Shop Local · Uncategorized

{Shop Local} and Sustain-a-Bull

***Just in time for your holiday shopping consideration, I start a new series focusing on independent retail & dining establishments found in pedestrian-friendly areas of the Triangle. Bring along friends & family and spend a fun day exploring our cities on foot while supporting local small businesses.*** For the past two holiday seasons Sustain-a-Bull, Durham's… Continue reading {Shop Local} and Sustain-a-Bull

Farmers' Market · Uncategorized

Drinking in Spring at the Markets

Last Saturday I made it back to Durham Farmers' Market, enticed by the allure of rhubarb.  Chef Katie Coleman of Durham Spirits Co. was present this past weekend, sharing rhubarb's finer points as she demonstrated how to make a ginger-rhubarb chutney.  Earlier in the week, I found this recipe for a rhubarb sparkler and the week's warmer temps have been simply divine for… Continue reading Drinking in Spring at the Markets

Farmers' Market · Uncategorized

National Farmers’ Market Week, Aug 7th – 13th

The United States Secretary of Agriculture has officially proclaimed next week to be a week to "celebrate the benefits of farmers market and the bountiful production of our Nation's farmers".  I'm sure many of you enjoy your local farmers' markets and farmers each week, just as I do, and you've voted for your favorite Triangle area farmers'… Continue reading National Farmers’ Market Week, Aug 7th – 13th