Launching Curb2Curb Shuttle!
Wed., May 28
The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market announces a partnership with Gate City Transportation in a brand-new two-month pilot program designed to provide easy access to the freshest of fresh locally sourced foods and goods from Piedmont Triad Farmers -- just blocks from Downtown Greensboro! Center City workers, residents and visitors can now hop on Curb2Curb, a free, round-trip shuttle to enjoy all that the Mid-Week Market offers (open Wednesdays May-December from 8 am to 1:30 pm.) Have lunch on-site at the market's picnic tables or order to go. Add a little fresh air and fresh food and friendship to your weekday!
The Curb2Curb Shuttle takes you round-trip from Renaissance Plaza at 230 N. Elm Street to 501 Yanceyville Street, location of Greensboro's Original Farmers Curb Market, established 1874 and relocated in the 1960s to the spacious old armory building. The shuttle picks up on Elm Street at the half-hour (11:30 am, noon, 12:30 pm, and 1:00 pm) and runs a continuous loop to the Mid-Market on Yanceyville.
Free to the public, the Curb2Curb Shuttle is a first-time partnership between the growing Greensboro Farmers Curb Market and Gate City Transportation, headquartered in Downtown Greensboro.
Starting May 28, the first 50 shuttle riders receive a free, reusable shopping bag from the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market and will be entered into a gift basket raffle of market goodies.
Find at Tomorrow's Mid-Week Market
LOAF Bakery will be on site to offer freshly baked breakfast and lunch. The Grinder Coffee Truck will also be on site from 7:30 to 11 am with iced and hot coffee, tea and smoothies. The market offers a self-serve station with microwave and complimentary cutlery, napkins and plates. Bottled water is available for purchase.
Mid-Week Market shoppers can get a sneak-peak of what's to come on Saturday, but without the crowds. Spend time chatting with farmers, get expert answers to your questions, and purchase your favorite market offerings at an unhurried pace. Find:
- Artisan breads, rolls and pastries. Lunch favorites include focaccia, quiche, tomato pie and chicken salad sandwich plates
- A variety of deli sides including freshly made salsa, a selection of pimento cheese dips, and chicken salad
- Greenhouse tomatoes, squashes, varieties of leafy lettuce and microgreens
- Just-picked strawberries
- Pasture-raised chicken eggs
- Pork sausage, chops and roast
- Tuna steaks and scallops
- A master knife-sharpening service
- Shallots, scallions, sugar snap peas, radishes, white turnips
- Asian greens, tatsoi, and more
- Cilantro, mint, garlic
- Seasonings, dips, rubs
- Spicy and savory bottled sauces
- Dog biscuits
- Vinegars and jellies
- Hanging flower baskets, bedding plants, ground covers
- Honey, beeswax candles and birdhouses
- Fresh-cut flowers, arranged for you for only $5
- Cooking samples
Why our market is important
“The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market," says executive director Lee Mortensen, "plays an important role in building a sense of community. We are doing our part to boost farming in NC, a vital legacy. I really enjoy raising awareness of our local seasonal foods and supporting small farmers and am committed to developing partnerships and ways to increase access to healthy foods for all area residents."