Yep, there are some perks to what I do. Like sharing UFO-sized fried green tomatoes with Avett Brothers‘ cellist Joe Kwon at The Pig while dishing on local pork and sustainable agriculture. Read the story to find out what the guys eat on tour, and what Joe loves to blog about. (Fun fact: there’s a [...]
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The latest SavorNC March/April issue is out on stands and, hopefully, in your mailbox. With 100 vineyards and counting, our state boasts a developing history of fine wine production. I had the opportunity to feature six North Carolina vineyards offering more than just a sweet-tempered glass of muscadine wine. We’ve got llamas, people! And even a [...]
My first piece for SavorNC Magazine is now in the January/February issue. Inspired by the upcoming National Truffle Festival in March, held every year in Asheville, NC, I delved into our state’s blooming truffle farming industry. What I found out didn’t necessarily surprise me: North Carolina is a pioneer in yet another culinary, agriculture movement. [...]
On a calculated whim this past summer, I set off for a three-month stint to volunteer on organic farms on Portugal’s Algarve coast. My wanderlust needed a fix and my mind needed a stimulant. In covering local NC sustainable agriculture for the past couple of years, I craved the first-hand knowledge to really understand the movement.