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21 Days to Shop Locally (and fill up that book shelf)

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 (and fill up that book shelf)


{Localista Picks} Halloween 2013 Edition

Time for this week’s “Localista Picks” for your Eat~Play~Shop Local consideration and it's a special super-scary-sized serving of treats around the Triangle as I highlight a few area activities and events for Halloween. All are worthy of a slot on your very busy agenda (though it would be difficult to fit them all in without… Continue reading {Localista Picks} Halloween 2013 Edition

Farmers' Market · Uncategorized

Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market

Though the overcast sky threatened to dampen this past Saturday's Tomato Festival at Chapel Hill Farmers' Market, the colorful hues of myriad tomatoes created a cheery atmosphere for market shoppers. The Chapel Hill Farmers' Market (formerly known as the South Estes Farmers' Market) has occupied a corner of the parking lot in Chapel Hill's University… Continue reading Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market