Have you bought your tickets yet?? How about entered your favorite mayo dish (potato salad? chocolate-mayonnaise cake? deviled eggs?) into our Mayo Dish Cook-Off? The prizes are from some great local businesses! Don’t wait! It’s time… and we can’t wait!
Learn to make wild cocktails, listen to music from a 100-year-old Victrola, and eat mayo delights all while hanging out on a farm in the middle of downtown Raleigh. What better way to spend your Saturday afternoon?
See details below.
Family Reunion | Raleigh City Farm, 800 S Blount St | September 19, 2-4 PM
GET TICKETS HERE
. In celebration of Piedmont Picnic’s first ever event and launch party one year ago – Cocktails & Mayonnaise
– we’ll be hosting another cocktails and mayonnaise event as our one year anniversary party! What can you expect?
- Wild Cocktail Bar with DIY Mix-Ins
- Mayo & Cocktail Demos (but not mayo cocktails)
- Favorite Mayo Dish Cook-Off – Entry is $10, with all entry fees benefiting Raleigh City Farm! Prizes from Wine Authorities, Brew Coffee Bar, and more!
- ENTER HERE.
- Competition Categories:
- Mayo-based salad
- Mayo-based dessert
- Deviled Eggs
- Special musical guest Marshall Wyatt of Old Hat Records and his 100-year-old hand-cranked Victrola will provide the records and the old-time vibes perfect for any Family Reunion!
TICKETS are on sale now!
- Pre-Sale – $10 (includes 1 cocktail ticket)
- On-Site – $15 (includes 1 cocktail ticket)
- Additional drink tickets available on-site for $5 each (cash and credit accepted).
Come enjoy a lovely afternoon on the farm, participate in creating your own unique foraged cocktails, and chow down on your neighbors’ best mayo recipes!
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You may have thought September marked the winding down of the gardening season as fall quickly approaches… but you couldn’t be further from the truth!
It’s true that the time to plant any summer crops (with the exception of snap beans) has now passed, but for the fall garden, September is prime time! And it’s also your last chance for most fall crops… Note all the green highlighted rows in our guide below.
If you’d like to know more about how best to start your fall veggies, check out our upcoming:
Fall Veggie Gardening Class
at Raleigh City Farm
Saturday, September 12, 9-11 AM!
It will be part of a new series of classes we’re doing at the farm this fall – all using fall veggies! For this class, you’ll learn about what to plant and how to plant it, hear stories of historical vegetable growing practices, and enjoy fresh juice made from end-of-summer veggies from the farm. Recovering from Hopscotch the night before? We’ve got just the thing…
It’s past time to start your fall seedlings indoors, but there is still plenty of time to purchase transplants from your local garden center or direct seed many others. Some plants that we generally think of growing only from transplants can actually be direct-seeded in the fall, such as cauliflower and kohlrabi. Who knew?
So take advantage of the milder weather fall brings, and start sneaking in some fall crops between your dwindling summer plants! Don’t forget to give them a good helping of compost or well-aged manure. Your garden will need a little pick-me-up after the toll summer production can take on it.
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