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Foodie Tweetup at Fearrington


We were definitely excited by the prospect of a Triangle foodie tweetup, but nothing could have prepared us for the great time we had at Wednesday’s event.  Neither Julia nor myself had ever been to Pittsboro, so we had to rely on our trusty GPS to get us where we were going.  Unfortunately, upon leaving work, we found that the address on the tickets was not a valid address in our GPS (perhaps a sign that we need to update it).  So, we had Tom Tom navigate to the center of Pittsboro and hoped for the best.  Luckily,the route took us right by Fearrington which we realized was an ideallic little farm + country inn. Continue reading

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“Farm (er’s Market) livin’ is the life for me”

 

It’s the hipster in me that wants to say “I was into Farmer’s markets before they were cool.” At least I wish I could say that. When I was a kid growing up in Virginia Beach, the Farmer’s Market was one of those things that my parents enjoyed that felt like a punishment to me. After all, the four food groups to me were chicken nuggets, chips, Butterfinger bars, and Soda. Anything green was the enemy, so the Farmer’s Market was dangerous territory.

Man, what a difference a few decades makes. Going to the NC Farmer’s Market is a treat now, a chance to get to experience seasonal and local foods that my immature palate couldn’t handle a few years ago (*sigh* the dark days of my college eating, where every meal meant cereal and a side helping of grilled cheese). Continue reading