About the Market

Greensboro Farmers Market, Inc. (GFM) operates 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 foods in a friendly and diverse social 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.

Hours of operation:

Saturdays, 7am – 12pm, year-round
Wednesdays, 8am – 1pm, April 19 – December 22

Office hours of operation:

Tuesday – Friday, by appointment, 9am – 3:30pm
Please call for an appointment at (336) 373-2402

Vendor set up is Friday 9-3:30 (building closes at 4pm)

Location:

The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market is located at 501 Yanceyville St. at the corner of Yanceyville and Lindsay Streets, just east of downtown, across from War Memorial Baseball Stadium.

Solicitation and Conduct Policy:

Read the policy HERE

Facility Regulations:

Read the regulations HERE

Greensboro Farmer's Curb Market

Staff

GFM Inc, staff is dedicated to fresh food access, local farming, and local business development.

Lee Mortensen, Executive Director/Market Manager, GFM; 336-373-2402 or gsofarmersmarket@gmail.com
Carolyn Hulsey, Assistant Manager; 336-373-2402 or gfmassistant@gmail.com
Angie Johnson, Local Business Coordinator; 336-373-2402 or gfmarketevents@gmail.com
(please contact for questions relating to Market Events or specialty craft shows).

 

 

Board of Directors

Barbara “B” Akins, Community Member, Barbara is the Patient Safety Coordinator at Cone Health and provides staff education at Behavioral Health. She is the President of the Ole Asheboro Street Neighborhood Association.

Jill Bender, Community Member
Jill has been active in the Market as both a volunteer and patron.

Margaret Arbuckle, Ph.D., Community Member
Margaret is the Former Executive Director of Guilford Education Alliance; a Commissioner on the Greensboro Human Relations Commission, member of City of Greensboro Local Food Task Force, Board member of the Cone Health Foundation, and Emeritus Member of Guilford County Partnership for Children; former Guilford County Commissioner and former Board Chair of Piedmont Land Conservancy.  Member of the Greensboro community for forty years and actively engaged in many community organizations.

Charles Brummitt, Community Member
Charlie retired from Bank of America, led Piedmont Land Conservancy as Executive Director and serves on the board of Carolina Theatre. He grew up on a small family farm, patronized farmers markets in Raleigh, Columbia SC, Charlotte, Dallas, and Greensboro.

Pat Bush, Farmer/Vendor, Handance Farm
Pat has been a vendor at Greensboro Farmers Curb Market for 25 years and has been a Community Supported Agriculture provider for 20 years.  Pat helped write grants to start the farmers market in Reidsville.  She worked with Carolina Farm Stewardship Association and Slow Foods promoting local organic agriculture and is a Certified Permaculture Designer and farm consultant.

David Craft, Community Member
David is the CEO of Craft Insurance Center. He serves as a board member American Red Cross Chapter, Greensboro Historical Museum, Guilford Battleground Co., and Weatherspoon Art Museum.  David’s public-private partnerships include Friends of Green Hill Cemetery and Friends of Haw River State Park. Other involvement includes Greensboro Human Relations Commission and Boy Scouts.

Niesha Douglas, Community Member

Mary Gill, Community Member
Mary is an attorney in private practice counseling businesses on the design, implementation and monitoring of ethics and compliance programs.  Prior to going into private practice, Mary worked more than twenty years as an in-house attorney and VP of Corporate Compliance for the multinational companies AT&T, Lucent Technologies, and Flextronics International.  She is a Technical Advisor on the Board of Directors of the Guilford Food Council and is a longtime Market customer.

John Handler, Farmer/Vendor, WeatherHand Farm
John is the president/owner of ABC Enterprises Inc. for 34 yrs.   He has been a vendor at Greensboro Farmers Curb Market for 14 years and has been on the Vendor Advisory Council for 11 years.  John also vends at Durham Farmers Market.

Bailey Jordan, Community Member
Bailey is a CPA and is experienced as a non-profit Treasurer.

Hillary Kimmel, Farmer Vendor: PTB Farm
Hillary is a vendor at the Market and has served on the Vendor Advisory Committee.

Brent Kulman, Community Member
Brent is Director of Business Development of Five Point Capital, serves as GFM Treasurer, and has a wide range of experiences in the financial services industry.  He has been a regular Market customer since 2006.

Carol Pryor, Crafter, Grower/Vendor,  Mimi’s Soaps & Birch Fork Farm
Carol has been a market vendor for 15 years selling both crafts and produce. She was the inaugural board secretary for GFM and Rockingham County Local Foods Coalition.  She participated in the Board Development Academy through the Guilford Non-profit Consortium.

George Smith, Farmer Vendor Smith Century Farm, NC Fresh Seafood
George is a third generation farmer.  He serves as a Director on the Board of the Guilford Food Council and was elected Farmer representative for NC A&T State University Local Food Ambassador program. He has assisted Guilford County Health Department Mobil Oasis Market in both growing and procuring fresh local produce since beginning of the initiative

Margaret Winslow, Community Member
Margaret is the Director of Strategic Initiatives, Elon School of Law. Previously she was Director of Economic Development with the Office of US Senator Kay R. Hagan. She is a lifelong Market customer and has served as Secretary of the board. She currently serves as Board Chair.

2017 Meeting Schedule

Board of Directors Meetings 5:30 pm
January 18 Full Board
January 25 Annual Vendor Meeting
February 15 Executive Committee
March 15 Full Board
April 19 Executive Committee
May 24 Full Board
June 21 Executive Committee
July 19 Full Board
August 16 Executive Committee
September 20 Board
October 18 Executive Committee
November 15 Board (Annual Meeting)
December 13 Executive

Vendor Advisory Committee 6:00 pm
April 4
July 11
October 10

New Vendor and request to review additional items applications due:
April 1st, June 30, September 30