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Cast Iron Waffles and Cluck Around added to Atherton Market

The following is the weekly newsletter from Atherton Market manager, Lynn Caldwell. The farmers market is open year round, 5 days a week Tue-Sat 9am -2pm with extended hours on Tue until 7pm. What’s happening this week at the Atherton Market? We have the opportunity to introduce not one, but two new vendors to the … Continue reading

Atherton Market wins Historic Charlotte Blast for the Past Award

Congratulations are in order for the Atherton Market for their Blast for the Past Award from Historic Charlotte for adaptive reuse of a building in a historic district. The award ceremony will be on October 10th and if you would like to purchase tickets to attend, please note the details below in the weekly Atherton … Continue reading

Go Green this Halloween. Costume Swap 2012

Some people recycle bottles and cans, others cardboard and paper but this year try something new and recycle your children’s Halloween Costume. The Green Halloween Costume Swap 2012 has begun and it’s a great way to save a few dollars and recycle last years Halloween costume by swapping for a “new to you” costume. If … Continue reading

Atherton Market Update

Before I jump into the market update for Atherton, I wanted to let you know why I haven’t updated the blog in the last few days. My wife and I celebrated the birth of our first child on Friday, Sept 14th and I’ve been caught up in the new world of fatherhood. It’s awesome and … Continue reading

Bringing You Local Since 1979

South End offers two great places for buying local food on a weekly basis: Atherton Market and Healthy Home Market. Atherton Market is Charlotte’s first year round, indoor farmer’s market that has been open for a couple years and now operating 5 days a week. Scroll down to see this week’s Market Newsletter. Healthy Home … Continue reading

Atherton Market: Come Experience Local

Come experience the local produce of the region at the Atherton Farmer’s Market. Open 5 days a week, Tue – Sat from 9am to 2pm. Short trip down the light rail to East/West Station and quick walk south about half a block to Atherton Mill. The market is in the old Trolley Barn. See the … Continue reading

Visit South End on way to CarolinaFest 2012

CarolinaFest 2012 happens today in Uptown on Tryon Street from 10am to 6pm and will have a great line up of events and music. Chairman of the Board, Jeff Bridges and James Taylor are some of the headline acts for today. You will want to check out the Legacy Village as well. Lot of folks are asking … Continue reading

South End in The New York Times

The latest mention of South End comes from The New York Times in their Dining & Wine section in the article, “Charlotte Wakes Up Bankers’ Taste Buds”. While they praise NC for BBQ, they slam Charlotte as a place to find good BBQ so instead they focus on the “local food” offerings. South End got mentions for … Continue reading

Farmers Market Update

As a reminder, the Atherton Farmers Market is open 5 days a week (Tue-Sat) from 9am to 2pm with extended hours on Tuesday until 7pm. Enjoy the update from market manager, Lynn Caldwell. What’s happening this week at the Atherton Market? Today is the last time I’ll talk about school for a while, but because … Continue reading

Off to Market We Go

Saturday morning and the Atherton Market has been open for an hour already with lots of great local produce, proteins and local sourced food items. Below you can read the weekly market update, see some pictures from my visit this past week of a couple vendors and see what Luck Fish will be serving up … Continue reading

South End highlighted on Charlotte in 2012 Blog

In case you missed the post from the Charlotte in 2012 website about South End…here you go. Nice call out for some of the great places in our neighborhood!. As a reminder, there is a great resource online for those who plan to follow DNC 2012 via Twitter. Exploring Charlotte: Historic South End Posted on … Continue reading

Saturday at Atherton Mill and Market

As you wake up this Saturday morning and plan your day, I recommend a trip to Atherton Market. We go to grocery stores to buy food but we go to farmers markets for an experience. Clearly you are getting the freshest, local produce and proteins around when you shop a market, but you get the social … Continue reading

South End Local Foodie Finder

I always enjoy relaying the weekly newsletter from Atherton Market but it dawned on me that South End offers a variety of Local Food options and those stories need to be shared. With that in mind I am starting a weekly post called South End Local Foodie Finder. Here I will relay weekly updates on the places, events and specials pertaining to Local Food in South End. The Atherton … Continue reading

Atherton Market: New Hours and Grilling Demo

Atherton Market starts their new 5 day a week schedule today. They are now Tue – Sat 9am to 2pm. Read the newsletter below from market manager, Lynn Caldwell for all the details. What’s happening this week at the Atherton Market? Consistent hours, cooperative vendors, creative displays and signage!  That is what is new and … Continue reading

Atherton Market, Now 5 Days a Week!

We have all been waiting for it and this week it finally happens. Atherton Market will now be open 5 days a week starting Tuesday. The new hours will be Tuesday through Saturday from 9am to 2pm and on Tuesday only they will keep their original later hours of being open until 7pm. On Tuesday evenings and … Continue reading

Mint Chocolate Chip takes Gold

This past Saturday, South End hosted the first ever Homemade Ice Cream Churn Off at the Atherton Market. What began as just a fun idea while on family vacation turned into a great community wide event. We had 6 different entries for our first Churn Off: Key Lime Yogurt, Strawberry Ice Cream, Vanilla Ice Cream with … Continue reading

Ice Cream Churn Off Today at Atherton

Ready for some homemade ice cream?!?! Me too! Join us today at the Atherton Market for the first ever South End Churn Off. We have 7 homemade ice cream entries which we will start churning between 10 and 10:30am so we have the ice cream completed for judging at Noon. We will have an official … Continue reading

Atherton Market Moving to 5 Days A Week

Exciting news coming from Atherton Market this week. Below is Lynn’s weekly newsletter so I won’t steal all her thunder and let you read it. One note about the South End Churn Off. Many of you want to come taste the ice cream. Make certain you are at the market by noon on Saturday if … Continue reading

