Eat Local At the Charlotte Regional Farmers’ Market: Cooking with Local Meats

It is so easy in the Charlotte area to Shop Local from local vendors and local farmers – Enjoy this blog post post with recipes for meaty local proteins from pork and beef to rabbit, goat, elk, lamb and more. #MeatMeAtTheMarket

NC Sweet Potato Toasties: The Whole Story with Recipe, Video & More

If you subscribe to my blog, then you’ve already seen an early version of this post from the morning of Feb 8, 2018. This update

Fresh from the Farmers’ Market: Pork Chops and Sweet Tater Tots

I love shopping at farmers’ markets and eating local. For those of you who have read the stories I share on these digital pages, or

Proffitt Cattle Company: GotToBeNC Organic Grass Fed Beef

Agriculture is by far the largest industry in the state of North Carolina. And when I say agriculture, I’m not just talking produce, but proteins

Seasonally Speaking: It’s Time for Local Organic Baby Ginger

To every time (and to every fruit, flower, herb and vegetable) there is a season. Back in 2011, it was my pleasure to join a

A Taste of Spring: Asparagus

Spring is my favorite season. In my hometown of Charlotte, NC it starts with the first crocus, then the cherry trees add a pop of color and after a long winter’s break, the beautiful Bradford Pear trees which line many a street in town, burst forth with blossoms. For about a week, the city is awash in white blossoms and that’s when you know it – you’re on the cusp of asparagus season.