The 11th Annual Amazing Pepper Festival
An ABUNDANCE EVENT • SEPT 23, 2018, 3-6 pm:
2018’s 11th Annual PepperFest comes at the perfect time to celebrate the year’s harvest, enjoy the cooler weather after summer’s intense heat, and savor the deliciousness of Carolina peppers! It’s a chance to hang out with your friends, listen to fantastic live music, and sample all you can eat of pepper-themed dishes and beverages, made by dozens of star chefs, brewers, distillers and more, from central N.C.
2016 Climate Conference
A Community Event:
Climate Conference • MAR 4, 8-5 PM:
Abundance NC’s Climate Conference grew out of a need for education and support of our local farmers, who have been in distress due to the extreme weather challenges they’ve been facing in the last several years. This is an innovative, first-of-its-kind conference that draws powerful speakers and has sold out each year.
Hot Potato! Sustainable Ag Drag Bingo
An Indy-Give Guide Fundraising Event
with farming/ag themed drag performances• Friday, Dec 18, 6 – 9:30 PM:
A celebration of sustainable agriculture organizations with a night of farm-themed drag bingo.
Pepperfest Kickoff! Farm-to Fork Dinner
with Chef Geoff, Piedmont Biofarm & Fair Game Distillery• Sept 26, 6 – 9 PM:
Join us in kicking off Pepperfest with an unforgettable, magical Farm to Fork dinner at The Plant in Pittsboro. We will pair a delicious, Biofarm-sourced, five-course pepper-themed dinner with locally-made spirits and wines…..
Heart to Hand, Nose to Tail, Leaf to Root
The Familiar Supper Club is collaboration between two Chefs who believe in Heart to Hand Cooking in the modern era. Although our training is in fine cuisine with strong French […]
SEED SAVING AND ADVANCED PLANT BREEDING
A DIY Sustainability Workshop
with Farmer Doug Jones • Saturday, September 19, 9 AM – 3 PM:
Join Farmer Doug Jones at The Plant for a primer on seed saving and advanced plant breeding. Come for just the basics or stay for the optional advanced portion. Either way, you’ll go home with a renewed spirit for seed saving and maybe even a few seeds to plant in your own garden!….
Bikes & Barnyards! Summer Camp
A Youth Camp
with Triangle Bikeworks • JUNE 15 thru JUNE 19, 8 AM – 5 PM:
If you are a beginning to intermediate level cyclist between ages 10 and 14 who loves to ride your bike and challenge yourself while learning new skills and having a blast….
3rd Annual Climate Adaptation Conference for Farmers
A Community Event:
Climate Adaptation Conference for Farmers • FEB 6, 8-4 PM:
Abundance NC’s Climate Change Adaptation Conference for Farmers grew out of a need for education and support of our local farmers, who have been in distress due to the extreme weather challenges they’ve been facing in the last several years. This was an innovative and first of its kind conference that draws powerful speakers and has sold out each year.
Permaculture activist Peter Bane to speak at Climate Conference
We are thrilled to announce that one of the true heroes of community resilience, Peter Bane, publisher of Permaculture Activist, the nation’s longest-running permaculture magazine, and author of The Permaculture Handbook, will […]
Pastured pork bacon takes the (mochi) cake at Rose’s Meat and Sweets
Walking into Durham’s butchery-meets-pastry-shop known as Rose’s Meat Market and Sweet Shop, you’ll see chocolate tartlets with hazelnut praline lovingly displayed alongside fennel caramels, smoked Spanish chorizo, shoulder brisket and liver pudding. […]
Aquaponics: a new breed of sustainable farmers + social justice activists
Monday I discussed the ways climate change, GMO crops and overpopulation are threatening our food security, and I mentioned that aquaponics is in many ways the perfect solution to this problem. […]
PepperFest Oct. 5th! Get tix or get in free!
O.M.G. our 7th Annual Amazing Pepper Festival is almost here! Squeeeeeeeeeee! Tickets are going fast, and so are the few remaining work/trade opportunities, wherein you can volunteer for a couple […]