Growing Local Food in Goldsboro

Welcome to not-quite-yet Spring but more and more Local Food Optionsimg_2354

  • Food Locator: Local Harvest
  • Farmers Market: corner of Lionel and Ashe in Goldsboro, Health Department Parking lot, Wednesdays, 10am-4:30pm, NC produce and farmer-grown produce only, starting again for 2009 on April 15th
  • Public Community Garden: Wayne County Public Library, Ash Street in Goldsboro; come plant, come weed, come harvest anytime and organized workdays on Thursday afternoons.
  • Neighborhood Gardens: Devereaux Street; let WFI know if you want to start a neighborhood garden!  After May 16th, we’ll have teens for hire that will get you started!
  • coming soon: The Veggie Bus, making the rounds to neighborhoods across Wayne County with fresh produce on board!

coming events to help us celebrate, grow, and learn together:

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APriL 15thWed 2pm4pm for kids of all ages gardening/art/wormworkshop at the Wayne County Public Library <http://www.wcpl.org/>  for our…
Turning Garden Garbage into Gold Youth Workshop!

Tim Norris, “the Worm Guy” will offer some hands on tips and techniques for working with worms to turn waste into soil.  Participants will take home their own composting bin!  We’ll also use wood scraps to make artistic garden signs for our Community Garden!  We’ll close the day with a brief garden workday.  Don’t miss the fun!

Due to limited space, pre-registration is required.  Please call the Children’s Department at (919) 735-1824 ext. 5105.
This program is weather permitting.

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About tessa eliza thraves

a local food and sustainable energy freak, working for the Center for Environmental Farming Systems on community and youth Food System projects across the state. www.cefs.ncsu.edu www.ncfoodcorps.org ncfoodyouth.wordpress.com

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