- By Mary Jac Brennan
- Posted Monday, August 18, 2014
7th Annual NC Pawpaw Festival to be Held at Forsyth Cooperative Extension this Weekend!
Come join us in celebrating the largest native fruit to North America and a favorite of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.
Please join us on Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 from 10am to 1pm at the Forsyth Cooperative Extension office for the 7th Annual NC Pawpaw Festival, presented jointly between Forsyth Cooperative Extension, MKT Real Estate Group, Master Gardener Volunteers and local growers.
Take a tour through our pawpaw patch, learn about the pawpaw, watch cooking demonstrations and sample some pawpaw dishes, including ice cream, while supplies last. Vendors will be selling produce, pawpaw trees and other fruit bearing plants. New this year is an educational symposium held from 2-4 pm geared for people who want to grow pawpaws. For more information, contact Mary Jac Brennan at 336-703-2850.