Greensboro Farmers Curb Market Hosts 6th Annual Chili Challenge on Sat. Jan. 28 – 9 Am – 11:30 Am

(Last Updated On: January 5, 2017)

chili-challenge-logo-headerThe Greensboro Farmers Curb Market, 501 Yanceyville Street, will host the 6thAnnual Chili Challenge on Saturday January 28, 2017 from 9 am – 11:30 am.

The Chili Challenge is the market’s kickoff fundraiser for 2017. Local chefs, farmers, and food enthusiasts will compete for the bragging rights for the best chili in the Triad. Chili varieties will include locally sourced ingredients and toppings including pasture raised beef, pork, meat stocks, and herbs found within the market.

Six teams are competing this year including Market Vendors. Patrons will sample 6 chili recipes from the following teams served with a side of cornbread and gourmet grit crackers made with Old Mill of Guilford products.

·         Meadows Family Farm

·         Rothchild’s Farm

·         Wallow Hollow with Chef Steve Terrill of Red Chair Dinners

·         Augustino Gusto will prepare their famous sweet potato vegetarian chili.

·         The Sweet Chili’s (Nimby Garden with Amy Lytle & family) with their “Cocoa Loco” vegetarian chili

·         Team Christa & Todd (local food enthusiasts)

The Chili Challenge invites customers to vote for their favorite chili, grab a recipe in preparation of the upcoming Super Bowl and experience the vibrant winter market. Our chefs are sure to put a new culinary spin on this hearty winter tradition. It’s also a wonderful time to learn and taste local, pasture raised meats that are produced within a hundred miles of the market.

Patrons will enjoy live music at the event by Gary Mitchell beginning at 8 am followed by Laura Jane Vincent at 10 am in the Harvest Learning Café.

The cost of the Chili Challenge is $5 per with proceeds benefiting the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market.

 Market Hours

Greensboro Farmers Curb Market operates year round on Saturdays 7 am to 12 noon and seasonally on Wednesday 8 am to 1:00 pm beginning in April.

About the Market

Greensboro Farmers Market, Inc. (GFM) operates the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market on behalf of the City of Greensboro. GFM is a “501c3” nonprofit.

GFM provides greater Greensboro with opportunities to purchase and learn about local food in a friendly and inviting setting. GFM encourages and supports the growth of local foods and artisan goods businesses to improve greater Greensboro’s economy, support better health through healthy eating and build social and community connections.