Got To Be NC April Newsletter

NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Page 5 Got To Be NC April 2019

Upcoming Events

April is NC Beer Month, Garlic Month, Soy Foods Month and Grilled Cheese Month!

April 20

Artisan Food Fair , Holly Springs Farmers Market, Holly Springs. Limited spaces available.

April 26

Growing in the Mountains Plant Show, WNC Farmers Market, Asheville.

April 26

Strawberry Day, noon at WNC Farmers Market, Asheville.

April 29

N.C. Specialty Food Association Spring Conference , Raleigh. Registration is open.

May 3-5

Herb Festival, WNC Farmers Market, Asheville.

May 5

Made 4 the Market Local Makers Show, Greensboro Farmers Curb Market, Greensboro. Apply for space in the reserved section for Got To Be NC and N.C. Specialty Food Association members.

May 9-10

Thrive NC , Raleigh.

May 11

Piedmont Regional Goat and Sheep Conference , Pittsboro. Early registration deadline May 1 . For more information, contact Lauren Langley at 336-570-6740 or lauren_langley@ncsu.edu .

May 17-19

Got To Be NC Festival , Raleigh.

May 18

Asheville Food Truck Showdown , WNC Ag Center, Fletcher.

June 22

Got To Be NC Pig Sale , Smithfield.

July 13

Artisan Food Fair, Charlotte Regional Farmers Market, Charlotte.

July 16-17

N.C. State Fair Wine Competition, Surry Community College, Dobson.

Aug. 10

Artisan Food Fair, State Farmers Market, Raleigh.

Sep. 12- 15

Chow Chow , Asheville. Tickets now on sale.

Oct. 6-7

Carolina Meat Conference , Charlotte.

Nov. 16-17

MetroCookingDC show , Washington DC. This is the

largest business-to-consumer event in the DC/Maryland/Virginia area, and an opportunity for marketing and brand promotion. As an exhibitor, you can sample and sell your products in your booth, educate consumers about your company's product portfolio, launch new products, network with industry professionals and meet retail buyers. Mike D’s BBQ, Norm’s Farms, Red Clay Gourmet and other N.C. companies have participated for several years. For registration information contact Rosemari Famiglietti, sales manager, at 301-844-6861 or famiglietti@ejkrause.com .

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