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Podcast: Food Day Celebration coming to Spartanburg, Oct. 25

Wednesday, October 8

Events scheduled to fill your pantry and your stomach at Hub City Farmers' Market and Spartanburg YMCA


It's billed as a nationwide celebration of healthy, affordable, and sustainably produced food, and for the first time, Food Day is coming to Spartanburg on October 25 as Hub City Farmers' Market, the Thomas E. Hanna Family YMCA, and the Mary Black Foundation team up for a pair of events that promise to fill pantries and stomachs while encouraging locals to make better choices about their food.


First up, join Hub City Farmers' Market from 8 a.m. to noon for a special day at the market featuring cooking demonstrations that tell a story about where food comes from, information from nearly 20 local organizations that are fighting to make healthy eating the easy choice, "food art" from participating youth in the COLORS program, children's activities, and more.


Then from noon to 2 p.m., the Thomas E. Hanna Family YMCA will host a food truck rodeo featuring local, healthy food vendors including the Hub City Farmers' Market Mobile Market, Dark Corner Diner, Kesha's Kitchen, Hub City Co-op, Good to Go Mobile Kitchen, Cafe Around the Corner, Chef Donnette, Willie Taco's salsa sampler and more.


To learn more about this great event, listen below to our podcast below with Brendan Buttimer of Hub City Farmers Market, Matthew Manley of Mary Black Foundation, and Cassie Lloyd of Thomas E. Hannah Family YMCA.


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Podcast music provided by Spartanburg singer-songwriter, David Ezell.