Celebrate Peach Day on Saturday, July 28 at Greensboro Farmers Curb Market
Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Farmers Market, Inc. (501 Yanceyville Street) will host its first ever Peach Pancake and Celebration Day on Sat., July 28, from 8 am – 11:30 am, or until supplies last, on the Lindsay Street lawn, with featured guest chef Alex Amoroso.
Alex Amoroso, of Cheesecakes by Alex, will be serving fresh Market peach compote on top of light fluffy pancakes for a donation of $5 per plate. A Neese’s sausage patty will be available a la carte for $2. Fresh Peach Tea will also be available for purchase. All proceeds from this breakfast fundraiser benefit the Greensboro Farmers Market, a non- profit organization. Cash and Credit Cards are accepted. Patrons can sit at the picnic tables or bring a blanket to sit on the Lawn. Live jazz tunes by Griffin Ross will be enjoyed from 8 am- 9:30 am followed by folks and blues played by Dean Driver from 10 am- 11:30 am outside weather permitting.
Market peach growers Leonard’s Orchard (Cana, VA), Phillips Farm (Cheraw, SC), Kalawi Farm (Eagle Springs, NC), Pee Dee Orchards (Lilesville, NC), Miss Angels Farm (Mt. Airy, NC), and Chappell’s Farm (Eagle Springs, NC) will provide juicy, ripe peaches for purchase. Many peach products will be available across the Market on this Peach Celebration Day.
North Carolina grows an average of 35 million pounds of peaches per year ranking 9th nationwide. Peaches are high in antioxidants, rich in carotenoids and contain significant amounts of vitamin C and dietary fiber. At just 68 calories, peaches are a good choice for eating raw, adding to your favorite smoothie, oatmeal or savory recipes and perfect for canning or freezing for winter treats.
About the Greensboro Farmers 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 diverse 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 19). The Market is an indoor facility with free admission, WiFi, and plenty of free parking as well as an ATM on site. Visit GSOfarmersmarket.org for more information.