Farm & Food Friday July 8, 2016

Wow–what a great time of year at the market! Blueberries, corn, watermelon, tomatoes—everything you want!

Here’s what’s coming up:

July 7
Gift Basket Drawing
The Corner Market
Saturday’s8am-Noon • Corner of Walker & S. Elam Ave
Wednesday’s • 530pm-8pm • 1000 West Friendly Avenue on the grounds of First Baptist Church
Every $5 and over purchase from a vendor, gets you a chance to enter the drawing

From Saturday July 2nd to Wednesday July 27th, every time you make a $5 or more purchase at any of our vendors you will receive a chance to enter your name into a drawing for a gift basket from our market. The more vendors and times you visit on Wednesday or Saturday, the more chances to win our monthly gift basket. It’s just our way of thanking you for coming to the market and helping support your local vendors – and for helping us build a community.

Just a reminder to folks that we still have a small grant to double SNAP/EBT purchases thanks to the Cone Health Foundation.

July 16
Herb tasting series kickoff
Greensboro Farmers Curb Market
9-11am
Pesto tasting and demonstration led by Chefs Mary Lacklen and John Jones in the Harvest Learning Café

July 16
Blueberry Pancake Day
Kids First Saturdays: Whoa, Slow & Go Foods
Greensboro Farmers Curb Market
10am -10:30 or 10:45
$5 per plate

Saturday July 16th from 8 am – while supplies last  on the lawn. Delicious pancakes will be prepared using farm fresh eggs from Massey Creek Farms and prepared by guest chef Alex Amoroso of Cheesecakes by Alex. The pancakes will be filled with fresh blueberries grown by local farmers within the market. Enjoy live music by the Ol’ Folkie, Julien McCarthey, and Carrie Pazdziora out on the lawn as well as other family friendly activities. …

You’ll also find delicious blueberry inspired treats from a variety of vendors in the market. Look for the blue balloons for blueberries and blueberry products.
What a great way to spend a Saturday morning!

 

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