Louisburg’s Meadow Lane Farm will host its first Dinner in the Meadow on Sunday, September 21, 2014 to raise money for the Leonard-Mobley Small Farm Fund. Named to honor the memory of farmer and educator Marjorie Leonard and Jerry Stephen Mobley, a Department of Agriculture livestock specialist, former president of the Durham Farmer’s Market Board […]
Marcie Cohen Ferris, associate professor in the Department of American Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill, will celebrate the release of her new book, The Edible South: The Power of Food and the Making of an American Region, (UNC Press, 2014), at 6:30 pm on Thursday, September 18th in the Garden Terrace of McIntyre’s Books at Fearrington […]
A full day of events will lead up to Farm Aid Eve on Friday, September 12, 2014. From 8:30 to 10:00 AM, farmers, farm advocates, and activists will gather for a free Breakfast Connect at Person Street Bar (805 No. Person St. Raleigh, NC 27604) in Raleigh. A series of farm tours will then depart […]
Raleigh City Farm will partner with Locals Seafood and Durham’s Firsthand Foods for a 1st Farm Show to celebrate Farm Aid bringing its annual concert to Raleigh this year. The event, on Thursday September 11, 2014, will run from 7-11 pm at their location on 800 N. Blount Street in Raleigh. Chefs Caroline Morrison from […]
Grist, an online magazine and nonprofit based in Seattle, Washington that focuses on environmental issues, recently published an interactive map of the United States showing how residents in each state are “breaking the status quo when it comes to production of, access to, and education about food — but in a way that’s characteristic of, […]
Slow Money NC is teaming up with Accelerating Appalachia and Community Sourced Capital to host a “Financing Our Foodshed” gathering at The Buchi Bar (118 N. Lexington Ave.) in Asheville, NC on August 24, 2014. The event will run from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm and Rosetta’s Kitchen will supply a free dinner (though donations […]
Michael Hastings at the Winston-Salem Journal interviews Kay Moss, author of “Seeking the Historical Cook,” about 18th-century Southern foodways: Moss also spoke of what she calls the “genealogy” of a recipe. In the book, Moss includes a chart of the evolution of chess pie. “The names are often very different, but the recipes are often […]
Several months after removing the feed additive ractopamine from its Tar Heel processing plant in order to meet Chinese food safety standards, Smithfield has announced plans to sell the company to Shuanghui International, China’s biggest pork producer.
One of the first wild food and herb markets in the country is set to open March 10 in Carrboro. Stop by the Carrboro Commons between 1 and 4 to check out the selection of medicinal herbs, wild edibles, mushrooms, and trees. The market will run one Sunday a month.