Farm & Food Friday

This weekend seems pretty quiet, but NEXT weekend is big! Chickens in the ‘boro and the Farm Tour!

June 7 & 8
Triad Farm Tour, 2-6pm each day
Greensboro & Winston-Salem area

June 7
EGGcellent Day, 8-11:30 am
Greensboro Farmers Curb Market
501 Yanceyville St., Greensboro, NC
Guest chefs John Jones and Kerrie Thomas serve brunch featuring deep-dish egg strata with sausage, cheese or vegetables and a mixed green salad made from fresh market produce. Spencer Scholes and Dean Driver will provide music. Picnic table and lawn seating available. $5 donation per plate.

Urban Coop Loop, 10-4pm
Pick up maps at the Children’s Museum or Summerfield Farms to tour 10 urban coops, $10 per group or individual

Coming up on the horizon:

July 26
The Great Tomato Festival, 8-Noon
University Farm at NC A&T State University
3136 McConnell Rd, Greensboro, NC
Family Fun-Tours-Music-Tomato Cooking Contest-Tasting Cook-Off with Chefs

September 11
13th Annual Gardening Gala & Seminar, 8:30-4pm
Guilford County Extension Office
3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro, NC
Container gardening: From flowers to vegetables; how much fun can you have?

And if you have an upcoming event, let us know (just comment below).

If you know of a place consolidating food or farm info, please let me know! Until then, I’ll provide periodic updates of the happenings in the Piedmont Triad.


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