Our Visit to Piedmont Progressive Farmers Group

Michael holds a chicken

Earlier this week we drove out to Reidsville to visit some of the farmers of the Piedmont Progressive Farmers Group, a co-op of farmers in Caswell County and neighboring counties. We’ve been bringing you eggs from these farmers for a year now, and this summer we hope to have their vegetables, including sweet corn! The…
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The Power of Community: Feeding the Hungry with Our Change

cartoon vegetables wearing cowboy gear

We’re moving to a year-long series of Round Up! campaigns for our community food partnerships. We’re asking you, our community of owners, shoppers, and staff, to donate your change by rounding up your total purchases to the nearest dollar. The power of our Round Up! campaigns is that as a large community we can individually…
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Local Burgers for Memorial Day

hamburger with toppings

Local picnics are our favorite part of Memorial day weekend. This year, their are more options than ever. Start with hamburgers made of local beef. Weaver Street Market carries beef from Mills Family Farm as part of our sustainable meat and seafood program. Pick up a pound of ground beef to make your cookout patties…
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Thanks, from the Piedmont Farm Tour

greens in the fields

Thanks to everyone who went on the 22nd annual Piedmont Farm Tour last month! With one (mostly) sunny day and one rainy day, 1,703 visitors went on the tour. They made 5,402 farm visits. You can see the photos we took at Sunset Ridge Buffalo Farm (here) and Breeze Farm (here), and videos of the…
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Look for Produce from These Farms

Brett at Red Hawk Farm

May is the one of the best months for local produce: the spring greens are still coming in strong before the heat of the summer takes hold, while some of our summer favorites like cucumbers, squash, and blueberries start to trickle in. Look for produce from these farms on our shelves: Nourishing Acres Megan and…
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Summer Fruit: When Does It Start?

chart of NC summer fruit availability

The hot spring weather may have you longing for sweet local blueberries and juicy southern peaches. The first NC blueberries of the season are arriving later this week from farms in the southeast part of the state. Peaches however, have had a rough go of it this spring. Late freezes in March damaged much of…
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Call for Grant Applications

woman making snacks with kids

Weaver Street Market seeks proposals for community projects for its 12th Annual Cooperative Community Fund Grant awards. Recipients must be IRS-certified nonprofit organizations. Funded projects focus on “Access to Healthy Food” (such as Community Agriculture, Hunger Relief, Nutrition and Cooking Education, Healthy Food Environments, Advocacy, Food Waste) A committee composed of owner volunteers will evaluate the…
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