The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market Hosts Blueberry Pancake & Celebration Day on June 30, 2018
Greensboro, NC – The public is invited to the Blueberry Pancake and Celebration Day on Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 8:00 am until 11:30 am at the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market (501 Yanceyville Street).
Guest chef Alex Amoroso of Cheesecakes by Alex will prepare his famously light and fluffy pancakes made with fresh, ripe blueberries and local ingredients. Beverages will be available for additional purchase, including Gate City Coffee with hot and iced coffee choices.
The pancake plates are $5 per plate. A la carte options include a Neese’s sausage patty for $2. Event proceeds will benefit the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market, a non-profit organization. Plates will available while supplies last. The event will be held outside, on the Market lawn, weather pending.
Patrons can enjoy live music on the lawn during the event. Griffin Ross will play jazz music will be from 7:45 am to 9:30 am followed by Laura Jane Vincent, a singer songwriter, from 9:45 am to 11:30 am. Patrons are encouraged to bring a picnic blanket and enjoy the offerings of fun for all ages.
Local blueberries from Turtle Line Farm, Hillcrest Farm, Rural Hall Farm, Smith Century Farm and Farlow Farm, Rivers Finest will be available for purchase across the market. Specialty blueberry items will also be available across the market, including baked goods, jams, jellies and sauces.
Blueberries are a celebrated seasonal superfood in North Carolina, available at Market usually from late June through July depending on the weather. One of the most nutrient dense of berries, they are low in calories and high in antioxidants which boast a list of health benefits. North Carolina is ranked as the 7th largest producer state for blueberries in the US.
About the Market
Greensboro Farmers Market provides Greater Greensboro with opportunities to purchase and learn about local foods in a friendly and diverse social 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.
Location and Hours of Operation
The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market, 501 Yanceyville Street, is located at the corner of Lindsey Street and Yanceyville Street across from the War Memorial Stadium and operates year round on Saturdays 7 am to 12 pm and seasonally on Wednesday 8 am- 1 pm (April 18- December 19th). The Market is an indoor facility with free admission, WiFi, and plenty of free parking as well as an ATM on site.