by Sarah Mausert, with a wee bit from Johanna All of us have heard about the Syrian refugee crisis taking place. To briefly sum up events, anti-government protests began in March 2011 during the Arab Spring. The government responded violently to peaceful protests and armed opposition groups began fighting back. Things continued to escalate to a full civil war and an estimated 470,000 Syrians have … Continue reading Refugee Benefit Dinner with a Syrian Chef on April 8th
Triangle Farmers’ Markets Host Holiday Markets on Tuesday, November 26, 2013. GO LOCAL FOR THANKSGIVING! Give thanks to family and friends this year by serving them a local Thanksgiving feast! On Tuesday, November 26th, farmers’ markets across the Triangle will host special pre-Thanksgiving markets. Prepare your Thanksgiving feast with fresh, local ingredients by shopping Tuesday at the following markets: Carrboro Farmers’ Market Chapel Hill Farmers’ … Continue reading Triangle Farmers’ Markets Host Holiday Markets
Finally, after months of hard work and many more months of waiting, I’m so excited to announce that Food Lovers’ Guide to Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill is available! Trying to fit all the goodness of the Triangle’s many restaurants, food trucks and more into one book is a daunting but delicious task! The book is full of great information for visitors looking to enjoy … Continue reading Food Lovers’ Guide to Raleigh, Durham, & Chapel Hill is out!
This just came across my desk and I had to share it with you. This is an awesome opportunity to showcase your cooking talents utilzing farm fresh ingredients. So go ahead, sign up for the Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market Fresh Chef Competition 2012 on June 23rd. Deadline to sign up is June 19th. Information care of Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market Love the farmers’ market?? Are … Continue reading Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market Fresh Chef Competition 2012
By Jill Warren Lucas Standing near the neat rows of winter crops growing at the InterFaith Food Shuttle Farm off Tyron Road in Raleigh, Ben Filippo of This & That Jam is getting ready for another community canning workshop. He rolls up be sleeves and out peeks a tattoo of the Lorax, the Dr. Seuss character who first warned about destructive progress that threatened the world’s … Continue reading Have Jars, Will Travel: Building Sustainability, One Jam at a Time
I live in SW Durham, visit the Durham Farmers’ Market weekly and the Carrboro or Chapel Hill Farmers’ Markets at least twice a month. Last week I received an email from Mitra Stricklen about the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s (IFFS) Young Farmer Market opening Saturday May 21st (Mitra is the Coordinator) and knew I couldn’t pass on the opportunity to see what it had to offer. The IFFS offers … Continue reading Market Fun!