Farm and Food February 2020

Happy Winter!

Observant folks may have noticed I skipped right over January events. Not because they’re weren’t any, but because my December and January were so packed I “clean forgot”, as my dad would say. (Clean forgot is different than regular forgetting – feel free to ask me about the subtleties over a cup of coffee.)

Below you’ll find events in NC (most come from the fantastic Our State event calendar) and some pics of recent wanderings – hope you enjoy.

February 8
Soul Food Feast
Selma

Bring friends and feed your soul with good food, good music and good times!

11-1pm
Free Admission

Featured speakers are:

Eric Jackson, Curator for the Max G. Creech Historic Museum in Selma
“The Storm is Passing Over: The Story of the Great Migration”
I will discuss the migration of African-Americans from the south to the north and its impact.

Talia Virgin, President, Johnston County Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority


February appears to be THE month for chocolate festivals in North Carolina. Here’s the round-up:

February 1-2
Carolina Chocolate Festival • Morehead City

The annual Carolina Chocolate Festival at Morehead City takes place at the Crystal Coast Civic Center and will be packed with activities – from tastings and demonstrations to junior bake-offs and opportunities to relax at the spa.

Learn more: (252) 393-2011

February 8
Chocolate Festival• Pinehurst

Give back to local charities by purchasing chocolate treats of all kinds. Then watch chocolate demonstrations by culinary students from Sandhills Community College at Pinehurst Methodist Church.

Learn More: (910) 215-4559

February 22
Wine and Chocolate Festival• Greensboro

With Wine and Chocolate Festivals throughout New York State and North Carolina, our festivals are wine-lovers’ favorites. Indulge yourself with unlimited wine samples, plus chocolates, great gourmet foods, gifts for the home and body and much more, all for one price.

It’s Pure Decadence.

Enjoy this good month – black history, Valentine’s Day, and garden prep. Eat good food.

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