The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market Host
Blueberry Day Celebration & Pancake Picnic
Saturday July 18, 2015, 8 am – 11:30 am
The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market (501 Yanceyville Street) will host a Blueberry Celebration Day and Pancake Picnic on Saturday July 18th from 8 am – 11:30 am. The picnic will be held on the lawn at the corner of Lindsay & Yanceyville Street. This is a rain or shine event. In case of inclement weather blueberry pancakes will be served in our Harvest Room.
Plate-sized pancakes will be prepared with Ward’s Farm Fresh eggs and filled with fresh blueberries grown by these local farms (Collier, Byrley, Farlow, and Hillcrest) and prepared by guest chef Alex Amoroso of Cheesecakes by Alex.
The cost is $5 per plate (while supplies last) with proceeds benefiting the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market.
Enjoy a great line up of local musicians starting with Louis Allen with guest Penny Smith beginning at 8 am followed by Colin Cutler with guest fiddle player and songwriter, Holly Riley.
Fresh blueberries will be available for purchase with varieties including Premier, Tif Blue, Powder Blue, Southern Charm, and Onslow.
Contributor farmer information and berries sourced from:
Ward Farm (McLeansville, NC)
Ward’s Farm Fresh Eggs are lifetime farmers working with grains, cows, hogs, and chickens that lay farm fresh brown eggs.
Byrley Gardens (Julien, NC)
Byrley Gardens bring a variety of summer crops that include tomatoes, squash, peas, corn, and melons to the market as well as chemical free strawberries and blueberries.
Collier Farm (Liberty, NC)
Collier Farm is a long time market vendor and is known for his blueberries, blackberries, muscadines and scuppernong grapes.
Farlow Farm (Archdale, NC)
Farlow Farm offers a variety of forty crops which are completely pesticide and chemical free. Products include spaghetti squash, okra, collard greens, Swiss chard, strawberries, blueberries, tomatoes, potatoes, onions, and cucumbers to name a few. Farlow Farm also offers a CSA, Community Supported Agriculture.
Hillcrest Farm (Advance, NC)
Hillcrest Farm grows a variety flowers, bedding plants, herbs, and house plants and specializes in cut flower bouquets. Lettuce, onions, cabbage, grapes, blueberries, mushrooms, and brussel sprouts are a few of the fruits and vegetables that Hillcrest Farm brings to the market.
Blueberry specialty items will also be available:
Cornerstone Farm – Blueberry vinegar and jams
Cornerstone Garlic Farm is a small family farm that specializes in garlic and also grows a variety of seasonal produce.
Cookie Gurlie – Blueberry shortbread cookies
Cookie Gurlie uses non-GMO, unrefined pure cane sugar, eggs and butter from local farms and makes their own vanilla flavoring.
Sweet Morning Farm – Blueberry jams, including sugar free
Sweet Morning Farm makes over 60 varieties of jams and jellies using local fruits and vegetables.
Feebert”s Gluten Free Bakery – Lemon blueberry scones and blueberry pies
Feebers offers products that are gluten free with a selection that are dairy free as well.
Tea Huggers – Pearyberry iced tea
Pearyberry is a blueberry and pear tea with a hint of lavender and is brewed using eco-friendly practices.
Augustino Gusto Bakery – Blueberry tarts, Cakes, and Pastries
This European style bakery will feature a blueberry & blackberry cake with cream cheese frosting as well as blueberry tarts and pastries
Cheesecakes by Alex – Blueberry muffins
Alex Amoroso has his own style of muffins, breads, scones and pastries and are located in downtown Greensboro and can be found at the market every Saturday.
Huckleberry Creek – Blueberry lip balm
Rex and Melissa Harrelson offer locally crafted, natural soaps and bath & body products.
Blueberries are known to help lower blood sugar levels and offer small amounts of vitamin C, vitamin A and vitamin E and also work as potent anti-oxidants. This tasty, seasonal fruit can be frozen and enjoyed when not in season. Blueberries are great in salads, smoothies, and baked goods.