Mouthful

June 12, 2014

Second Saturday hosts food-related events in downtown Raleigh

Second Saturday encourages interaction and discussion about the Raleigh Food Corridor, a two-mile stretch in downtown Raleigh.

This Saturday is Second Saturday, which means a series of community and food events will be held around downtown Raleigh.

“Through pop-up markets, city walks, urban farms, community gardens, food installations, local artisans and local businesses, Second Saturday is an all-day showcase of new and exciting food-related projects occurring along the [Raleigh Food] Corridor,” according to the website.

The Raleigh Food Corridor is a two-mile stretch of downtown Raleigh along Blount and Person streets that individuals and organizations are trying to highlight to bring diverse communities together through food-related projects.

Saturday’s events include a guided walking tour of the Raleigh Food Corridor that meets at 9 a.m. at Moore Square, a pop-up market outside Escazu chocolate shop and Stanbury restaurant and several volunteer opportunities at gardening sites, including an activity for children to create an edible landscape outside Centro restaurant.

The complete schedule can be seen here: raleighfoodcorridor.org/secondsaturday/

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