Apple tasting, cooking at the Farmers Market

  • Posted: Friday, October 4, 2013 12:26 a.m.
See Livingstone College’s Vivian Ray prepare apple recipes this Saturday at the Farmers Market.
See Livingstone College’s Vivian Ray prepare apple recipes this Saturday at the Farmers Market.

SALISBURY — Chef Vivian Ray, who heads the Livingstone College Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts program, will be at the Farmers Market Saturday morning featuring apples in a cooking and tasting demonstration of her favorite recipes for the general public. The featured recipes should be a real treat as Ray has more than 25 years of experience as a trained chef. More information about the Livingstone College Culinary Arts Program can be found at

Salisbury Farmers Market Manager Harry Agner also has this market update for local shoppers:

• Local apples;

• Custom aprons and fall decoration;

• Pimento cheese spreads, humus;

• Metal works;

• Beautiful cut flowers produced locally are at their peak;

• Assorted beef, chicken and pork products;

• Local hand-made cheese from Iredell County;

• Local field grown tomatoes have just arrived;

• Goat milk soap for those with skin problems;

• Homemade dog treats are available;

• Home baked goods continue to be a market favorite.

It is important to shop early to get the best selection as some items may be limited. Local growers make a special effort to produce clean and safe produce for their shoppers.

The fall market is now open 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays only. The market is at the corner of South Jackson and West Fisher streets in downtown Salisbury near Rowan Public Library. Go to for more information about the market and its vendors.

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