Eat, Drink, and Be Local Farm Feast

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Eat, Drink, and Be Local 
Farm Feast and Schedule of Events

July 14-21, 2018

Registration and ticket sales open

Farm Feast logo    

          Dinner. Drinks. Music.

       July 21 Saturday        5:30-9:30
      The Main Cellar City Club
      332 1st Ave. SW
      Hickory, NC

Tickets $30 or reserve a table of ten
Buy tickets online
Call  Cooperative Extension 828-465-8240

Join us for some of the best local food and drink the county has to offer!

This year Eat, Drink and Be Local, Catawba County’s local foods celebration will take place from July 14-July 21. The Farm Feast is a great event serving up locally sourced food. It’s a great way to taste what our county has produced and support the farmers who work hard for us. Music will be by the bluegrass band The Neighbors. Stay posted for other Eat, Drink, and Be Local events that week.

Participating Restaurants- Visit these restaurants throughout the week for special local dishes.

Cafe Rule, Food Factory, Fourk, Hatch, Highland Ave. Wood, Taste Full Beans, Standard Oyster Company

Follow us on Facebook for updates and pictures of dishes

EDBL Schedule of events

Saturday, July 14th
Cooking demo/Downtown Hickory Farmers Market
Union Square, Hickory, NC  10am-12pm    Free
(828) 308-6508

Cooking demo/ Conover Farmers Market
Near post office in Conover, 10-2pm  Free

Monday, July 16th
The CityFarm Project and Hickory Greenway Harvest at the Salt Block
Raised Bed gardening and Aquaponics 6:30pm-7:30pm     Free
Catawba Science Center
243 3rd Ave. NE, Hickory
828-464-5780
Outside by the greenhouse and gardens

Tuesday, July 17th
Farm Tour: Smiths Blueberry Farm 6:30-8pm    Free
7596 Greedy Hwy, Hickory
828-302-1950

Wednesday, July 18th
Cooking demonstration 11-1pm
Downtown Hickory Farmers Market    Free

Local Foods Cooking Class 5:30-6:30
Hickory Soup Kitchen
110 2nd. Pl. S.E. Hickory
$10 fee includes local bag of produce
To register call 828-465-8240 or follow the link below
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeyns8ecy80ztMx6yXtOWBBaGivsQcBmuvjFgYXw3ME-wL_HA/viewform?c=0&w=1

Thursday, July 19th

Cooking Demonstration 11-1pm     Free
Hickory Public Health Farmers Market
3070 11th Ave Dr SE, Hickory, NC
828-695-5800

Farm Tour: Crouching Hippo Farm 6:30-8pm    Free
1080 Morehead Road, Claremont
828-464-5780

Friday, July 20th 6-8pm
Wine, Beer and Cider Tastings with light bites. Guests may tour farm site.
Catawba Farms
400 Technibuilt Drive, Newton
828-464-5780
$10 Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/eat-drink-and-be-local-wine-beer-and-cider-tasting-tickets-47130580836

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Photo of April Vigardt, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionApril VigardtExtension Agent, Agriculture - Local Foods (828) 465-8243 alvigard@ncsu.eduCatawba County, North Carolina
Updated on Jul 13, 2018
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