There’s a lot to be thankful for when living in the Triangle. At the top of the list is the area’s bountiful local food scene. If you’re hoping to bring a little local flavor to your table this fall, look no further than the Triangle’s multiple farmers markets. Whether you’re hoping to nosh on old standbys or Carolina delicacies, there are plenty of delicious options right outside your door.

Check out these area favorites for sourcing all your harvest season needs:

Barrett’s Produce of Youngsville

8 Tarboro Road, Youngsville

It doesn’t get fresher than Barrett’s! This home grown produce stand is a mainstay in the Youngsville community, with veggies, fruits and eggs sourced right from the neighborhood. Allow the friendly staff to recommend their favorites – these folks are true experts on local cuisine. No matter what you select, you simply can’t go wrong with a farm-to-table meal picked from just down the road.

Cliff’s Meat Market

100 W Main, Carrboro

While most folks rely on their supermarket’s frozen section for turkey, Cliff’s Meat Market offers locals the chance to nosh on fresh poultry year-round. Locally owned and operated for over three decades, Cliff’s offers both fresh and aged meats. In that period of time, they’ve gained a reputation for quality. Be sure to plan ahead, though: Cliff’s is especially popular during the holiday season. Call in advance to ensure there’s a bird waiting for you upon arrival!

Chatham Hill Winery

8245 Chapel Hill Rd, Cary

What’s Thanksgiving without a glass of wine or two? White wine is the most traditional pairing with poultry, but whether your favorite red, pink or white, Chatham Hill Winery has what you need to please all of your dinner guests. Stop by for a tasting and tour, or simply swing by to grab a bottle for your holiday meal. Their mulled Christmas wine is a local favorite, so stock up for the entire winter season!

No matter what’s on your Thanksgiving menu, you’re sure to find fresh local flavors all around Youngsville! Contact us today for information on Cedar Ridge!