Farm & Food Friday September 9, 2016

 

September 10
14th Annual Farmers Appreciation Day
Greensboro Farmers Curb Market
8am till Noon
$7 per person – All vendors will receive a complimentary breakfast. 

…Celebrate local farmers and market vendors with a traditional southern breakfast prepared by guest Chef Alex Amoroso.

The event will be held on the lawn at the corner of Lindsay and Yanceyville Street.  Patrons can enjoy a hearty breakfast of Ward’s Happy Eggs, Neese’s Country Sausage & bacon, Old Mill of Guilford grits, sausage gravy, fried potatoes, hot biscuits served with Sweet Morning Farm strawberry jam or apple butter, and fresh fruit.

Enjoy live music all morning long: The Ol’ Folkie, Julien McCarthy will start the day off at 7:30 am. Laura Jane Vincent will be performing at 9:30 am.
Farmers Appreciation Day is sponsored in part by Biscuitville, Craft Insurance, and Neese’s Country Sausage.

The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market has been the community’s favorite destination on Saturday morning for the last 142 years! Start the morning off with a wonderful southern breakfast and show support for all 115 local vendors and farmers who sell at the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market.

September 25
Farm Tour and Supper
Tobaccoville area
Noon – 4pm
$10 per person/$20 per carload for the tour and $40 per person to the BBQ Supper

This year we will be touring the farms, Billy Place Farm, Fair Share Farm, Harmony Ridge Farm and NOMAD Farm, from 12 noon – 4pm on Sunday, September 25th. Tickets are $10 per person or $20 per carload! This gets you access to all four farms and the guided tours at each.

Afterward, we are gonna wind down at Stauber Farm with a delicious BBQ  supper with Chef John Bobby. Eat, drink, mingle and boogie with us as the sun sets. (tickets to this portion of the event are $40 per person and are limited so please reserve your spot early!)

All the proceeds of these events will benefit our Food Access Program. The cornerstone of our mission to bring the power of choice to everyone in our area! The Food Access Program works directly with those community members who are utilizing SNAP/EBT support and the WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program. Read more about the program here. 

 

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