Carolina Core FC Opening Merchandise Store at Stock + Grain Assembly Food Hall


High Point, NC (April 1, 2024) – Stock + Grain Assembly Food Hall announces the grand opening of the Carolina Core FC merchandise store located within the vibrant Stock + Grain Assembly Food Hall in Downtown High Point. The grand opening will take place on Monday, April 8th. This exciting partnership is a significant opportunity and investment to grow the brand and bring the CORE communities closer to CCFC and the bustling food hall setting.

Both before and after home games fans can explore an extensive collection of merchandise, including Carolina Core FC customized hummel jerseys, hats, limited edition items, and exclusive product launches featuring the iconic CCFC logo and colors.

“We are excited to be a part of the Stock + Grain family! It is a great fit for us to be among all the local businesses – there’s such a great sense of community and something for everyone,” says Ramsey Caudle, Carolina Core Chief Marketing Officer.

“Soccer enthusiasts and foodies will gather for special events and promotions, player/coach appearances, pre-game celebrations, and unique collaborations with the restaurant partners,” states Elizabeth Johnson Yocum, Stock + Grain Assembly Community Relations & Events Manager.

“We are thrilled to launch our brick-and-mortar merchandise store at Stock + Grain Assembly – Carolina Core FC represents the entire Central North Carolina region, and beyond which is the ethos of Stock & Grain Assembly. Our multi-year partnership made sense for CCFC since we are aligning with amazing people that care about our CORE community. The ability for us to sell merchandise, tickets, and grow our new brand all in one location made this opportunity special for our club,” says Chris Baretta, Carolina Core FC Chief Revenue Officer.

“Carolina Core FC commitment to the CORE community is unparalleled -from the quality of talent up and down the organization to the life changing investments in youth soccer.  Stock + Grain was built to serve as a hub for the community. We are so honored to serve the community as the home of the Carolina Core merchandise store,” says Ericka Hickerson, General Manager of Stock + Grain.

Fans attending Carolina Core FC’s matches can now indulge in crafted culinary options, featuring signature dishes from Stock + Grain Assembly’s diverse and acclaimed vendors: Biscuit, Brisket and Beer, Pop’s Mini Donuts, Damn Good Burgers and Dogs, PiesOn Pizza Co., Message Coffee, Harvest Boards & Bowls, Yumi Sushi Tea & Sake, Bevelry and Cahoots Bars.

Carolina Core FC will host their Inaugural Home Match on June 1, 2024 at Truist Point Stadium. Fans are invited to check out all that Stock + Grain has to offer, grab their merchandise and head over to the stadium to cheer on CCFC in their first-ever home match.

Follow Carolina Core FC and Stock + Grain Assembly on social media for updates, promotions, and exclusive behind-the-scenes content.

Carolina Core FC and Stock + Grain Assembly invite fans, media, and the local community to join the grand opening celebration of the merchandise store at the Food Hall on Monday, April 8th at 11:00 am.  

ABOUT Carolina Core FC

Founded in 2022, Carolina Core FC is an independent professional men’s soccer club that will begin play in MLS NEXT Pro in 2024. The club’s local owners are dedicated to community development through its on-field and off-field activities. Carolina Core FC has diligently worked behind the scenes to build together its experienced executive staff, including High Point Native, Eddie Pope as the Chief Sporting Officer. Eddie is a former U.S. Men’s National Team, MLS legend and USSF Hall of Famer. CCFC will play its home matches in High Point, N.C. at Truist Point, the $38 million stadium located in the revitalized downtown social district. Supporters can join the club by securing a season seat and ordering Carolina Core FC merchandise at


About Stock + Grain Assembly: Stock + Grain Assembly is a food hall comprised of

eight independently owned food concepts and two bars (a centrally located craft bar and

a unique outdoor bar) on the first floor of The Bedrock building at 275 North Elm. With

unparalleled access to foot traffic from Truist Point Stadium and the Festival Plaza, the

12,000-square-foot modern marketplace is central to the High Point community and an

amenity to the revitalized downtown. Happenings at the Food Hall can be followed on social media and at

For media/event inquiries, please contact:


Elizabeth Johnson Yocum


[email protected]