2014 Eat Local Challenge – Week 2

Week 2 of the Eat Local Challenge!

Local Events for Locavores

How are you doing with your Eat Local Challenge Scavenger Hunt? Don’t forget to post and share with the Co-op on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest or Twitter. We have a great event happening at the Co-op this weekend that can help you check off a few of your Scavenger Hunt tasks. Tidal Creek’s Black River Organic Farm Tour on Saturday, June 28th at 10am. Tour one of the Co-op first local produce suppliers on the beautiful farm in Ivanhoe, NC. Get your tickets at the Co-op! Find out more about the event here on our website calendar, by stopping by the store, or giving us a call 910.799.2667.

Black River Farm Tour Images

Local Recipe of the Week

Eggplant and Kale Pasta Recipe

Just a Few of the Great Local Items In-Store This Week:

Zucchini & Patty Pan Squash
Cucumbers
Sweet Corn
Cherry Tomatoes from Humble Roots Farm
Potatoes: Sweet, Red, Blue, Yukon Gold
Greens: Collards, Kale, Red & Green Lettuce, Bib Lettuce, Romaine
Broccoli
Cabbage
Eggplant
Green Beans
Lavender and Green Bell Peppers from Black River Organic Farm (Want to see where they’re grown? Join us for the Farm Tour!)
Blueberries from Newberry’s Blueberries & Red Beard Farms
Local Eggs from Shorette Farms
Maple View Farm Milk & Butter
SF Farms Sausage
Jones Family Farms Local Grass-Fed Ground Beef
Outta the Park BBQ Sauce
Little Red Wagon Granola

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