Greensboro Farmers Market Announces Winter Market Schedule and Programs | Education

Greensboro, North Carolina: The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market winter market offers customers seasonal produce, Homeland Dairy eggs, milk and ice cream, beef, goat, lamb, pork, coastal seafood, honey, charcuterie accompaniments, sweet and savory baked goods, ferments, flowers and artisan. goods. The winter market is held indoors and outdoors with two dozen vendors offering produce produced within 100 miles of the market. Several recently approved vendors will join the marketplace starting Feb. 5, including new growers, food artisans, and artisans.

Free weekly programming in February and March

· Curbside kids’ club – February and March 19 and 26 at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Go to the Market Cafe for activities (ideal from 6 years old). Free activities, free treasure hunt.

· First Time Visitors – First time visitors or those who have been away due to COVID are welcome at the market to stop by the Market Info Hub for a free gift when they sign up for the markets e-news! Ask for a free tasting and tour of the new additions to the market!

· Lending Library –Take advantage of the “Book Nook” lending library – popular cookbooks, food culture, sustainability, gardening, and more. Located in the Market Kitchen cafe with upgrades in March, thanks to support from the Cemala Foundation.

Events of February 12

Shop Valentine’s Day and get ready for the Superbowl – Find unique gifts for your sweetheart and loved ones. Candles, bouquets, sweets, body care, jewelry and of course, romantic do-it-yourself meals (steak, shrimp for land & sea to sweets for dessert).

Buy Super Bowl LVI – Snack options at meals: chicken wings and drumsticks, chorizo, bread rolls, roasted peanuts, goat cheese, sandwich bread and focaccia, sweets and candies.

Take part in our We Love Our Customers raffle: All customers can participate and win a $55 gift including $50 in chips and a Market shopping bag. Enter to win at the Market Info Hub.

Saturday, February 19 Fundraiser: Love Your Local French Toast Breakfast

The Market hosts our annual “Love Your Local” fundraising breakfast Saturday, February 19 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. guest conductor Tracy Furman (Blue Spoon Café & Cooking School, Riva’s Trattoria) prepares a delicious plate of French toast made with farm-fresh eggs Massey Creek Farms and artisan sourdough bread in thick slices of Piedmont International Bakery. Breakfast will be served on site or served to take away to enjoy it at home. The plates are available for pre-order in the market or online at a minimum donation of $8 per dish which includes two slices of French toast with a side of butter, syrup, honey or jams. Neese Country Sausage patty or bacon can be purchased a la carte for an additional $2. Orders will be available by pre-ordering in person at the Market Information Hub during the Saturday market or online at TicketMeTriad.com https://ticketmetriad.com/events/love-your-local-french-toast-breakfast-fundraiser-2-19-2022

the “I love your local French toast” brunch is an annual celebration of local ingredients available from market growers and farmers available from market vendors. Proceeds from the monthly fundraisers are essential to support Greensboro Farmers Market, Inc., a 501c3 non-profit organization, to support food security program operations, including Double SNAP/EBT up to $15 off each Marlet. For more information : https://www.gsofarmersmarket.org/fresh-food-access/

About the market

The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market, 501 Yanceyville Street, is located at the corner of Lindsay Street and Yanceyville Street in East Greensboro, just two blocks from downtown and the greenway. The market operates all year round on Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and in season on Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. (mid-April to October). The market is a heated indoor/outdoor historic venue with wifi, ATM, offers a cafe, lawn seating, and food and drink vendor restaurants. The Curb Market is Greensboro’s premier farmer’s market operated by Greensboro Farmers Market, Inc., the 501c3 non-profit community on behalf of the City of Greensboro.

Our mission

Greensboro Farmers Market, Inc. (GFM, Inc.) connects farmers, food and friends to foster a fair and nutritious food system and support local entrepreneurs in a welcoming and inclusive community.

COVID protocol

The Curb Market follows City of Greensboro and Guilford County indoor facility mandates to meet CDC and local health department guidelines. Face masks and hand sanitizers are located at each entrance, air circulation is improved with high ceilings, vendors are far away, aisles are wide, HEPA air filter is installed in the cafe. Pre-order options are available from many vendors. See the “Saturday Market” tab on the Market’s website.

For information on upcoming events, programs, vendors and spring events including the Go Green Plant and Garden Sale scheduled for Sunday, April 24 and Made 4 the Market Arts, Crafts & Pottery Show Sunday scheduled for May 1, visit GSO Farmers Market.Org.

James V. Payne