Many thanks to those in our community who are supporting the market in its second year.
Sustainable Steward – $5,000
Whole Foods Market of Cary, selling the highest quality natural & organic products. Whole Foods Market is the world's largest retailer of natural and organic foods, with stores throughout North America and the United Kingdom.
Cary Living is the premier lifestyle magazine serving all of Western Wake. Cary Living is filled with informative, inspiring and entertaining features and articles on the people and businesses in Western Wake. Each issue, Cary Living will show you why Cary has been recognized over and over as one of the best places to live in America.
Herons in The Umstead Hotel & Spa offers an environment that expresses an appreciation for the arts and embraces the wonders of nature. Guests can experience the full-service spa, a serene heated outdoor pool, a fine collection of artwork or dinner at its world-class restaurant, Herons. Executive Chef Scott Crawford prepares refined American cuisine in an atmosphere that celebrates the joys of fresh flavors, locally sourced ingredients and an extensive wine selection. All 150 guest-rooms and suites at the Umstead Hotel. The Umstead are custom decorated and feature fine luxury linens, 42 inch Plasma televisions, deep soaking tubs and views of the landscaped grounds.
Golden Apple Sponsor – $1,000
Yes! Solar Solutions, which opened on the same day as the WWFM, provides residents of Cary and surrounding communities a resource for residential and light commercial solar energy as a means to mitigate rising electricity costs and help the environment with clean, renewable residential solar energy systems. Owned and operated by long-time Cary Residents, Stew and Kathy Miller, who use their design showroom at Stone Creek Village for solar seminars, green workshops and other community events, are committed to changing the way the world uses energy, starting in Cary. Save energy, save money, save the earth.
Green Thumb Sponsors
Lisa Englert, founder and president of virtualme, inc., is a highly skilled consultant who has the expertise to handle all your outsourced administrative needs. Delegating the management of projects you don’t need or want to do enables you to focus on the wisest and best use of your time AND achieve better, faster and more sustainable results. A graduate of AssistU, the leader in professional training for Virtual Assistants, Lisa has a passion for wine and locally-grown food!
Trillium Montessori is a small, community-minded neighborhood preschool for children aged 3-5 located in Cary Park. Its goal is to empower all individuals to pursue and achieve their full potential. Trillium uses a specialized Montessori approach to customize the learning experience for each student. Trillium has an earth-friendly curriculum and is delighted to be a friend to our local farmers!
We would also like to recognize the following people who have supported the market by generously donating their services: