Farm & Food Friday, August 21

Happy Friday, y’all!

Saturday, Auguest 22, 8am-Noon
Back to School Day  
The Corner Farmers Market

We will be providing back to school/ healthy lunch box ideas and have made arrangements for a bike check – make sure your helmet/bike is in top shape for back to school

Saturday, Auguest 22, 8am-Noon
Dog Days of Summer
Greensboro Farmers Curb Market

…fun & educational fundraiser to help  create a sheltered area at the market for our furry friends. The sheltered area will include shaded tent, artificial grass, water bowls and a leash “bar” for patrons to bring their dogs while they shop with us.

  • dog wash donation station feat. Mimi’s Soaps Doggone Good Oatmeal Dog Shampoo
  • vendors featuring pet supplies and treats
  • live music by Colin Cutler at 8 am followed by Laura Jane Vincent at 9:30 am.
  • DC Dogs of Burlington with pet food &  Locopops gourmet frozen pops.
  • All Pets Considered and Dog Days Daycare are contributing sponsors

Saturday, Auguest 22, 10am till 2pm
Agriculture Awareness Day
Central Carolina Community College (CCCC) – Pittsboro Campus

Free lunch for the first 500!
Activities:

  • Tour of CCCC Student Farm at 11:00 am
  • Chainsaw safety demo by NC Forest Service
  • Gregg Brittenham, farrier, shoeing a horse
  • Bouncy house
  • Fresh cider pressed on-site

Food Vendors:

  • Maple View Dairy Ice Cream
  • Mr. Hot Dog
  • El Molcajete Taco Truck
  • Fresh Pressed Cider

 

Saturday, Auguest 29, 10-1pm
Eighth Annual Paw Paw Festival
Forsyth County Agricultural Building, 1450 Fairchild Rd, Winston-Salem, NC
FREE!
https://www.facebook.com/ncpawpaw

Food made with pawpaw will be available as long as it lasts. Tours of the extension office pawpaw orchard will be given and lectures are planned on everything pawpaw from folklore to commercializing the fruit in NC. A cooking demonstration is also planned. Authors Andrew Moore and Toby Bost will be selling their books, and trees, seed, and fruit will be available for purchasing. For more information contact Derek Morris or Mary Jac Brennan at 336 703-2850.

 


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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