From time to time, we get some weird looking produce on our shelves (remember burdock root?) Today, itÕs celeriac. Referred to by some as celery root, this knobby, globular vegetable is a bit of a wallflower, getting passed over next to the turnips, rutabega, and other spherical roots in the produce bins, but it has a fresh, bright, […]
This Saturday, May 14th, is World Fair Trade Day, bringing awareness to the movement of farmers, farm workers, businesses and consumers working to create justice in our global supply chain. When we support fair trade products, we are acting as conscious consumers armed with informed purchasing power. We are creating positive change and promoting economic justice.
The fleeting spring season is here! Time to bask in the beautiful, mild weather before the heatwaves of summer descend upon us. Here in North Carolina, even though we enjoy a year-round growing season, some of the most anticipated fruits and vegetables are available only in the spring and summer seasons, and for a brief window of time. […]
“The earth is what we all have in common.” -Wendell Berry Earth Day is this Friday, and there are a ton of fun things to do around Wilmington to get outside, enjoy nature, and celebrate the earth. Any excuse for people to get together and have fun is cool in our book, and Earth Day […]
Coloring Easter eggs is a tradition loved by children and adults alike. It’s a great way to get crafty and get in some quality hang time with the family. Sure, it can get a little messy, but that’s part of the excitement! Plus, if you ditch the chemical-laden artificial food coloring in favor of an all-natural […]
If you live in Wilmington, NC, you know youÕve got it made. With the beach and heart of Downtown a mere 20-minute drive from one another, we have the best of both worlds. Being so spoiled for choice, at times it can even be a little overwhelming to decide what to do! Outside of all […]
Over the past year or two, you may have noticed a new type of storefront or kiosk containing a liquid that the vendor claims will change your life. (No, itÕs not coffee.) What you are witnessing is the rise of bone broth.
In 2015, Wilmington was on the map as a destination for craft beer lovers. There’s a growing number of breweries popping up all over town, and a healthy list of bars and restaurants offering a rotating selection of locally brewed, seasonal, and hard-to-find beer. Walking tours and pub crawls go to show that there are plenty of folks […]
As a culture, we’ve been afraid of fat for a long time. And, lard, the grandmother of all fats, has been shunned, or at least replaced, in many kitchens (except for maybe Grandma’s). But, why?
Do you love rich, decadent truffles with their melt-in-your mouth texture? They always look so elegantly beautiful that you probably didn’t realize that they’re actually quite easy to make at home. And when you make your own, you can control the type and quality of ingredients that goes into them!