Don’t forget! This coming Sunday is The Amazing Pittsboro Pepper Festival!
Sunday, October 18 @ 4:00 – 7:00 pm at the Eco Industrial Plant in Pittsboro. For directions, go to http://theabundancefoundation.org/contact-us/
There will be over 40 different varieties of peppers from Farmer Doug Jones of Piedmont Biofarm to taste and rank, many of our local chefs will be showing off their creativity with pepper dishes using our local peppers, local beer and wine, Bobby’s Jalapeno Water Ice, Liberación Juice Station, spicy tunes from Howie Dewitt blues/funk band and a few minutes of education. Bring the kids and come on out! We will be there with our Shishito Peppers!
Proceeds will benefit the Abundance Foundation and Piedmont Biofarm Breeding and Research Program which is responsible for developing superior strains of vegetables especially adapted to our local soils and climate.
Adult tickets are $25 and kids are free!
To purchase tickets: http://theabundancefoundation.org/pepper-festival/
Participating Restaurants and Farms:
3 Cups, Angelina’s Kitchen, Celebrity Dairy, Chatham Marketplace, Crook’s Corner, Eastern Carolina Organics, Edible Earthscapes, Elaine’s on Franklin, Farmer’s Daughter, General Store Cafe, Zely & Ritz
You can expect the following in your boxes this week:
eggplant or ridge gourd
nira chives (small share only)
watermelon radish( small share only)
kohlrabi(full share only)
mizuna or arugula(full share only)
beans(full share only)
daikon(full share only)