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Atherton Market Update

The following is reposted from the market manager of the Atherton Market. Lots of great events coming up so make certain you don’t miss out! What’s Happening this Week at the Atherton Market? The next big event you should know about is the Lucky Fish Oyster Roast and Low Country Boil on Friday, November 2nd.  … Continue reading

Great Events at South End Markets Today

We have two great food markets in South End: Atherton Market and Healthy Home Market. Both markets offer a great shopping experience and have wonderful events happening today. HHM has a great Oktoberfest beer tasting happening today (see flier). Lots of great events happening at the farmers market so see below but have your calendar … Continue reading

Upcoming Local Food Events

Between Healthy Home Market, the Atherton Market and all the restaurants that support local, we have a good bit of local food oriented events happening in the coming months. Below is the newsletter from Atherton Market manager Lynn Henderson which lays out the events at the market for the next couple months. Additionally, I’ve added … Continue reading

Chili Cook Off Raises $10,000 for Wounded Warrior Project

The 3rd Annual Dilworth South End Chili Cook Off was a huge success in more ways than one. For starters we had thousands of folks come to the parking lot of Atherton Mills for a great Sunday afternoon of chili, craft beer and live music. On top of all the fun, the Chili Cook Off … Continue reading

Share Your Chili Cook Off Photos

The 3rd Annual Dilworth South End Chili Cook Off was another huge success. Great weather, tasty chili, delicious local craft beer, terrific bands and lots of people. I’ll do an official recap with winners, money raised etc but wanted to see if you’d share any of your pictures with us so we can share in … Continue reading

3rd Annual Dilworth South End Chili Cook Off Today

The 3rd Annual South End / Dilworth Chili Cook Off is TODAY, Sunday, October 14th! Last year was a huge turnout and only anticipate it getting larger with more chili entries and more fun! The Chili Cook Off will be set up in the parking lot of Atherton Mill (2000 South Blvd) and starts at … Continue reading

A Great Weekend to Spend in South End

Got weekend plans? The weather is going to be great and in addition to the great shops and restaurants in South End, we have some great events happening all weekend in the neighborhood. FRIDAY First up happens tonight with Food Truck Friday at the corner of Camden and Park Ave. Eight trucks are scheduled to … Continue reading

Defining “local” at the Atherton Market

The following is the weekly newsletter from Lynn Caldwell, market manager for the Atherton Market. The farmers market is open year round, 5 days a week. Tue 9am -7pm and Wed-Sat 9am to 2pm. What’s Happening at the Market?  I’ve had a couple of questions lately about how some of our products qualify as “local,” … Continue reading

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

Chili Cook Off Competitors To Date

The 3rd Annual South End / Dilworth Chili Cook Off is quickly approaching (Oct 14th) and wanted to share the current list of competitors signed up as well as share that local beer from Triple C, Olde Mecklenburg and Natty Greene’s will be pouring at the Chili Cook Off this year! Many are still in … 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

3rd Annual Dilworth South End Chili Cook-Off Oct 14

The 3rd Annual South End / Dilworth Chili Cook Off (noticed how I switched the order) is coming up on Sunday, October 14th and you need to make plans to be there. Last year was a huge turnout and only anticipate it getting larger with more chili entries and more fun! The Chili Cook Off … Continue reading

Party at the Mills this Saturday

Icehouse and Zucca’s Pizza Tavern are joining forces to take over the Atherton Mill parking lot this Saturday for an Extreme Football Tailgate Kickoff! Located at 2000 South Blvd, Atherton Mill has great parking and is an easy walk from Wilmore or Dilworth as well as the East/West Light Rail Stop. Party runs from 4pm-11pm … 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

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

Fun Friday Night in South End

It is going to be a great night in South End with all kinds of events from live music, movies, food trucks and SEC rivalry! The great thing is you can walk to them all so you can party hop. Here is the list so you can start making your plans. SEC Alumni Bash 2012 at … 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

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

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

Zucca Pizza Tavern Grand Opening Weekend

This weekend Zucca Pizza Tavern is having their Grand Opening. They are located in the Atherton Mill in the old Rudino’s Pizza location near Vin Master and the Atherton Market. I stopped in earlier this week to snap a few pictures while they were putting all the finishing touches on things. Zucca’s owner is a … 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

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

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

Chow Down South End – This Thursday, Oct 27 – Atherton Mill

Very excited to share that the popular Chow Down Food Truck Rodeo is coming to South End…..THIS THURSDAY! That’s right, we are really going to put social media to the test to help spread the word that Chow Down South End is this Thurday, October 27 from 5pm-9pm right outside Icehouse in the parking lot of … Continue reading