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21 Days to Shop Locally in Pittsboro

Conventional wisdom advises that habits are ingrained after 21 days of repetition. If that theory holds true, then the eat~play~shop local habit requires time and effort to develop. Each month I’ll share “21 Days” of some event, place or organization in the Triangle, enabling (and I mean that in the most positive sense possible) your… Continue reading 21 Days to Shop Locally in Pittsboro

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21 Days of Local Drink – Starrlight Mead

Conventional wisdom advises that habits are ingrained after 21 days of repetition. If that theory holds true, then the eat~play~shop local habit requires time and effort to develop. Each month I’ll share “21 Days” of some event, place or organization in the Triangle, enabling (and I mean that in the most positive sense possible) your inner Localista to come… Continue reading 21 Days of Local Drink – Starrlight Mead

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21 Days of Local Food – Chatham Mills Farmers Market

Conventional wisdom advises that habits are ingrained after 21 days of repetition. If that theory holds true, then the eat~play~shop local habit requires time and effort to develop. Each month I’ll be sharing “21 Days” of some event, place or organization in the Triangle, enabling (and I mean that in the most positive sense possible) your inner Localista to… Continue reading 21 Days of Local Food – Chatham Mills Farmers Market

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21 Days of Local Food – Fearrington Farmers Market

Conventional wisdom advises that habits are ingrained after 21 days of repetition. If that theory holds true, then the eat~play~shop local habit requires time and effort to develop. Each month I’ll be sharing “21 Days” of some event, place or organization in the Triangle, enabling (and I mean that in the most positive sense possible) your inner Localista to… Continue reading 21 Days of Local Food – Fearrington Farmers Market

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{Shop Local} Downtown Pittsboro

***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.*** In recent months, new shops along Hillsboro Street… Continue reading {Shop Local} Downtown Pittsboro

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Unique “Sleeps” Comes to Pittsboro – Small B & B

You know that Food Network show "Unique Eats", right?  Well, if the network producers decided to start a new series focusing on unique lodging amenities, I'd nominate Small B & B, Pittsboro's newest bed and breakfast, for the premiere episode. Once a Methodist parsonage, Small B & B has been repurposed into a charming bed… Continue reading Unique “Sleeps” Comes to Pittsboro – Small B & B

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A Music Fest to Celebrate NC Farm & Beer Roots

Raleigh resident Ira Planer has been hosting live music events for several years, on a stage he constructed in his backyard.  Now, he's the driving force behind NC Hops and Roots Fest at Shakori Hills, the 72-acre farmland preserve and community arts center situated between Pittsboro and Siler City in the heart of Chatham County, North Carolina.… Continue reading A Music Fest to Celebrate NC Farm & Beer Roots