Saturday at Atherton Market: Homemade Ice Cream

So many great reasons to make a trip to Atherton Market a part of your Saturday morning….great produce and proteins, fresh breads and baked goods, and today starting around 11am we will be churning some homemade ice cream in preparation for the South End Churn Off next Saturday, Aug 4th. We’ll be giving away free … Continue reading

Atherton Market Update

The following is the weekly newsletter from Lynn Caldwell, Manager of the Atherton Market. It’s an incredible feature to have a year round, in-door market in South End, and I appreciate all the hard work from Lynn and the vendors to make this happen! To subscribe to the Atherton Market Newsletter click here. Check out … Continue reading

South End Churn Off – Aug 4th

Who doesn’t love ice cream and if you’ve never had homemade ice cream then you are in for a real treat. South End and the Atherton Market are bringing you the first South End Churn Off on Saturday, August 4th at the Atherton Market. Details to compete are below and we will have a few … Continue reading

Start your Saturday at Atherton Market

The following is the weekly newsletter from Lynn Caldwell, Manager of the Atherton Market. It’s an incredible feature to have a year round, in-door market in South End that now takes EBT. I appreciate all the hard work from Lynn and the vendors to make this happen! To subscribe to the Atherton Market Newsletter click here. … Continue reading

Another Modern Dinner at Atherton Market Announced

You may recall back in December when I attended the first pop up restaurant modern dinner at the Atherton Market. It was a remarkable culinary experience and they are back with another one scheduled for July 22nd. Only 20 reservations so you better act fast if you are interested. All the details below and the … Continue reading

Market in the Morning, Movie in the Evening

Saturday morning just isn’t Saturday morning without a shopping experience at the Atherton Market. Atherton is Charlotte’s first, indoor, year round, all local farmer’s market and one of a couple markets that accepts EBT. The market has been doing a little remodeling to get ready for expanded days and hours in the near future. It’s … Continue reading

800 Pancakes Consumed, $1400 Raised!

The Second Annual Fireman’s Pancake Breakfast was a tremendous success! Last year we raised a little over $800 and this year we were trying to double that number to $1600…we came very close…$1400!! All the proceeds go to the Charlotte Fire Dept Auxiliary. Thank you for coming out to show youru support by eating pancakes. … Continue reading

Firefighters Pancake Breakfast Today

Join us this Saturday, June 16 for the 2nd Annual Firefighters Pancake Breakfast at the Atherton Market. This event is a fundraiser for the Charlotte Fire Dept Auxiliary, which is a non-profit connected to the Charlotte Fire Dept that helps care for fire fighters and their families in time of need. Pancakes will be locally sourced to the … Continue reading

Pancake Breakfast at Atherton Market to Support Firefighters

Join us this Saturday, June 16 for the 2nd Annual Firefighters Pancake Breakfast at the Atherton Market. This event is a fundraiser for the Charlotte Fire Dept Auxiliary, which is a non-profit connected to the Charlotte Fire Dept that helps care for fire fighters and their families in time of need. Pancakes will be locally sourced to the … Continue reading

Fire Fighters Pancake Breakfast this Saturday

Join us this Saturday, June 16 for the 2nd Annual Firefighters Pancake Breakfast at the Atherton Market. This event is a fundraiser for the Charlotte Fire Dept Auxiliary, which is a non-profit connected to the Charlotte Fire Dept that helps care for fire fighters and their families in time of need. Pancakes will be locally sourced to the … Continue reading

Shop Atherton Market to Prepare for Memorial Day

Below is the weekly email newsletter from Lynn Caldwell, Manager of the Atherton Market. Make plans to shop the market this Saturday to prepare for your Memorial Day Weekend!. Enjoy What’s Happening at the Market? Thanks to all of you who came to celebrate Food Revolution Day on Saturday!  If you were looking for the … Continue reading

This Week at the Atherton Market

Hope you will enjoy the market update from Lynn Caldwell, Atherton Market manager. It will be pointed out in the update but the market is closed today (Tuesday) and Wednesday but will be open on Saturday. On a side note, last Saturday I picked up some NC Shrimp from Lucky Fish and Chicken, Pork Chops and … Continue reading

Saturday at the Atherton Market

Saturday is the big day at Atherton Market and wanted to shared what you can find this Saturday at the market as well as share some of the vendors you can expect to find. They are open Saturdays from 9am to 2pm. I’ll be there later getting some grass fed beef and free range chicken … Continue reading

This Weekend: Food Trucks, Farmer’s Market and…

Start your weekend off right tonight with Food Truck Friday….it’s a household name. Your tastebuds will thank you. See the list below for the truck lineup for March 30th! Common Market Patio – it’s a beautiful day and if you don’t get there early…it will be backed. Friday night is Wine Tasting which usually start at 6pm. … Continue reading

Exploring South End by Foot

South End is a very walkable neighborhood and this past Saturday I was able to participate in my first ever South End Walking Tour. Josie Mazzaferro with Allen Tate contacted me a few weeks back to share how she put together a walking tour of Dilworth and was received so well that she wanted to … Continue reading

Another Modern Dinner Planned at Atherton Market

New Modern Dinner Announced! Many of you responded to the pop-up restaurant in Atherton Market and wanted to know when the next one was planned so here you go! The next Modern Dinner is scheduled for Saturday, February 11th – this time with Valentine’s Day in mind.  Dinner is $65 per person, all inclusive.  Drinks are at … Continue reading

Chow Down South End: Thanks for Coming!

Thanks to everyone who came out to Chow Down SE last night. Had a great time and enjoy a few of the pictures from the evening. Until next time… Holiday Chow Down in South End this Wednesday, December 14 from 5-9pm at Atherton Mill, 2000 South Blvd. That’s right…just two days away so help spread the word and … Continue reading