The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market Hosts Christmas Eve Market
Saturday, December 23, 7am- 12pm
Greensboro Farmers Curb Market
Greensboro, NC – The public is invited to special Christmas Eve Market, scheduled for Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, at the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market, 501 Yanceyville Street, from 7 am – to 12 noon. The indoor 9,000 square foot Market will host 100 small businesses and provide a warm holiday atmosphere for patrons to finish last minute gift buying and sourcing holiday seasonal meal ingredients. Come be a part of the festive Christmas cheer at the Farmers Market.
The market will be stocked with fresh winter vegetables, pasture-raised meats, seafood, eggs, dairy, baked goods, seasonings and sauces, honey and festive décor for the home. Shop early to find holiday hams, large chickens, beef and pork roasts and lamb. Winter is a great time for North Carolina seafood, including shrimp, oysters, and clams. Freshly prepared sides make meal planning easy including hummus, pimento cheese, and salsas too.
Deck the halls with holiday decorations: potted poinsettias, winter floral arrangements, mistletoe, planted paper-whites and other blooming bulbs.
Purchase great gifts and stocking stuffers from the market’s craftsmen and artisans: handmade soaps and body care, pottery, jewelry, knitted and sewn goods and candles to name a few. The market is the perfect place to create a gift bag or basket full of local artisan foods for visiting family or out-of-town gatherings.
Honor cards, market logo t-shirts, and shopping totes are also available at the info desk; a perfect opportunity to support the market nonprofit organization and food security programs in 2018.
Several vendors offer not-to-miss tasty treats. Market bakers will be bringing pound cakes, pies, cookies, holiday breads, and more! Find the perfect treat for every meal.
Breakfast and hot coffee, tea or a smoothie will be available for shoppers. Yee Haw Doughnuts and The Grinder Café food truck can be found outside in the Lindsay Street entrance with hot doughnuts, espresso drinks, and fruit smoothies. Market vendors inside will have fresh-brewed coffee, herbal teas, Kombucha, Milk, pastries, hand pies and other favorites for breakfast on-the-go.
Live Holiday Music and Entertainment:
The market offers a comfortable resting spot in the Cook Corners at the Curb café, which will host live, local holiday-inspired music:
o 8am – 10am: Madison Smith
o 10am – 11:30am: Adam Doyle
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 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 19 – December 20). The Market is an indoor facility with free admission, WiFi, and plenty of free parking as well as an ATM on site. Visit www.GSOfarmersmarket.org for more information.