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Saturdays 8 am-Noon

 
 
 
 
 
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The Durham Farmers’ Market hosts several seasonal events including our Tomato Tasting Day, Halloween Vendor Costume Contest, and much more. These events are designed to be fun, educational, and help connect food-lovers of all ages to local food. 

Seasonal Events Schedule

October 14, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Chef Kyle Wilkerson
Chef Demo with Heirloom Restaurant!

Heirloom, A Poppa Paul Kitchen opened in March 2017 and is located in uptown Roxboro. Since then, Executive Chef Kyle Wilkerson has brought the farm to table concept to a reality in this small town. Building relationships with local farmers has always been a goal of Chef Kyles, from the farm in the morning to your fork by evening. Join Kyle for a tasty demo on the Market lawn and kick-off your Saturday morning with the tastiest food in town!
   
October 14, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Durham Chapel Hill Dietetic Association
Chat with a Dietitian!

Do you want to know what nutrients dark, leafy greens provide your body and how you can pair that with a meat dish to meet your body's needs? Are you curious how specific herbs or vegetables can fight inflammation or support heart health? Bring your questions and chat with a registered dietitian from the Durham Chapel Hill Dietetic Association at the Market tomorrow.
   
October 21, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Durham County Co-Op Extension Office
Chat with the Master Gardeners!

Do you have questions about plants or gardening? Chat with the expert Master Gardeners at the Market and leave feeling prepared to address your gardening challenges.
   
October 28, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Durham Farmers' Market
Vendor Costume Contest!

We look forward to seeing superheroes, movie characters, animals and more at our Halloween celebration! Vendors will be competing for your votes to win the costume contest. Purchase tickets at either entrance to the Market or at the Info Table. Tickets are $1 each or 8 tickets for $5. Then, drop your ticket(s) in the jar at your favorite vendor's stand. All of the money raised from ticket sales goes directly to supporting Double Bucks and children's programming at the Market!
   
 
 
 
SEASONAL RECIPES

Alsatian Potato-Spring Onion Torte (Chef Dave Alsworth)

Bison Curry (Shane Ingram, Chef/Owner of Four Square Restaurant)

Butternut Squash Casserole (Erin Kauffman)

Caramel Apple-Cardamon Cake (April McGreger)

Chard Meatballs (Judy Lessler, Harland Creek Farm)

Chard Puree or Fritters (Adapted from Bittman, Mark - Leafy Greens)

Edamame and Corn Salad (Food From the Field Series, Washington State Univ.)

Fall Salad (Chef Dave Alworth, Guglhupf)

Fig Gazpacho (Chef Shane Ingram, Four Square Restaurant)

Fresh Salsa (Anne Everitt)

 
 
 
 
 
   
 

Located in The Pavilion
at Durham Central Park
501 Foster Street
Durham, NC 27701

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1903
Durham, NC 27702-1903

Market Manager
Mary Yost
919-667-3099
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