Join Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture's staff and interns at the Ashe County Farmers Market THIS SATURDAY, July 20th, from 8-1:00. In addition to our What the Kale?! Cooking Demo and High Country Farm Tour Weekend Pass Sales, there will be a Berry Pie Contest!
The Ashe County Farmers' Market will host a contest this Saturday, July 20 where some of the best bakers in Ashe County put their pies to the test. And as usual, the market will have seasonal fresh produce, trees, nursery items, plants, flowers, yummy baked goods, fresh grass-fed beef & pork, goat milk cheeses, eggs, handmade candles, jewelry, picture scenes of Ashe County, pottery and all types of craft items. Open from 8am-1pm on the Backstreet in West Jefferson.
Are you interested in helping your local farmers and witnessing all the hard work involved in growing your fresh, local food? The High Country Farm Tour is currently accepting volunteers for the Farm Tour event team: Volunteers will spend the day on a beautiful farm while helping keeping track of everyone that visits, guiding visitors, and keeping the tour running smoothly.
The BRWIA Farm Tour Team will be promoting and selling Farm Tour Weekend Passes as well as recruiting volunteers at the Lenoir Downtown Farmers' Market and the Watauga County Farmers' Market, so come say Hi, sign up, and purchase a pass!!!
THANK YOU to our Farm Tour promotional sponsor Carolina Farm Stewardship Association.
Learn more about the great work they do and how to become a member here!