Spicy or Not Spicy

Hand-planted on July 7th, 2010 by april. Posted under Blog, Thoughts from the Wagon....

What is everyone doing to beat the heat around our parts????? I have heard rumors that if you spicer than normal foods, you will actually stay cooler.... Why do you eat spicy foods? Check out the link below for interesting thoughts! Why do we eat spicy foods?

From One Berry to Another!

Hand-planted on May 25th, 2010 by april. Posted under Blog, News From the Farms

Well the heat has finally hit and with this the season for strawberries has quickly come to a close... this being said bring on the blueberries!!!!! Blueberries have been around since Native American times and were used back then as  healthy snacks and  for medicinal purposes. Blueberries originate from flowering shrubs that are native to North America, Northern Europe, and Eastern Asia.  Blueberries are ...

Why Kale????

Hand-planted on May 21st, 2010 by april. Posted under Blog, Thoughts from the Wagon....

Since starting The Veggie Wagon and weekly CSA basket deliveries, I have found myself becoming increasingly intrigued by Kale. It is this leafy, hardy, semi-stiff vegetable that has up until recently been non-existent and somewhat confusing in my repertoire of vegetables. I have also been taking a mental poll of people every Saturday at the Carolina Beach Farmer’s Market who ...

First Week Under Our Wheels

Hand-planted on April 26th, 2010 by april. Posted under Blog, Thoughts from the Wagon....

The Veggie Wagon is off and running, with our first Carolina Beach Farmers Market behind us- and looking forward to 24 more! We are going to be starting home, office and beach rental deliveries on May 7th, in addition to the Carolina Beach Saturday Farmers Market. We are very honored to have had our local newspaper, The Star News, write ...

Thanks for Jumping on the Wagon

Hand-planted on April 24th, 2010 by april. Posted under Blog, Get on the Swag Wagon

Tell us what you think about our store at 608 B SOUTH LAKE BLVD in CAROLINA BEACH.

A&G Barbecue

Hand-planted on April 12th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Restuarants

This is a southern restaurant and they do it right, no questions.  Located in the only purple building on the island this Carolina Beach icon is still pumping out great fried chicken, bbq, and flat top grilled burgers. All this served with with hearty sides like grandma use to make. Open Tuesday-Sunday this small cinder block classic beach building fills ...

North End Carolina Beach Fishing Pier

Hand-planted on April 12th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Restuarants

The Carolina Beach Fishing Pier, located on the North end of beautiful Carolina Beach, is cooking up a variety of great eats for everyone. The Fishing Pier has a classic burger shack feel while being easy on your pocket. The Fishing Pier starts their breakfast at 6 a.m. and offers their lunch and dinner until 1 a.m. while also being ...

Michaelangelo’s Pizza and Subs

Hand-planted on April 12th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Restuarants

Michaelangelo's Pizza and Subs, located alongside the main road in Carolina Beach, offers something for everyone. Michaelangelo's has that great New York style pizza that is hard to ever get enough of. In addition to classic New York style pizza, they offer amazing subs, pastas, salads and desserts. Michaelangelo's has a great selection for everyone including that one person that ...

El Zarape

Hand-planted on April 12th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Restuarants

El Zarape, located in the center of Pleasure Island is the only Mexican restaurant on the island. They offer fresh chips, top shelf margaritas, and quick service most of the time just in case you are in a hurry to get back to the beach. El Zarape has a second story covered deck that overlooks the main street which makes ...

Charlie’s Boardwalk Subs

Hand-planted on April 12th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Restuarants

Charlie’s Boardwalk Subs, located right on Carolina Beach's boardwalk, are the best subs on the boardwalk! With its convenient location you can grab a great lunch and cool down in their new eat in dining area. Or, if you prefer to heat things up you can take Charlie’s hot wing challenge. Either way Charlie’s Boardwalk Subs is a great place ...

Tails a Waggin Doggie Treats

Hand-planted on April 9th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Blog, Thoughts from the Wagon....

This weekend, The Wagon will be making it's first batch of locally made and approved North Carolina doggie treats. Be on the look out for them around Pleasure Island. We have had many local test tasters and in fact some have lined up at the door, but so far it has been all wags!!! Our oatmeal, peanut butter treats are ...

It tis the season..for BBQ!

Hand-planted on April 9th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Blog, Thoughts from the Wagon....

Wilmingtonians listen up! We here at The Wagon have just discovered an awesome locally, North Carolina made BBQ sauce and have made it available to all of you on our site. The name speaks for itself: Off The Hook Barbeque Sauce. It holds true to our Southern expectations for what a BBQ sauce should be but also offers something for ...

Jams, Jellies, Preserves, Oh My!

Hand-planted on April 9th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Blog, Thoughts from the Wagon....

If you like fresh, local jams, jellies and preserves then you are in the right place! Today, The Wagon placed a massive order with a local North Carolina company who makes homemade jams, jellies, preserves, and even chow chow.... By the way, any thoughts on chow chow???? I have never personally tried chow chow but I hear it is delicious ...

Bringing an Island Taste to Pleasure Island

Hand-planted on April 9th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Blog, Thoughts from the Wagon....

How many of you love Jamaican Jerk Seasonings but don't like all the heat that can sometimes come with the seasonings used in jerk sauces and marinades? I definitely fall into this category, because my husband LOVES hot stuff (the hotter the better), but me not so much (less is best)! However, here at The Wagon we have solved this ...