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.
First Anniversary Week Celebration
Summerfield Farms Market
Daily specials and fun surprises!
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.