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Local Foods Celebration – Saturday June 25th

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Saturday June 25th

8:00am and 11:00am

Discover the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market – Market Tours

Meet at the Harvest Room. Free tastings, register for gift basket give away, special discounts. Pre-registration suggested. Refreshments and lunch available from market vendors to dine in or take away. Find out about a new Lunch and Learn book club and other programs at the market.

  • Location: Greensboro Farmers Curb Market, 501 Yanceyville St, Greensboro
  • Cost: Free. Pre-register by email at gfmarketassistant@gmail.com or            (336) 373-2402

8:30am – 1:00pm

Greater High Point Food Alliance Day – Along with regular vendors who sell fresh produce and local crafts, the Greater High Point Food Alliance will have booths set up for their working teams. This event will be geared around the GHPFA’s goal of alleviating hunger in the community. Hosted by the High Point Farmers and Arts Market.

  • Location: High Point Public Library
  • Cost: Free

9:00am – 12:00pm

“Ask a Master Gardener” Booth at A.B. Seed at the Farmers Market

EMGVs will answer gardening questions from the public, and provide handouts on popular gardening topics and upcoming free public events.

  • Location: A.B. Seed, 2914 Sandy Ridge Rd, Colfax, NC 27235
  • Cost: Free

10:00am – 1:00pm

Greensboro Community Garden Tours – Take a self-guided tour of some of Greensboro’s Community Gardens. This tour represents the diversity of community gardens in Greensboro, featuring gardens of all sizes and shapes with different goals and a wide variety of crops.

  • Location: Click here for list of participating gardens.
  • Cost: Free

10:00am – 12:45pm

Vegetable Art Competition for Kids – children of all ages are invited to participate in creating self-portraits using only tortillas, hummus and a variety of fresh, seasonal vegetables. Children 9 and over will be judged on creativity, presentation and color used in their veggie faces. Three winners will receive a gift card to use at the market. For printable flyer click here.

  • Location: Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, 2914 Sandy Ridge Road, Colfax
    (336)605-9157
  • Cost: Free

10:00am – til runs out

Crawfish Boil

  • Location: Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, Sandy Ridge Road, Colfax (336)605-9157
  • Cost: Crawfish will be sold for $6 per pound live or $7 per pound cooked with Cajun seasoning. Vendors will be accepting cash only.
  • There is a 5-pound minimum purchase for live crawfish and a pound minimum for cooked crawfish.
  • There also is a 25-pound limit per person. No pre-orders will be accepted, so visitors are encouraged to arrive early.

11:00am – 1:00pm

Healthy & Flavorful Market Cooking Presentations with Chef Patti Fea – Tastings of Summer Produce at its peak of freshness from the farmer’s market! The demonstrations conducted by Chef Patti Fea will show you how to create a variety of tasty, guilt-free dishes featuring local foods- perfect for those summer evenings! Filled with a variety of vegetables, there’s no better time to incorporate healthy cooking into your repertoire.

  • Location: Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, 2914 Sandy Ridge Road, Colfax
    (336)605-9157
  • Cost: Free

11:00am – 2:00pm

Old Fashioned Farm Day at Sweet Gum Farm. Come enjoy a day outside learning how a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) farm works. See and learn about different farm animals from cows/calf’s to Alpacas. View Antique tractors and see live demonstrations from our exhibitors. Handmade items, as well as food available to view and purchase. Contact: sweetgumfarm1215@gmail.com

  • Location: 1215 Kearns Hackett Road, Pleasant Garden
  • Cost: $5 donation per family suggested. Proceeds support Triad Friends of the FFA Programs

6:00pm

Dinner at Local Restaurants – Many Guilford County restaurants use local foods in their everyday dishes. During this week celebrating local foods, we encourage you to patronize these businesses. The following restaurants agreed to have their business listed for this event:

    • Tessa-Farm to Fork, 3929 Battleground Avenue, Greensboro
    • LongHorn Steakhouse, 2925 Battleground Ave., Greensboro NC 27408                                          1540 N Main St., High Point NC 2726                                          6012 Landmark Center Blvd., Greensboro NC 27407
    • 1618 Seafood Grill, 1618 W Friendly Ave, Greensboro, NC 27403
    • 1618 Downtown, 312 S. Elm St., Greensboro, NC 27401
    • 1618 Wine Lounge, 1724 Battleground Ave, Greensboro, NC 27408
    • The Marshall Free House, 1211 Battleground Ave., Greensboro, NC – 27408
    • Scrambled, 2417 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, NC 27403
    • Lindley Park Filling Station, 2201 Walker Ave, Greensboro, NC 27403
    • Crafted: The Art of the Taco, 219-A S Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27401
    • Crafted: The Art of Street Food, 600 Battleground Ave, Greensboro, NC 27401
    • Cheesecakes by Alex, 315 S Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27401

10 % Campaign Restaurants: These restaurants are committing to sourcing at least 10 percent locally-grown and produced foods. (And many are sourcing much more!) By patronizing these restaurants, you are supporting the 10% Campaign as well as our North Carolina local food economy.

  • Green Valley Grille, 622 Green Valley Rd, Greensboro, NC 27408
  • Print Works Bistro, 702 Green Valley Rd, Greensboro, NC 27408
  • Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen, 1421 Westover Terrace, Greensboro, NC 27408
  • Ghassan’s, 1605 Battleground Avenue, Greensboro, NC
    400 E Cornwallis Drive, Greensboro, NC
    2501 W Gate City Boulevard, Greensboro, NC

 

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Photo of Deb Fuller, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDeb FullerCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (336) 641-2433 debra_fuller@ncsu.eduGuilford County, North Carolina
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