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Jams that Use Herbs to Kick it up a Notch

Cary, NC — Like many of you, during these COVID times, I have taken to a lot of baking and more recently this summer, canning. One of my all-time favorite things to do is buy a lot of fresh fruit at the Cary Downtown Farmers Market and turn it into jam to be enjoyed throughout the year. Every bite reminds me of summer.

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Pickled Okra: A Taste of the South

Cary, NC — Before moving to North Carolina, I can honestly say that I had never tasted okra. I didn’t know what it looked like and had heard it’s an ingredient in gumbo. That’s all I knew about it.

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Capri Flavors, Cary’s Italian Market

Cary, NC — I was speaking with a friend who’s lived in Cary for many years and we landed on one of my favorite topics, Italian food. It’s my go-to cuisine for a romantic dinner on the town or for homemade recipes with flavors that are deeply rooted in tradition.

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Navigating Cary’s Food Truck Scene

Cary, NC — To help limit grocery store trips and to also support local business, I’ve enjoyed designating a day of the week to order a take-out dinner, often from Cary’s food truck scene.

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Creating a Food Co-op in Cary

Cary, NC – Downtown Cary has been growing fast in the last few years, but one thing downtown’s renovation hasn’t brought in is a grocery store. A new initiative is looking to change that, not with a recognizable supermarket chain but with a resident-owned food co-op. Read more

Photos: Farmers Fall Festival

Cary, NC – This past weekend was the 2017 Farmers Fall Festival in Downtown Cary, with local vendors, farmers, arts and crafts, music and more. Here are some photos from the event if you missed out or want to relive it. Read more

Cary Businessman Brings Locally Sourced Vodka to NC

Cary, NC – You do not need to look far to find local beer brewing in North Carolina, or wine for that matter. But one Cary businessman, together with two other entrepreneurs from around the Triangle, are looking to add vodka to the list of North Carolina originals. Read more

Southern Women’s Show Encourages Local Eating

Cary, NC – North Carolina is known as an agricultural state but how many of us eat food grown locally around us? At the upcoming Southern Women’s Show, visitors can learn about all the ways to eat local and even try food from vendors in the Triangle. Read more

Locally Sourced Ice Cream Coming to Downtown Cary

Cary, NC – With the growth of Downtown Cary, there are places to walk and get lunch, grab a beer, see a movie, and soon, get ice cream made from local ingredients.

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