Eat Local

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Looking to increase your consumption of locally grown, raised and produced foods? Join us as we explore local farmers' market, pick your own farms and more.

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Play Local

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It's important to make time to play. We love our local sports teams, live music venues, indie movie theaters, art museums, parks, fun places and spaces all around the Triangle.

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Shop Local

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Prefer to think outside the "big box"? We do too! You'll find us shopping at independent retailers, art galleries, craft fairs, coop and specialty markets, wine and bottle shops in each corner of the Triangle.

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Will Travel for NC Cheese


Strawberry goat cheese bruschetta

If you’ve followed the blog for a while you may already know this about me: I adore cheese. During a cleaning of my refrigerator deli drawer last Fall I discovered that I had accumulated a collection of no less than nine varieties of cheese. My first thought was, “I need […]

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Why April is the Best Month


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Full disclosure: I love April. I love Spring. The return of verdant green landscapes dotted with patches of blossoming trees and brilliant blooms elevates my mood and reignites my desire to explore all corners of the Triangle.  For me this month lacks nothing, except perhaps ample time to enjoy all […]

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The Inevitable Spring at Local Farmers Markets


farmers market tulips

I hope I’m not jinxing anything, but the week’s weather forecast includes no hint of winter weather, not even a temperature below freezing, and we’ve now sprung forward in time so it feels almost safe to start thinking of Spring produce and activities at our local farmers markets. As we […]

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