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Spotlight On Coastal Cuisine: The Veggie Wagon

“All kinds of awesome locally made Gourmet Gifts & Delicious Ingredients to go in all of your Holiday Meals”

The Veggie Wagon is located just south of the Lake in Carolina Beach at 608 S. Lake Park Boulevard or log on to www.theveggiewagon.com. 

By: Allen Denning
Staff Writer

There has never been a better time to visit the Veggie Wagon then right now to get all kinds of awesome locally made gourmet gifts and delicious ingredients to go in all of your holiday meals.  Everyone loves to eat fresh and the Veggie Wagon has become a famous landmark on the Island that is known for providing Islanders with the freshest, locally made foods and products around.  The Veggie Wagon is on a mission to share with the community all of the awesome goods produced right here in our own state and to emphasize the benefits of using fresher and better quality ingredients.  At the Veggie Wagon you will of course find a plethora of locally grown fruits and veggies while in season like the delicious apples perfect for everything from picking right up and eating or baking in a pie!  You will also find an abundance of meats and other specialty products like local sauces, jams, jellies, seasonings, honey, pickled products and more, but they don’t stop there.  They have all kinds of goodies in the store including rare and specialty items you may not find elsewhere.  The Veggie Wagon offers their customers with a great selection of gluten free products like their made in house muffins, seafood breader, flours, tortillas, breads and more.  They offer dairy free coconut milk ice creams by the pint in a variety of flavors.  The Veggie Wagon has local fresh milk by the half gallon and can order and stock as much as you need on a weekly basis. 
In addition to the local meats they have in stock they also carry a selection of Boar’s Head brand meats and cheeses.  The Veggie Wagon is strict about quality and only the very best products are available which is why they are happy to provide the well-known Boar’s Head brand to their customers. 
The Veggie Wagon carries a large assortment of fine wines and micro brew beers.  They just recently held their monthly Wine Tasting event to benefit the Pleasure Island Sea Turtle Project.  They hold Wine tastings every Tuesday evening from 5-7 p.m. and beer tastings on every Thursday from 5-7 p.m.  The proceeds from the last wine tasting of each month go to benefit the Pleasure Island Sea Turtle Project. 
Give them a call or look to their Facebook page for more on their wine and beer tasting events!  The Veggie Wagon has all sorts of great gifts for anyone on your list this holiday season.  The Veggie Wagon has their own assortment of Veggie Wagon Koozies complete with your favorite “Wagonisms” like “Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day, teach a man to fish and he will sit in a boat all day drinking beer!”
 They make great gifts and stocking stuffers for anyone who loves the Veggie Wagon.  They have them in a variety of colors and mixture of great “Wagonisms.”  The Veggie Wagon is also happy to be offering locally famous products including jars of the famous salad dressing from Freddie’s Restaurant in Kure Beach and Robert’s Chicken Salad from Wrightsville Beach. 
They even have their own line of products for sale in the store that include jams, jellies, pickled products, dressings, cookies dough, pastas and more.  Those who love fiery foods have to try their new Devil’s Dust pepper mix made with locally grown hot peppers.  
They are currently offering a special order holiday menu that includes appetizers and desserts that your family or guests are sure to love at any event or family meal.  Call them or check them out online for more details about their 2012 holiday menu items. 
The Veggie Wagon currently has local firewood for sale, perfect for helping to warm up on cold nights! The Veggie Wagon is located just south of the Lake in Carolina Beach at 608 S. Lake Park Boulevard.
 They are open every day of the week.  If you would like to find out more please give them a call at (910) 805-3014. They are open seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. 
You can also find an abundance of great information, recipes and place orders on their website at www.theveggiewagon.com. 
Remember to check their ad each week in this newspaper for fun and delicious recipe ideas and the latest updates about the Veggie Wagon.  Be sure to friend them on Facebook to receive all of the up to the minute information about the Veggie Wagon including the newest arrivals and upcoming events. 
“Stop on By” the Veggie Wagon in Carolina Beach and treat yourself and your family to the best food in town!