Local by Design

Katuah Market’s Unique Business Structure Puts Local First   Fresh produce, meats, cheeses, beverages, recycled paper towels, soaps and supplements: To be sure, six-month-old Katuah Market in Biltmore Village has all the trappings of the average natural foods store, or a typical supermarket for that matter. It’s what you don’t see that founder and CEO … Continued

Storm Rhum Bar & Bistro

Local farmers and foragers round out the fare at Storm most days by coming to the kitchen door with their bounty. Executive Chef Owen McGlynn loves the challenge of adding the fresh flavors and textures that are necessary to create the complex, yet simple dishes which have become Storm’s signature. Generating a satisfying taste explosion … Continued

Local Meal Planning CSA Style!

It happens every week — the day rolls around that you open the refrigerator and you realize you have to go grocery shopping. The questions start rolling through your head: what should we eat this week, what vegetables will we have with dinner, should I try a new recipe, which one? And then you start … Continued

Sherri Brooks Vinton

Author of the best-selling Put Em Up! series weighs in on local food and all of the ways we can enjoy and preserve it. Q For many years you have been an advocate for “real food”, why is this issue important to you? In the summer of 2000, my husband and I took a cross-country … Continued

Recipe: Mixed Berry Jam

Makes about 5 cups This is a good solution for those turn-of-the-season times when one berry is coming into season and one is going out, or simply when you find yourself with a bit of this and that. I like to combine berries of similar hues to give a visual cue as to what’s in … Continued