What I love about this Reverence Farms: The passion and intentionality of Suzanne, the owner, absolutely radiates from her and you can’t help but try to be more like her. And their bacon revelatory.
Takeaway: Braeburn Farms may not have diversity visible to the untrained eye, but they are committed to increasing the soil and plant diversity on their cattle farm in southeastern Alamance County.
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I often find myself rolling my eyes at claims like “natural”, “gluten free”, and “cage free”. What do these things mean? Does it mean the product is better for me than the one next to it without such a claim? Maybe…but it often requires some reading and perhaps some homework to discern the truth. This post has a bit of the background of food labelling in the United States, an overview of some of the more common labels (and commonly confusing) as well as links to resources to find more information.
Saturdays in Sax has a little bit of everything—live music, fresh food, local wine, plants, and even a giant slip-and-slide for the kids (sorry adults!) Not really a farmer’s market, it’s more like a weekly music festival with food, and it is completely delightful.
Reading time: 2 minutes Takeaway: The Corner Farmers Market in Lindley Park has personable farmers and vendors where you can pick up everything you need for a good meal in […]
Iron Hen serves up local and delicious food for breakfast, lunch and dinner in a cozy and bright space off Wendover Avenue in Greensboro. Some big expansion plans are underway in 2015 that will round out their catering and restaurant enterprises to include a bakery-coffeeshop, fast-casual burger place, a poultry-focused dinner spot and–get ready for it–a speakeasy.
You know that old saying, “Don’t ask how the sausage is made”? Well, I’m throwing caution to the wind and we’re going to dig in to the various kinds of […]
Time to read: 2 minutes Takeaway: Firsthand Foods supplies North Carolina pasture-raised meat to multiple wholesale markets and starting soon, a CSA meat box. If you want a variety of […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes Takeaway: What started as a way to feed a small handful of families clean, ethically raised food is now a working farm in Summerfield with 100% […]