Buncombe County Friends of Agriculture breakfast set for Feb. 19

Press release from Buncombe County Soil & Water Conservation:

The Friends of Agriculture Breakfast is a quaterly complimentary breakfast with local food from Buncombe County Farms. Each Breakfast features an ag-related speaker to inform and update the agricultural community.

Topic: Local Tailgate Markets

Speaker: Joe and Linda Brittain

Date:  Tuesday February 19, 2019

Time: 7:00 am-8:00 am

Location:  WNC Ag Center, Virginia Boone Building (Gate 5), 1301 Fanning Bridge Rd. Fletcher, NC 28732

Local farmers Joe and Linda Brittain will highlight tailgate markets and their importance to our local economy. Drawing on their experience developing the Mills River Farmer’s Market, we’ll learn about the importance of markets to the local economy, the benefits to the farmer and the shopper, where to find markets, and how to get involved. Brittain Farms is a 7th generation family farm located in beautiful Mills River, specializing in poultry, both meat and eggs, as well as seasonal vegetables.

For more information call Buncombe County Soil and Water: 828-250-4785

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