Friday, February 15, 2013

This Week at the South Durham Farmers' Market

This Week's Highlights:
  • Turnip Townshend 
  • New volunteer programs 
  • Spring Fundraiser Details 
  • Vendors this week 

Market Hours/Information
Winter hours:  Our hours are now 10AM-1PM Rain or Shine (December-March)! Greenwood Commons at 5410 NC Hwy 55, Durham, NC 27713

Who was Turnip Townshend? 
Sadly, his name was not really Turnip, it was Charles. He was, however, a huge advocate of crop rotation, and, of course, Turnips! Lord Charles Townshend was a British Politician from 1714-1730, until he resigned to a life of agriculture....(read more!)

Market Volunteers Needed
Ever wonder how those people get that sweet gig welcoming shoppers to SDFM?  Do you need community hours or just want to get to know your neighbors?  Email our volunteer coordinator, Rhiannon to learn more.

Spring Fundraiser with Pop's Backdoor
We are having a Spring Harvest Dinner at Pop's Backdoor on Sunday, April 14th! Menu sourced from our producers and farmers that you see each week. More details, menu, and ticket information to come soon. Help us grow!

Music this Week
Robinson Lee Earle will be performing at the market from 10 - 11a.

March 2nd - Brew School
The two Scott's of Bull City Home Brew will be demonstrating basic home brewing techniques, discussing basic equipment, answering questions, and more!  Our Events Calendar can be found here!

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