Seasonal Mid-Week Market Re-Opens April 18, 8 am-1 pm at the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market
GREENSBORO-NC, Greensboro Farmers Curb Market (501Yanceyville Street) will open the seasonal Mid-Week Market on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018. Patrons may shop for freshly picked produce, farm fresh eggs, local dairy products, pastured meats (beef, pork, chicken, lamb, and goat), seafood, authentic European styled breads and baked goods, local cut flowers, potted plants, and artisan goods now twice a week, every Saturday (7am -12 noon) and every Wednesday (8 am-1pm).
Lee Mortensen, Executive Director notes, “Mid-Week Market offers patrons an opportunity to stock up on all local provisions, and a more laid back atmosphere to visit with the vendor than our peak Saturdays, grab breakfast or lunch and dinner fixings to go and even take a meeting in our café seating. The Market has plenty of free parking and free WiFi on site too as well as picnic table dining outside and café seating inside.”
The Grand Re-Opening of the Mid-Week Market on Wed., April 18 will feature live music from Julian McCarthy and friends, hot coffee, a kid’s scavenger hunt, and fresh produce including strawberries, radishes, lettuce mix, salad turnips, hothouse tomatoes and broccoli, spinach, sweet peas, kale, sweet potatoes, parsley, cucumbers, green garlic and more. All produce availability is subject to weather.
Participating Wednesday vendors include (but are not limited to):
· Armstrong Artisan Farm: pastured lamb, free range chicken eggs, and wool crafts
· Cornerstone Garlic Farm: green garlic, fresh produce, jams, jellies, and seasonings
· Congolina Farm: fresh produce, herbs, pea shoots, and more
· Farlow Farm: chemical free strawberries, hothouse cucumbers
· Forest Moon Farms: fresh produce and specialty herbs
· Massey Creek Farm: pork, eggs, and knife sharpening
· Mindenhill Farm: potted plants, herb starters, greenhouse tomatoes, and fresh produce
· Rocky Run Farm: Sunflower shoots, duck eggs, sage, herb starters and flowers
· Rudd Farm: strawberries and seasonal produce
· Rumley Cottage: Handcrafted bouquets
· Rural Hall Produce: Hot roasted peanuts, honey, collard greens, creasy greans, kale, and more
· NC Fresh Seafood : fresh coastal fish, shrimp, oysters, and more
· Smith Century Farm: plant starters, fresh greens, strawberries, eggs, and more
· Timber and Sprout: wooden craft planters, and herb starters
· Quaker Acre Apiaries: Local honey, beeswax candles, honey vinegar, wood crafts and more
· Augustino Gusto: rustic European style breads, savory quiches, pies, and pastries, and coffee
· Cookie Gurlie: gourmet cookies of all varieties
· Granolicious: granola in several varieties made from Lindley Mills oats
· La Palette: gourmet hand painted chocolates
· Sir Charles Gourmet Sauces: tasty sauces from mild to hot
· Amara Nata: Artisan hand-made jewelry and gifts
· Angel Aprons Etc…: sewn products for the home, kitchen, garden, and more
· Kennedy’s Kreations: Jewelry repair and design
· Karen’s Kreations: sewn home goods, blankets, and more
· Mimi’s Soaps: handmade soap, laundry soap, health and beauty products, soy candles
With the re-opening of the Wednesday, Mid-Week Market on April 18, “Double SNAP” will return to Mid-Week Markets through December and shoppers will be able to double SNAP/ EBT benefits up to $15 during Wednesday, Mid-Week Markets. Market tokens may be used during Mid-Week (Wednesday 8 am- 1 pm) or Saturday (7 am- 12 noon) Markets. The Market proudly accepts SNAP/EBT and WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program vouchers.
Mid-Week Market will offer special tastings and learning events only available on Wednesdays. A schedule will be posted on the market website, GSOFarmersMarket.org.
Hours of Operation – The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market operates year round on Saturdays 7 am to 12 pm and seasonally on Wednesday 8 am to 1 pm (April 18th – December 19th).
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, to support better health through healthy eating, and to build social and community connections.