Wednesday, October 9, 2013

'Flora and Food Truck' Fall Events Scheduled at Fairview Greenhouse

Raleigh's Fairview Greenhouses and Garden Center, Inc. will be promoting local plants and local food with their “Flora and Food Truck” festival this fall.  Events will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19 and Saturday, Nov. 9 from 11:30-2:30 p.m.
Flora and Food Truck event attendees will also have the opportunity to attend gardening classes.  Owners of the Yellow Dog Bread Company in Raleigh will be at Fairview on Saturday, Nov. 9 to discuss their handmade baking processes. 

“Fairview After Hours” will also return on Friday, Oct. 11 from 5:30-8 p.m. with food trucks, local craft beer and local music after regular store hours. Attendees can enjoy brews from Aviator Brewing Company of Fuquay-Varina and the sounds of ukuleles from the Chapel Hill Uke Group.

The events are family friendly and admission is free.  The food trucks will be charging their regular prices for the food offered.  Flora and Food Truck days will feature four to five food trucks.  Participating food trucks are Blue Sky Dining, Chirba Chirba Dumpling, Deli-icious, CJ’s Street Food, Happy Holly’s, Sarge’s Chef on Wheels, Sweet Stacey Cakes, and Sweet Traditions by LeAne.  

The Fairview Garden Center current hours of operation are 9-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sundays 1-5 p.m. Fairview Garden Center is located at 8224 Holly Springs Rd. in Raleigh. Guests can find out more about the event and food truck details by visiting

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