Second Saturday – June 14th


Join us this Second Saturday, June 14th for an open celebration of food and community along the Raleigh Food Corridor!

There will be pop-up markets, city walks, urban farms, community gardens, food installations, local artisans, volunteer opportunities and local businesses doing special food events just for you.

The goal for Second Saturday is to showcase new and exciting food and community related projects in the Corridor through events.  Second Saturday events bring you close rto your food and closer to your neighbor. Our full event’s list for June 14th is below, join us for as many events as you’d like!

Movable Gathering for Good
9:00am – 11:00am

meet at Moore Square across from bus station
Join Erin White of Community Food Lab for a walk from Moore Square along the Raleigh Food Corridor. We’ll be imagining how and why food can be re-integrated into our city as this part field study, part investigation, and part urban design walk takes you to some of the Corridor’s exciting places. Highlights include a guerilla garden patch, the soft opening of Oak City Outreach Center, the Marbles Kids Museum Garden and the City’s newest farmer’s market. Please RSVP.

Garden Volunteering with Inter-Faith Food Shuttle
8:30am – 11:30am
500 Hoke Street

Prep + build a shade structure to go in the middle of Urban Eden, a community gathering spot, for respite from the sun as well as for potlucks and community meetings. Bring shovels and hard rakes if you have ‘em! Gloves and sun protection are recommended.  Please RSVP.

Prince Hall Garden Volunteering in the Prince Hall Historic District
9:00am – midday
Corner of Person and Cabarrus

Prince Hall Garden Build. Help install a new garden plot! Bring any garden tools you have! Gloves and sun protection are recommended.  Please RSVP.

Exploris Middle School
9:00am – 12:00pm
106 S Wilmington Street

Students will be making colorful planters with edible plants to demonstrate gardening techniques they are learning, and to help create an edible streetscape! They will be planting at Centro and one other location downtown.

Stanbury Escazu Pop-Up Market
10:00am – 2:00pm
938 N. Blount Street

In the Stanbury and Ezcazu parking lot: Locals Seafood, Old Milburnie Farm, Happy + Hale, Green Button Farm, Boulted Bread, Escazu Chocolates, Stanbury Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar

10:00am – 2:00pm
106 S Wilmington Street

DIY salsa station with local/seasonal ingedients, hosted by youth from Boys and Girls Club.

Marbles Kids Museum Garden Gourmet
11:00am – 1:00pm
201 East Hargett Street

Super Power Green Beans: Join us in Castaway Cove Kids Garden to make a fresh and healthy 3-bean salad, plant-a-pot with bean seeds and learn how to harvest and prepare some lean string beans

Activate 14
11:00am – 4:00pm
14 East Peace Street

Community Engagement in Placemaking and Design+Build Competition: An innovative Design + Build Competition for a temporary summer events structure, and a call to action for community engagement. Details here.

Grocers on Wheels
12:30pm – 2:00pm
Winterhaven, corner of East and Hargett

Glenwood Towers 509 Glenwood Ave

If you haven’t checked them out yet, come visit SE Raleigh’s mobile grocer, run by a third-generation Raleigh food vendor! Look for the blue pickup truck, and don’t forget a homemade pie.

Joule Coffee
4:30 PM
223 S Wilmington Street

Afternoon tea, reflection on the day, and looking ahead to July! Joule will add a seasonal sangria to their specials list, and delicious snacks.

Full up-to-date details on our website and on facebook.

Hope to see you,
the team at Raleigh Food Corridor

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