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The Friends of Agriculture Breakfast is a quarterly 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
Speakers: Joe and Linda Brittain
Date: Tuesday Feb. 19, 2019
Time: 7-8 a.m.
Location: WNC Ag Center, Virginia Boone Building (Gate 5), 1301 Fanning Bridge Rd. Fletcher, NC 28732
Local Tailgate Markets
Please welcome local farmers Joe and Linda Brittain. They will highlight tailgate markets and their importance to our local economy. Drawing on their experience developing the Mills River Farmers' 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.
This free event is open to the public, for more information call 828.250.4785.
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