If you like pie and are a fan of Johnny’s in Carrboro make sure you stop by there on Monday March 14th. Emily Hilliard, the writer of a blog devoted to all things pie is organizing a celebration called Pi(e) Day, a pun of a holiday held on March 14 (3.14). On Monday you can Join Hilliard and others to enjoy some homemade pies between 5:30 and 8pm.,or until the pie runs out. The pies will be provided by a 15-member baking team and will include an assortment of sweet and savory pies with an emphasis on local and seasonal ingredients. During the event, Johnny’s will be open with its normal offerings a wide variety of bottled beers. Local band Wildegeeses will also be on hand to perform American traditional and folk music.
A suggested $5 donation will be collected, and attendees are encouraged to bring plates and utensils to cut down on costs. Proceeds will benefit the Center for Environmental Farming Systems’ initiative to create a statewide Youth Food Council.