Category Archives: Books

Blueberry fields forever … and this weekend

When I received my review copy of Jim Minick’s “The Blueberry Years: A Memoir of Farm and Family,” I have to admit that I wasn’t all that hopeful about the book. Now that I’m familiar with Jim’s writing, I won’t … Continue reading

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Farm Fresh NC’s first national press

Publishers Weekly, the trade bible of the publishing world, mentioned FFNC in a recent article titled “Fall Cookbooks, By the Trends,” under the “Americana” heading. Do I care that FFNC is not a cookbook? That it won’t be out until … Continue reading

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Eat your yard, or the nearby farm

Two North Carolina women I admire have recently come out with local-foods books I admire. Buy them! (please…) “Eat Your Yard!” by Nan K. Chase is uber-local. It’s about trees, shrubs, vines, herbs and flowers for your yard and your … Continue reading

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