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Mountain Grown: Appalachia's New Local Food Economy


Green Lifestyle  (tags: local foods, Appalachian consumers, local food economy, North Carolina, Blue Ridge Mountains, post-tobacco, Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Proj, The Business of Farming Conference, regional marketing, Local Food Guide )

Judy
- 234 days ago - yesmagazine.org
Hungry for okra, collards, and trout? In Appalachia, you can now get all your soul food cravings from local farmers.



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GGmaSheila D. (89)
Saturday August 24, 2013, 8:32 pm
Always good to see restaurants use local foods. That way diners get the freshest and best tasting fruits and veggies. Noted with thanks.
 

LMj Sunshine (112)
Saturday August 24, 2013, 11:45 pm
Thank you.
 

Natasha Salgado (455)
Sunday August 25, 2013, 12:16 am
Sounds wonderful! Thanks Judy
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday August 25, 2013, 6:56 am
Great news!
 

Anne F. (17)
Sunday August 25, 2013, 11:51 am
Great story - we can enjoy fresh greens and local food with glee.
 

Shanti S. (0)
Sunday August 25, 2013, 12:31 pm
Thank you.
 

Christeen Anderson (419)
Sunday August 25, 2013, 12:59 pm
Good post. Thanks for sharing.
 

Birgitta S. (216)
Monday August 26, 2013, 6:18 am
KIITOS.
 

Lona Goudswaard (60)
Monday August 26, 2013, 7:29 am
Sounds really good.
 

Bill and Katie D. (77)
Monday August 26, 2013, 8:22 am
Glad all is working this good now! Just takes working together!!
Thanks Judy!
 

Kathleen R. (130)
Monday August 26, 2013, 9:46 am
Thanks for the article. Read & noted.
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Monday August 26, 2013, 9:53 am
This is the way it should be. I've been in so many cities and towns in the States. The main drag is all shops and every fourth one seems to be a fast food joint. Food quality is one thing from the 50s and 60s that I would love to bring back. There's nothing like fresh produce from the local farms.
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Monday August 26, 2013, 5:25 pm
Thanks.
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Tuesday August 27, 2013, 10:36 am
Noted
 
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