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Catch the Buzz, Capturing & Moving a Honeybee Hive

Marty Hanks of Just Bee Apiary in NC catching and moving a hive from a neighborhood home. Continue reading

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Warm Brussels Sprout Salad as Winter Begins & Ends

A warm salad combining cool weather crops like Brussels sprouts, carrots, cauliflower and chard which is cooked just long enough in olive oil to bring out the natural sugars and leave some crunch in the vegetables. Continue reading

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Summer Squash & Sweet Italian Pepper Soup

Summer squash, sweet Italian peppers and raw cashews blended together create a beautiful soup that is wonderful warmed with a sandwich or chilled with a salad as the weather changes from summer to fall. Continue reading

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Seasonal Sandwiches Using Local Ingredients

Easy seasonal sandwiches using local farm foods and locally baked breads make meal planning a breeze any time of the year. Continue reading

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Cornmeal Cakes with Fresh Corn & Heirloom Okra

A gluten-free organic recipe for Cornmeal Cakes using fresh local corn and heirloom okra that can be used as an appetizer or a side dish to a larger meal of soup or stew. Continue reading

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Vegetable Duck Soup – Two Ways

A healthy version of Duck Soup rendering all the colors of fall with heirloom colored carrots, bright green chard, beautiful cream colored mushrooms and local brown rice with undertones of spring celery & sweet Southern onions. Serve it up with goat cheese crackers or warm local cheese bread for a satisfying meal. Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Lattes

A Korean breakfast drink updated with pumpkin pie spices, local milk, sweet potatoes and Western NC maple syrup make a more healthy morning latte for the whole family. Continue reading

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Simple Summer Squash & Zucchini Soup

Simple Summer Squash & Zucchini Soup can be served chilled in the summer or warmed in the winter paired with a salad or sandwich for a fast and healthy meal. Continue reading

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Piment D’Espelette Chili Roasted Potato & Corn Soup

The late summer brings beautiful baby potatoes, sweet corn from the fields of local farms and wonderful fresh fish to make this Spicy Basque inspired soup with local Paprika peppers. Continue reading

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Late Summer Veggie, Egg & Cheese Wrap

Late Summer veggies, eggs & cheese from the farmers’ market make for a quick nutritional breakfast wrap on local bread. Continue reading

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