Free Range Eggs are Here!!!!!!

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

The Veggie Wagon is proud to annouce that we just started carrying fresh, local, free range eggs on a regular basis. They are delicious! We used some in a fritada we made Sunday morning for breakfast. Our eggs come from Winnabow, North Carolina. Do any of you all out there in cyber land have any good egg recipes that you would like ...

Favorite Summertime Treats!

Hand-planted on July 16th, 2010 by april. Posted under Blog, Thoughts from the Wagon....

As we are well into the "Dogged Days of Summer", I wanted to share a family recipe or two with all of you. Now that fresh fruits such as pears, apples, figs, and peaches are coming into season; I thought about a couple of recipes that were summertime staples in my house when I was growing up! I hope you ...

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?

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 ...

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 ...

It’s Time Again: The 2010 Carolina Beach Chowder Cookoff

Hand-planted on April 8th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Thoughts from the Wagon....

It is 2010 and another Pleasure Island Chowder Cookoff is quickly approaching. The cookoff will be held on April 17th  around the Carolina Beach Lake. If you are not familar with the location of the lake, it is on South Lake Park Blouvard in the dead center of Pleasure Island. Last year, the winner was  Michael's Seafood who then went took their  seafood chowder to the International Chowder Cookoff and made Carolina  ...