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Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen and more Atherton Market News

The following is the weekly email newsletter about Atherton Market. The Atherton Market is a producer only, year-round, indoor farmer’s market located at 2000 South Blvd in the old trolley barn at Atherton Mill. The market is open Tuesday from 2pm-7pm, Wed-Friday 10am to 2pm and Saturday from 9am to 2pm. Not Just Coffee is … Continue reading

Vote For South End!

One week left to get your votes in for your Favorite Charlotte Neighborhood and if you see from the screen shot above South End is in the lead but only by a few votes. NoDa is closing in and we can’t let them out vote us!! To cast your vote click here. Voting ends on … Continue reading

Atherton Market Celebrates 3rd Anniversary

Congratulations to the Atherton Market on their 3 Year Anniversary this Saturday. They have a lot of great events for this Saturday, which you can see in the flier above and lots more details below in their weekly newsletter. The market is located in the old trolley barn at 2000 South Blvd in Atherton Mill. … Continue reading

New Vendors and Upcoming Events at Atherton Market

What’s happening this week at the Atherton Market? If you’ve been at the market in the last week, you probably noticed that we’re moving things around a bit and are “under construction.”  The modifications to the booth at the front door are to accommodate our newest vendor, Not Just Coffee.  James Yoder is a familiar … Continue reading

First in Wine and Cheese Flight at Atherton Market Tonight

You probably already have plans for this evening but if you don’t you might want to wander over to the Atherton Market and check out this wine and cheese event hosted by the Charlotte World Trade Association and the NC Department of Agriculture. Come have a little wine with your cheese! “First in Wine and … Continue reading

South End Highlighted in Huffington Post Story

George Hobica, syndicated travel journalist and founder of Airfarewatchdog.com published a story yesterday titled, 10 Reasons To Visit Charlotte This Spring, and South End got some terrific mentions. Under reason number 2 “Food Wonderful Food” he calls out Price’s Chicken Coop, Mac’s Speed Shop and Luna’s Living Kitchen and noted the convenience of using the … Continue reading

Saturday at Atherton Market

The market is open today, Saturday from 9am to 2pm at the back of Atherton Mill at 2000 South Blvd. Tons of great vendors and two specials for today will be Roots Food Truck selling breakfast and A Finer Edge should be out to sharpen your knives. See the email newsletter from market manager, Lynn … Continue reading

Shopping South End for Ingredients to Make a Ford Escape

I know the title sounds a little out there but it’s true that last weekend I drove around South End on a Ford Escape Ingredient Shopping Trip.  An opportunity was presented to me to test drive a Ford Escape for a few days courtesy of Keith Hawthorne Ford Lincoln of Charlotte with the goal to share about the sustainable … Continue reading

Free South End Walking Tour this Saturday

Join us this Saturday, Dec 29th, for our 2nd South End Walking Tour. The first tour we did almost a year ago had a huge turnout and you can see some highlight from this past blog post: Exploring South End By Foot. The tour is Free but you do need to register here. The current weather forecast … Continue reading

Farmer’s Market Update

What’s happening this week at the Atherton Market? This is the last newsletter until after Christmas, so before I continue let me say that we appreciate each and every one of you, and wish you peace and joy for the Season.  The power of community is making itself known here as well as in many … Continue reading

Gingerbread House Contest at Atherton Market Today

  What’s happening this week at the Atherton Market? Now that we are officially into December it’s looking and sounding like the holidays around here!  We’ve turned on the holiday music, decked the halls, and we’re hustling around to get ready for the weekend events, though we also love the weekdays.  It’s a little quieter, … Continue reading

3rd Annual Small Business Saturday a Huge Success

The 3rd Annual Small Business Saturday exceeded expectations in South End on November 24th. We featured over 71 Ideas for Shopping Small in South End. Some of those key highlights were as follows: –          Reading of the Mayor’s Proclamation by City Councilwoman LaWana Mayfield at the Atherton Market –          Two Free Trolley Shuttles in South … Continue reading

19 News Stories about Small Business Saturday in South End

What an incredible Saturday! South End has been participating in Small Business Saturday since it’s inception in 2010. We have definitely seen the momentum build over the years and each year keeps getting better. To have so many people talking about Small Business Saturday showed that the day between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is truly … Continue reading

71 Ideas to “Shop Small” in South End

Hopefully you have taken advantage of the Black Friday deals and are gearing up for round two with Small Business Saturday. We have a whole lot (71 to be precise) of fun options for you on Saturday in South End and to make it a bit easier we’ll have 2 FREE Holiday Trolleys available to … Continue reading

Eat, drink and be merry….and shop your sleigh bells off!

We have lots of great shops and restaurants for you to enjoy during the holidays in South End. Here are the ads you’ll see running over the new few weeks. Feel free to share, post, tag, email, like, etc! If you have and event you are running in South End…please share. Ted Boyd tboyd@charlottecentercity.org.

Kathleen Purvis Book Signing at Atherton Market

Each week I re-post the Atherton Market weekly newsletter so you can see the events happening each week. Market is open year round, Tue-Sat from 9am to 2pm with extended hours on Tuesdays to 7pm. Lots of great things lined up for this week with a special book signing by Charlotte Observer Food Writer Kathleen … Continue reading

Gallery Crawl, Food Truck Friday, Oyster Roast this Friday

It’s going to be an exciting Friday night in South End with no shortage of great things to do. Gallery Crawl is this Friday and we have A LOT of galleries and places hosting artists so make certain to check those out below.  Food Truck Friday is a weekly staple and will have a canned … Continue reading

Oyster Roast and Harvest Festival this Week at Atherton Market

Lots of great events happening this week at Atherton Mill and the Atherton Market. Below is the weekly newsletter from manager, Lynn Caldwell. Market is open Tue-Sat 9am to 2pm with extended hours to 7pm on Tue. What’s happening this week at the Atherton Market? The newsletter today is going to be short and seasonal … Continue reading

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

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

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

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

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

Saturday’s 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 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

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

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

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

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

Saturday at South End Soul

Saturday will be one of the busiest days with a lot of events happening during South End Soul and here is my quick overview of all the events so you can pick and choose and spend a morning, an afternoon, an evening or the whole day in South End: Breakfast – Lots of great options … Continue reading

Tony Coturri Wine & Dine at Atherton Market

Very excited about the upcoming Wine and Dine with Tony Coturri at Atherton Market on Saturday, April 30th. Slow Food Charlotte is hosting third generation organic wine make Tony Coturri and will be pairing his wines with the locally produced chef creations of Tim Groody, Joe Bonaparte, Paul Verica and Joe Kindred. The Atherton Market will be the venue … Continue reading