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Please support the following businesses to experience the best local, seasonal and sustainable products and services in the Piedmont.
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Apple Brandy Beef
336-696-2721 • www.applebrandybeef.com
Seth and Jean Church raise Hereford and Angus cattle on lush grass in Wilkes County and then finish on a corn diet to enhance marbling flavor (no hormones, no antibiotics).
South Estes Farmers’ Market*
University Mall, Chapel Hill
Open year around, Saturdays Dec-Mar 10am–noon, and Saturdays Apr-Nov 8am-noon and Tuesdays May-Nov 3-6pm.
State Farmers’ Market*
Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh
Open year around, Sundays 8am – 6pm, Mondays – Saturdays 5am-6pm.
Fearrington Farmers’ Market*
In the Fearrington Village Center parking lot, rain or shine.
Every Tuesday from 4pm to dusk.
FOOD STORES AND COOPS
480 Hillsboro Street, Pittsboro • 919-542-2643 • www.chathammarketplace.coop
Buy fresh, nutritious whole foods including organic produce, sandwiches, coffee, bakery, dairy, beer and wine.
Whole Foods Market*
Cary, Chapel Hill, Durham, Raleigh, and Winston-Salem • www.wholefoodsmarket.com
The world’s leader in natural and organic products, with the least processed foods possible – unadulterated by artificial additives, sweeteners, colorings and preservatives, supports organic and sustainable farming.
Fifth Season Gardening Company*
Carrboro, Greensboro, Asheville, and Raleigh • www.fifthseasongardeningcompany.com
A small family business with twenty-year roots in NC, they are committed to hydroponic and organic growers: hobbyists, farmers, and agriculture professionals with a vital element—knowledge.
NORTH CAROLINA MADE PRODUCTS
Bertie County Peanuts*
800-457-0005 • www.pnuts.net
Long time NC peanut growers are using their knowledge of nuts to offer blister-fried peanuts, chocolate covered peanuts, and many other flavorful choices. Online ordering available.
Bone Suckin’ Sauce*
800-446-0947 • www.bonesuckin.com
This delicious sauce, made in Raleigh, gets national attention for it’s authentic NC barbecue flavor and is made without high fructose corn syrup, no preservatives and gluten free.
Midstate Mills, Inc.
828-464-1611 • www.midstatemills.com
A family-owned mill in Newton, NC grinds local grains to create Tenda-Bake Corn Meal and Pancake Mixes along with Southern Biscuit Flour for the essence of Southern baking.
A Southern Season*
University Mall, Chapel Hill • 919-929-7133 • www.southernseason.com
Nationally acclaimed landmark gourmet food, cookware, and gift basket market with 60,000 sq ft. In addition, it has a state-of-the-art cooking school, restaurant, coffee and wine bar.
Sam and Bill’s Hair Designs*
109 Oberlin Road • 919-832-6393 • www.samandbills.com
In a charming 90 year-old restored home, experience what others have enjoyed for more than 38 years, a talented staff, a coffee bar and a friendly atmosphere.
Beer, Bourbon and Barbecue Festival
Charlotte and Cary • www.beerandbourbon.com
A great day of beer sippin’, bourbon tastin’, music listenin’, and barbecue eatin’.
Great Grapes Wine, Arts and Food Festival
Charlotte and Cary • www.uncorkthefun.com
Bring your friends and picnic blankets and enjoy music and North Carolina wine.
Farm to Fork! • www.VisitNCFarms.com
North Carolina offers agritourism the whole family can enjoy from barnyard animals and summer camps to historic sites, bed and breakfasts and wineries.
Got to be NC Agriculture • www.NCFarmFresh.com
Looking for you-pick strawberry farms? The nearest farmers’ market? Visit the web site to link resources for consumers and local farms.
NC Seafood • www.Ncagr.com/markets/seafood/index.htm
North Carolina harvests some of the finest fish and shellfish available anywhere in the world from the waters of the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains to the shores of the Outer Banks. Learn more at the web site.
Southern Foodways Alliance • www.southernfoodways.com
The organization studies, documents, and celebrates the diverse food cultures of the changing American South. Through symposia, documentary production, and great writing, they most importantly preserve, promote, and chronicle culinary standard bearers.
RESTAURANTS AND BARS
18 Seaboard, Raleigh • 919-861-4318 • www.18seaboard.com
Raleigh native, Jason Smith’s contemporary American grill serves up innovative meals with a Southern accent. Don’t miss the grilled meatloaf and goat cheese mashed potatoes. Open daily for lunch and dinner.
140 E. New Hampshire Ave. Southern Pines 910-246-3510 • www.ashtens.com
Opened in 1997 by sisters Ashley and Quinten Van Camp, it is comfortable yet elegant. A crest which in Latin reads “not new things but in new ways” sums up the mission, traditional with a twist. Open for dinner except Mondays.
Chapel Hill and Pittsboro • 919-942-1800 • 919-545-2330 www.carolinabrewery.com
This locally-owned brewery and restaurant has drawn international attention for its handcrafted beers. You will discover authentic tastes in the glass and on the plate.
Elliotts on Linden*
Pinehurst • 910-215-0775 • www.elliottsonlinden.com
Chef Elliott's recipes are crafted with the freshest cuts of meat, the most delightful artisan dairy products and a careful selection of the tastiest, most honest delights available in the region. Farm fresh dining at its best.
213 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh • 919-896-6016 • www.foundationc.com
Downtown Raleigh’s cozy local libations spot. Sample North Carolina beer on draft, seasonal cocktails, and the largest bourbon selection in the area.
Heron’s at The Umstead Hotel and Spa
100 Woodland Pond, Cary • 866-877-4141 • www.theumstead.com
Chef Scott Crawford creates a culinary haven for local food enthusiasts, for business associate, and for discerning diners. His modern American cuisine pays tribute to the finest N.C. farmers and artisans, as well as Herons own herb garden. Open breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch.
423 W. Franklin St, Chapel Hill • 919-969-8846 • www.lanternrestaurant.com
A dining destination, Andrea Reusing takes fresh local ingredients to create Pan Asian cuisine such as Vietnamese, Thai, and Indian. She is well known for her local seafood dishes and seasonal cuisine. Open for dinner.
Wilmington, Raleigh • www.Nofo.com
An eclectic mix of funky gifts and a fun café serving lunch Monday-Friday and weekend brunch, and dinner Wed-Sat in Wilmington, Tues-Sat in Raleigh.
Ratcliffe on the Green *
435 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte • www.ratcliffeonthegreen.com
Uptown Charlotte’s charming location connects a passion for true farmfork foods and an ever-changing French-influenced menu. The commitment is evident in every meal with ingredients from Carolina farms such as Grateful Growers Farm and many more.
The Irregardless Café and Catering *
901 W. Morgan St., Raleigh • 919-833-8898 • www.irregardless.com
“Green” before it was the thing to be, The Irregardless has been Raleigh institution since 1975, with vegetarian and vegan options. Open for lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch.
1116 Broad Street, Durham • 919-416-5040 • www.wattsgrocery.com
Durham native, Amy Tornquist offers her distinctive NC cooking with seasonal ingredients and a commitment to sustainable agriculture.
University Mall Chapel Hill • 919-929-7133
With a year-round outdoor patio, coffee and wine bar, and cozy mezzanine level it is a destination setting within the A Southern Season marketplace.