Raleigh Downtown Farmer's Market

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The Annual Celebration of Cheese, August 13, 2014

Cheese lovers and locavores, get your tastebuds ready for CHEESE PLEASE!, a unique event celebrating North Carolina's delicious culinary cheese scene. From 10 am-2 pm at City Plaza, the Market will host an incredible local cheese festival to showcase a wide selection of the area's finest cheese and cheese makers.

CHEESE PLEASE! activities include:

  • Epic Grilled Cheese Cook-Off featuring downtown Raleigh chefs from Buku, Gravy, and The Oakz
  • Artisan cheese sampling from  local vendors: Paradox Farm Creamery, Goat Lady Cheese, and Mr. Russell’s Brie Soups
  • Food truck fare from American Meltdown
  • Live music from Dark Rising Water
  • Beer tasting from Bombshell Beer Co.
  • Fresh produce, meats, and artisan baked goods
  • Local lunch vendors

#SAYCHEESE Photo Contest - Chance to win $50 in Market Bucks

On August 13 from 10 am-2 pm, snap a photo at the CHEESE PLEASE! Festival, using #saycheese on Instagram/Twitter for a chance to win $50 in Market Bucks! Winner with the most likes wins. Be creative! Be cheesy!