The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

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May 27, 2013

Farm-to-fork event deemed successful

(Continued)

Monday, May 27, 2013 —

Up next for Bread Riot will be bulk share purchases of pork. Bread Riot is currently taking reservations for a pork bulk meat purchase from Bame Farms with distribution at the end of May, and a beef bulk purchase will occur in August. If you have the freezer space for about 25 pounds of pork or beef, reserve now at breadriot.org. You can also split a share with a friend or neighbor. Bread Riot will also be bringing back the popular Winter Harvest, a basket of locally produced food. The program runs for 20 weeks starting in November and runs through March. Like Riot in the Pasture, Bread Riot aggregates products from multiple producers for the Winter Harvest program. Shares can be reserved beginning in October. Visitwww.breadriot.org to reserve a share and to sign up for email notification of other upcoming programs.

 

Bread Riot is a local foods advocacy group whose mission is to cultivate a thriving local economy by facilitating a supply of locally produced food, utilizing sustainable farming practices and focusing on whole-life issues, education and environmental concern. Bread Riot is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization based in Rowan County, North Carolina.

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