A primer on figs ahead of our visit to the Ocracoke Fig Festival. We’ll learn about their origin and cultivation, how nutritious they are and the like. Enjoy!
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.
I thought it’d be fun to devote a short post to delve a bit into peaches – where they come from, how nutritious they are and the like. Just in case you don’t read till the end, could you please eat more peaches? (Keep reading to find out why I’m asking.)
Farmers don’t always start with the passion for farming – sometimes it’s the love of the outputs that lead to the love of the inputs. In Olga’s case, it was her love of Manchego cheese (a specialty of Spain) that led to her love of sheep. In her 40s, she decided something in her life had to change, and she pivoted from the insurance business in Durham to farming west of Burlington.
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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The Farlow family, all four of them, grow vegetables and fruit organically on their farm in Archdale. Their products are free from harmful chemicals but bursting with flavor and color.
Reading time: 2 minutes Takeaway: The Partnership Pantry is a healthy food pantry that comprises just part of one of the numerous programs integrated into the Partnership for Community Care […]
Reading time: 2 min 19 sec Takeaway: The Faucette family has deep roots in farming and takes pride in bringing a wide variety of vegetables and other products to the […]
Scrambled Southern Diner serves more than just breakfast! They have a full menu of sandwiches and a blue plate special every weekday. The food, like the space itself, walks the line between sophisticated and down-home and much like the staff, is welcoming and friendly.
Happy Friday, y’all! Saturday, Auguest 22, 8am-Noon Back to School Day The Corner Farmers Market We will be providing back to school/ healthy lunch box ideas and have made arrangements […]