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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Do you have a special salsa recipe?

Salsa Contest

Enter the contest at the Dixie Classic Fair Farmers' Market! sign up now - August 1 is deadline for entries - contest is August 4 at 9:30 a.m.

Dixie Classic Fair Farmers' Market

The Dixie Classic Fair Farmer's Market is open to the public on the
Dixie Classic Fairgrounds every Saturday throughout the year from 6 am to 1 pm.
Enter parking area off of 27th Street. Shop for just a little bit of everything!

The farmer's market features locally grown seasonal fruits and vegetables, flowers,
jams, jellies, meats, honey, variety of crafts and fresh baked goods along with much more!

Special events to include contests and demonstrations throughout the summer.

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Garden Workshops

Upcoming Garden Workshops at Old Salem Gardens:
 Garden Workshop: Introduction to Beekeeping - Building Image
August 4, 2012: Introduction to Beekeeping presented by Debbie Talbert, Vice-President, Forsyth County Beekeepers Association
“Introduction to Beekeeping” highlights the basics of this satisfying and productive addition of bees to your garden.
Garden Workshop: Herbal First Aid - Building Image
August 9, 2012: Herbal First Aid or August 18, 2012: Herbal First Aid presented by Elizabeth Morgan, Herbalist and Owner, Dandelion Soap and Herb Shop in Walkertown, NC
“Herbal First Aid” instructs in the gathering of fresh and dried herbs and their preparation for an herbal kit to keep at home or take when traveling.
Free workshop presented by Old Salem Horticulture. Non-perishable food items will be collected for Second Harvest Food Bank.

August 23, 2012: Seed Saving presented by Mary Jac Brennan, Community Gardening Coordinator, Forsyth County Cooperative Extension Service

“Seed Saving” instructs in the age-old tradition of saving seeds from your own plants -- it's easy, economical and satisfying.
Free workshops presented by Old Salem Horticulture. Non-perishable food items will be collected for Second Harvest Food Bank.
For more information, or to pre-register for a workshop, please call (336)721-7357.

Friday, July 27, 2012

Farmstead Meats

We have farmstead meats available in our farm store.  Call or email for availability of your favorite cuts.

Pricing is available on the website also.
Buffalo Creek Farm and Creamery, LLC
Germanton, NC 27019

Buffalo Creek Farm and Creamery is located on Buffalo Creek Farm Road in Germanton, NC near the intersection of Hwy 65 and Hwy 8 (Germanton Road) at the Forsyth / Stokes County line. We are a few miles north of Winston-Salem and a short drive from Rural Hall, King, Walkertown, Kernersville. Walnut Cove, Danbury, High Point, Greensboro, Pilot Mountain, Mt. Airy and other communities in the Piedmont of North Carolina and Virginia. In our on site Farm Store, we have raw milk aged goat cheese, grass fed beef, pastured lamb and pastured free range eggs along with our handmade goat's milk soap and other local goodness.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

In the News Again

St. Philip's church is in the news again-- wonderful article and picture.

Yadkin Valley Living features a short article about St. Philip's in their July-August issue. 
Click here and turn to page 75 to read it.

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Royce's Music Jam

Stop by Moratock Park at 7 PM for an evening of music and relaxation. Bring your instrument and join in the fun as we Jam on the Dan. Food will be available. Visit or call 336-593-8159 for more details.

Royce's Music Jam

Don't be upset if the music doesn't start at exactly 7 PM, the musicians need time to get warmed up and find their groove!

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Greensboro Local Food Meetup and Happy Hour at Lucky 32

After Wednesday's Greensboro Curb Farmers Market, join Carolina Farm Stewardship Association later for a happy hour at Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen. They'll be talking local food and agriculture with farmers, food artisans and passionate food-loving neighbors! If you've got a great food project in the works, come tell them about it!

Representatives from various local food projects will be present to discuss their work in a casual setting. Speakers include Leon Moses of NCA&T's campus farm and Elizabeth Gibbs, Greensboro Curb Farmers Market manager.

Carolina Farm Stewardship Association will give away mason jars to quench your thirst in a true, reverent Southern style. Chef Jay Pierce, a nationally-acclaimed chef lauded for his conscious commitment to locally-sourced and seasonal ingredients, will offer an appetizer special for meetup attendees. Read his post about buying locally at CNN's Eatocracy blog:

This free event is sponsored by Carolina Farm Stewardship Association's Barn Storm Tour. Visit us at the Curb Market that morning from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 501 Yanceyville St. Eat, buy, support local!

For more information about the CFSA Barn Storm Tour, visit

Friday, July 20, 2012

Cheese Peek

We're working hard making a variety of goat milk cheeses! 

They're aging in our "cheese cave" and will be available for purchase this Fall in the farm store.

Buffalo Creek Farm and Creamery, LLC
Germanton, NC 27019

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Piedmont Local Foods

First drop off of local food from Piedmont farmers was today. We'll be a weekly drop off location for Piedmont Local Food every Thursday.

Our farm hours have been extented to 7pm on Thursday to allow you extra time to pick up your boxes and coolers full of farm fresh foods!

