With the beautiful skies and warm temperatures of spring we are also welcoming the arrival of delicious local produce! Locally owned and operated farms in the area supply some of Durham’s best restaurants with everything from produce to meat, to cheese and honey, and we don’t want you to miss out on all the tasty fun. Book a few nights at our luxury bed and breakfast in Durham and spend a day exploring the delicious flavors of spring!
Check out some of these locations to get a taste of Durham’s finest homegrown food:
1. Waller Family Farm: It’s strawberry season in the Triangle and you won’t want to miss the opportunity to pick your own berries at the Waller Family Farm. Make sure to ask your innkeeper to call ahead a make sure they have plenty of their delicious berries still on the vine, and you’ll want to hurry because these beautiful berries go fast!
2. The Durham Farmer’s Market: If you’re looking for variety, stop by the Durham Farmer’s Market on Wednesdays and Saturdays to pick up fresh from the farm produce, meats, and cheeses. You also won’t want to miss out on locally made preserves, honey, baked goods, and beer! If you stop by on a Saturday you’ll also get the chance to sample some of the fare from a variety of food trucks, many of which put that fantastic local produce to use in all sorts of creative ways.
3. Maple View Farm: And if you’re looking for another delicious way to get a taste of springtime head over to Maple View Farm in Hillsborough to get a scoop or two of locally made ice cream. Place your order, grab a seat on the rocking chairs, and savor the flavors as you look out over the pastureland and Holsteins that brought you your delicious cone or sundae.
Gloria & Phil Teber Your Innkeeper and Chef at the Arrowhead Inn, Durham, NC