmers Market. The fruits and vegetables you buy there are the freshest and tastiest available. Just being there makes me feel connected to the earth, the weather, and the turning of the year. The RMFM has become a community hub—a place where we meet up with friends, can bring our children, buy a beautiful bouquet of fresh cut flowers.

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You’re doing a great thing when you support the family farmers at the RMFM, now that large agribusiness dominates food production in the U.S.  Small family farms have a hard time competing in the food marketplace. Buying directly from farmers gives them a better return for their produce and gives them a fighting chance in today’s globalized economy. While wandering through the RMFM, remember, we are connected to something larger than ourselves that has great consequences. The season is well underway, don’t delay, treat yourself and family to this multilayered asset in our community.

Here is the link to the official site of the RMFM. It has a Youtube video of  some of the farmers talking  about the things they grow and bring to the market.