Farm & Food Friday, June 12

Howdy Folks!

Thousands of NC strawberries went farm to school lunch table this year: http://info.ncagr.gov/blog/2015/06/03/school-kids-love-north-carolina-strawberries/ Fresh strawberries make store bought berries taste like the white part of the watermelon, but less flavorful.

June 9th-14th
First Anniversary Week Celebration
Summerfield Farms Market
Daily specials and fun surprises!

June 15-20
Eat Drink and Be Local 
Catawba County, NC
Various locations, dates and times

Eat Drink and Be Local is an annual week-long celebration of local food in Catawba County happening the third week of June. You can join in by enjoying a meal featuring local foods at one of the participating restaurants, shopping at the farmers market and trying a new recipe at home, or attending one of the many free events throughout the week. Some of the activities include a farm tour, gardening and cooking classes, a BBQ and beer social, a film screening and much more. See link below for a full schedule of events and list of participating restaurants.

Visit our website at http://catawba.ces.ncsu.edu/site-catawba/eat-drink-and-be-local/

Saturday, June 27. 8-11:30
The Great American Cookout
Greensboro Farmers Curb Market


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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