Greensboro, NC –The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market (501 Yanceyville St.) welcomes Chef Reto’s Junior Chef Cooking Camps for the 6 weeks this summer, young chefs will have hands-on experience preparing fresh, local food. The Farmers Market is excited to announce this camp series scheduled, the first of many events, happening in the new Cooking Café at the Market. Beginning June 24th the camps run from Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 1 pm at the Market. Young chefs, age 11 to 14, will get to experience cooking and come closer to the food systems that support Greensboro and their local community.
The Café is currently under renovation with a new look and additional functionality. The new Café and Demonstration Kitchen will be unveiled next month. The newly renovated space will be available for rentals for cooking groups, chef presentations, and more. Patrons can stay updated on the Market developments through the Farmers Market’s website, Facebook, and Instagram.
Reto’s Junior Chef Cooking Camps kick off on June 24th with the “Bonjour! French Class” focusing on cuisine native to and inspired from France. Additional camps include “Ciao! Italian”, “World Cuisine”, “Classic American”, and “Mediterranean.” Each camp will teach participants foundational kitchen skills such as baking, sautéing, knife skills, sanitation, organization, preparation, and more! Each week offers a new variety of dishes, skills, and activities throughout the class with a delicious ending event on Friday for students to showcase new skills learned.
Campers will get a true farm-to-table experience with fresh, local food that can be found in the Market. Additional fun and educational activities will introduce young chefs to local food producers and provide a unique experience for every camp with social time, arts, and delicious food. For more information on Chef Reto’s Junior Chef Cooking Classes visit Reto’s Kitchen Facebook, Instagram, and website. Camp registration is open and filling fast for information on each camp and to sign up visit TicketMeTriad.
About the Market
Greensboro Farmers Market, Inc. (GFM) operates the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market on behalf of the City of Greensboro. GFM is a 501c3 nonprofit. GFM provides greater Greensboro with opportunities to purchase and learn about local food in a friendly and diverse setting. GFM encourages and supports the growth of local foods and artisan goods businesses to improve greater Greensboro’s economy, support better health through healthy eating and build social and community connections.
Location and Hours of Operation
The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market, 501 Yanceyville Street, is located at the corner of Lindsey Street and Yanceyville Street across from the War Memorial Stadium and operates year round on Saturdays 7 am to 12 pm and seasonally on Wednesdays 8 am- 12 pm (April 17 – October 30). The Market is an indoor facility with free admission, WiFi, and plenty of free parking as well as an ATM on site. Visit www.GSOfarmersmarket.org for more information.