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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Goat Cheese - Coming Soon!

The dairy inspectors arrived this morning and stayed for two hours. Everything we had done passed inspection and the final one should be in about two weeks - - waiting on my milking stand to be completed and our new TRUE refrigerator is waiting on parts for repair :( The cheese making should begin in July!

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Let Us Recycle Your Egg Cartons!

OK, I'm begging, we are in need of egg cartons and flats (cardboard or styrofoam).

Think of us before you toss!

We sell fresh eggs from our 60 pasture raised hens along with other local foods and gifts in our farm store, which is open 7 days a week.

Buffalo Creek Farm & Creamery, LLC
Germanton, NC 27019

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Hog Day & Got to be NC Fest

Family event featuring two tons of fresh-cooked barbecue, musical entertainment, children's games and inflatables, pony rides, vintage and classic car displays, arts and crafts, food, beer garden, merchandise vendors, Hog Day souvenirs and more. BBQ cooking contest begins May 18th at 6pm. Event runs Friday, May 18, 6 pm - 9 pm and Saturday, May 19, 9 am - 6 pm. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Free Admission.

Come enjoy a mix of food, music, carnival rides and games, antique farm equipment and grandstand entertainment. Sample and buy food and wine from dozens of NC companies in the Food Expo, and treat your kids to the petting zoo, pony rides and racing pigs. Check out the fabulous grandstand shows.
Music, vintage crafts, tournaments, car show and daily tractor parade. Admission is FREE.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

"Celebrating Historic Herbs" Spring Festival & Pottery Fair at Old Salem

Old Salem Museums & Gardens is hosting its annual Spring Festival, which has a "Celebrating Historic Herbs" theme in combination with a Pottery Fair.

Spring Festival - Building ImageSpring Festival: "Celebrating Historic Herbs"
Saturday May 19, 2012
9:30am - 4:30pm
Old Salem Historic District

Used for medicinal remedies, culinary flavorings, dye materials, and much more, herbs were a very important part of life in the 18th and 19th century. Join us at Old Salem as we explore the many uses of herbs, and their place in our gardens.

Activities include:
- Garden viewings
- Make your own Lavender Sweet Bag
- Medicinal uses for herbs in our apothecary
- Plant your own herb to take home
- Hearth Cooking using herbs
- Dyeing with herbs
- Outside speakers and demonstrations
- Special Presentation: "Savory and Sweet Herbs: Beginnings and Endings for Spectacular Meals" by Katherine K. Schlosser @ 2:00pm in the Single Brothers' Workshop

All activities are included with the purchase of an All-In-One ticket. Purchase a ticket online or at the Visitors Center (900 Old Salem Road)

For more information, please contact (336) 721-7350 or

Pottery Fair on the SquareSaturday, May 19, 2012
10:00am - 5:00pm
Salem Square
(S. Main St at Academy St)

At the 2nd annual Old Salem Pottery Fair on the Square, potters from across North Carolina will sell their utilitarian and art pottery at booths on Salem Square. This event coincides with Old Salem's annual Spring Festival, which has a "Celebrating Historic Herbs" theme this year, and Salem College's 2012 Commencement.

The Pottery Fair on the Square is the only pottery show in Forsyth County. Last year, approximately 35 potters participated. Hand-crafted pottery is an excellent, unique gift for spring graduates and summer brides and grooms.

Admission is FREE to this event. In the event of rain and/or strong wind, the Fair will be relocated to the concourse of the Old Salem Visitor Center, 900 Old Salem Road.

Also, while you're at Old Salem... stop by the Old Salem Cobblestone Farmers Market

The market will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays though Nov. 19 at the corner of West and Salt streets, next to the Single Brothers' Garden. 

This is the first season for the market which is a partnership between Old Salem Museums & Gardens and Carolina Farm Stewardship Association.  It is a "producers-only farmers market" in which farmers use sustainable farming methods and humane practices in the production of meat products. 

You will see a lot of the same farm's who are at Cobblestone Farmers' Market at Krankies on Tuesdays, along with some new farms. 

We're not able to be away from our new farm store in order to sell at the farmer's market again this year, so you'll have to stop by the farm purchase our goat's milk soap.   Our store is open 7 days a week (9-6 Monday-Saturday, 1-6 Sunday, and by appointment).  In addition to the goat's milk soap we also sell our fresh eggs, farmstead meats (beef, lamb, and chicken), local foods and local gifts.  We'll be adding goat cheese and pasture raised pork, along with agritourism (tours of the farm) soon.  We're only 6 miles North of Winston-Salem, so it's definitely worth the short trip!