Tag Archives: Fickle Creek Farm

Farm Fresh Orange County — in print!

I had a great time (but it was work, too!) organizing and writing content for a special 8-page guide to finding farm-fresh food and fun in Orange County. The booklet is first appearing in the March/April issue of Chapel Hill … Continue reading

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Farm Fresh NC and Fickle Creek share video spotlight

What a great gift for Fickle Creek Farm, my book “Farm Fresh North Carolina,” and the Piedmont Farm Tour. The state’s former (as of June) tourism marketing agency, Charlotte-based LKM, commissioned a video about agritourism in general and the book … Continue reading

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In Durham, a special sit-down dinner with Pie Pushers

One of the upsides* to all the rain and subsequent slow traffic on the Piedmont Farm Tour  yesterday was the opportunity to see the Pie Pushers’ full profile, instead of how I usually see Mike Hacker and Becky Cascio — as faces … Continue reading

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Coming up: farm tour, party, picnic, local fish — and more!

No surprise that spring is positively bursting with farm/food news. At the top of my list is the Piedmont Farm Tour in the Triangle this weekend, sponsored by the awesome Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA). Everything about this yearly happening … Continue reading

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Andrea Reusing, season by season

Andrea Reusing’s first cookbook, “Cooking in the Moment,” will make Triangle residents proud. Over the years, Andrea, chef/co-founder at the Asian-inspired Lantern in Chapel Hill, has made quite a national name for herself through her creative cooking and reliance on … Continue reading

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Saturday’s stops: Southern Season, Barnes & Noble Burlington

Saturday is a big day for Farm Fresh! I’m excited to start the festivities at the renowned gourmet/cooking store A Southern Season in Chapel Hill. I’ll be there from 11:30 to 1:30. While I’ll be doing a basic “sit-and-sign,” the … Continue reading

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Thanks for the best coming-out party ever!

Thanks to the more than 250 people (!) who came out to Fullsteam Brewery last night to celebrate farms, farmers, and the launch of “Farm Fresh North Carolina.” (Oh yeah, and beer and local sausages and live bluegrass, too.) You … Continue reading

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Read all about it in News & Observer

Nice story today by Elizabeth Shestak in her Morsel column in the Durham News and Chapel Hill News, the local sections of the News & Observer. I haven’t seen the Chapel Hill version, but the Durham one includes this photo of … Continue reading

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Stay, play, and learn on a farm near you

Want to spend a night, a weekend, or longer on a farm? My book will give you more than two dozen options in NC. In the meantime, you can read about five of them in the September issue of Southern … Continue reading

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