Farm & Food Friday

Happy Friday everyone! Have you seen the new stamps? 

August 9
Tomato Appreciation Day/BLT Cook-off
Greensboro Farmers Curb Market
501 Yanceyville St., Greensboro, NC

Join us for BLT tastings crafted by chef Michael from UNDERCURRENT, chef Brendan from The WORX, Team GFCM Steve Caldwell and Mary Lacklen, and chef Brian from Emma Key’s. Plus sampling of a pork belly with tea rub from Massey Creek Farms and Tea Hugger. Chef John Jones ofThe Next Supper, will be on hand to talk all things bacon. $5 per plate. While supplies last, first come first served. Tomato tasting includes several varieties of summer’s favorite fruit from market vendors: Yellow Pear, Better Boy, Cherokee Purple, Sweet 100, Sun Gold, and more. Music by Buddy Rowe Bandfrom 8AM til 9:45 AM, followed by The Aldermans til 11 AM on the lawn.

Coming up on the horizon:

September 6
Are you ready to farm?
Peaceful River Farm
Chapel Hill, NC
Tony Kleese is leading a class on at Peaceful River Farm. The cost is $50 and will be from 8:30 – 4:00pm including a tour of the farm and a healthy lunch prepared by Lee Newlin. Check out their website for photos of their lovely farm (and delicious food).

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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