Newcastle Fruit and Produce almost open for business

March 31, 2015

NEW — 4:05 p.m. March 31, 2015

By Christina Corrales-Toy The Newcastle Fruit and Produce stand is set to open April 4.

By Christina Corrales-Toy
The Newcastle Fruit and Produce stand is set to open April 4.

It isn’t really spring in Newcastle until a familiar red-and-white tent stands at the corner of Newcastle Way and Coal Creek Parkway. Read more

When Newcastle Fruit & Produce opens its doors, spring is in the air

April 3, 2014

By Christina Corrales-Toy Dave Franklin, Newcastle Fruit & Produce owner, operates a forklift as he busily prepares for the grand opening of his popular seasonal stand.

By Christina Corrales-Toy
Dave Franklin, Newcastle Fruit & Produce owner, operates a forklift as he busily prepares for the grand opening of his popular seasonal stand.

Newcastle Fruit & Produce owner Dave Franklin didn’t have much time to talk March 22 as he navigated a forklift while earnestly preparing his popular stand for a target opening of April 5-6.

It will be Franklin’s 22nd year of operating the seasonal stand at the corner of Coal Creek Parkway and Newcastle Way, but that doesn’t make each grand opening any easier, he said.

“I’m excited, a little nervous, though,” he said. “It’s always like opening a brand new business every year.”

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