Check out their websites to learn more about how easy it is to get exactly what you need for the week from local farms.  This is not a "CSA" and their program might be a better fit for your family!

One of America's Best Farmers' Markets

Cobblestone Farmer's Market at Old Salem is ranked among the best in the country.

The U.S. News Travel named the Cobblestone Farmers Market in Old Salem 11th in the nation.
The rankings are based on reputation, versatility, online user reviews and overall atmosphere.

Video available on News 14 Carolina


Old Salem Cobblestone Farmers Market is on Saturdays (May 12 through November 17, 2012) from 9:00am - Noon.  It is held in the space adjacent to the Single Brothers' Garden and behind T. Bagge Merchant (626 S. Main St.)

Old Salem Cobblestone Farmers Market brings fresh, local farm products back into the heart of the city! The market restores a tradition that began in Salem over 200 years ago.

Single Brothers' Garden in Old Salem

This producer-only market offers delicious fruits, vegetables, meats, eggs, cheeses, breads, and other farm products from the surrounding rural countryside. Resale is prohibited.

The Cobblestone Farmers Market vendor selection committee, along with the market management team Beta Verde, visits each vendor to ensure that they meet the good, clean, and fair trade standards of this market. Customers are assured of products from farms using sustainable and humane practices.

Enjoy meeting the folks who grow and produce the food that feeds your family or finds its way onto the menus at our local restaurants.

Fresh Products from these vendors:
Moser Manor Farm

Many of these same vendors that are at Cobblestone Farmers Market Downtown on Tuesdays, from 10am-1pm near Krankies Coffee.

And at the market: Krankies Coffee, Joaquin's Curb Cuisine, and Winkler Bakery goods! 

This market is a program of Carolina Farm Stewardship Association and in partnership with Old Salem Museums & Gardens.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012


Photo: This is Show Time, another slider . . . whee!

Show Time sliding down the hill.

Photo: Whee - - sliding down a hill on my side (Wish I could have gotten a pic of her on her back with her feet up in the air .)
"Lady" sliding down a hill on her side (Wish I could have gotten a pic of her on her back with her feet up in the air .)

They start at the top of the hill, rub their bellies and proceed to slide themselves all the way to the bottom.

Friday, July 13, 2012

Firecracker Festival

The Cricket Nest's 2nd Annual Firecracker Festival is tomorrow, July 14th,

It's held in South Fork Park (4403 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem, NC) 10 am to 4 pm.

There will be craft vendors both inside the Community Center and outside under the trees--in addition to all of the items (including our goat milk soap) available daily in the Cricket's Nest Craft Shop.

Big Al will be there with hot dogs and other yummy food.  There will be live music by "Paid For."

FREE admission! FREE parking! AND FREE Ice Cream Sundaes!

Bring a chair--bring a blanket--and join them for a wonderful day in the Park!

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Virginia Ewe Lamb Sale

Virginia Ewe Lamb Sale

Sale purpose: 1.) To provide sheep producers a source of quality replacement ewes with documented genetics, management, and health status; 2) To provide an opportunity for VSPA members to market breeding stock; and 3) To serve as an educational tool in sheep production and management.

The sale will be held in conjunction with the Virginia Performance Ram Lamb Test Sale on Saturday, August 25, 2012.

Open to Virginia breeders and consignors from Viriginia border states. Consignors must be members of, and in good standing with, the VIrginia Sheep Producers Association and the VSPA Seedstock Council. Entry deadline is July 15, with Ewe Delivery on the evening of August 24 and morning of August 25.

For more information, please contact Debbie Cox at 336-593-8179 in Stokes County, NC Extension office.

Monday, July 9, 2012

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Farm Fresh Eggs

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.

Think of us before you toss! We will gladly recycle your used egg cartons and flats (cardboard or styrofoam).

Buffalo Creek Farm and Creamery, LLC
Germanton, NC 27019

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Well, at least she smells good.

Photo: Well, at least she smells good.  This golden comet hen loves walking around in my rosemary and lays pretty brown eggs too!

This golden comet hen loves walking around in my rosemary and lays pretty brown eggs too!

Buffalo Creek Farm and Creamery, LLC
Germanton, NC 27019

Monday, July 2, 2012

Yum, lamb!

Took a couple of our lambs today to be processed. We'll miss having lamb available it the farm store on the 4th but it will be available soon!

For those who need a little cooking help, we've got lots of handouts on lamb available in the Farm Store.  We've also got tattoos and stickers for the kiddos!

We should have lamb meat back Thursday, July 12.  If you'd like to be the first to find when the lamb is available, send us an email and we'll be glad to let you know.  You can also check availability of your favorite cuts via phone.

Buffalo Creek Farm and Creamery, LLC
Germanton, NC 27019

Sunday, July 1, 2012

First Cheese!

Making raw milk goat tomme cheese today - - look for it in October!

Photo: Making raw milk goat tomme cheese today - - look for it in October!

Buffalo Creek Farm and Creamery, LLC
Germanton, NC 27019