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The Triangle’s TerraVita Bolsters Healthy Appetites

Colleen Minton founded TerraVita, a weekend event every autumn that showcases and offers local food, drink, and ways to prepare them that aren’t only good for your health, but good for the land, too.

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Fiery Grilled Sweet Potatoes

Sweet meets spicy in the third place recipe from this fall’s “Local Flavor Recipe Contest: Sweet Potatoes” sponsored by Lowes Foods.
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Asheville: Bee City USA

Asheville earned the title as the first Bee City USA in 2012. Today, its bees and beekeepers continue to thrive.
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Carolina Classic: The Muscadine

North Carolina’s beloved muscadines add flavor to art, food, and culture across the state.
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Spiced Cranberry Apple Sangria

Raise your glass to fall with this pinot grigio-based sangria.
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Small-Town Gourmet: Creative Mountain Food Tours

Stroll, dine, and discover Black Mountain on a new food tour.
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From Foster’s Market in Durham

Southern food calls a New York chef back home.
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Molasses Ginger Crinkles

A cookie with the perfect blend of spicy and sweet is enjoyed best with a tall glass of milk.
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Creamy Grits with Roasted Butternut Squash and Blue Cheese

A sprig of fresh rosemary on top adds color and flavor to this savory dish.
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Pot Roast Potato Cakes with Poached Eggs, Fresh Greens, and Horseradish-Mustard Vinaigrette

Leftover pot roast turns unabashedly decadent in this dish, which is a favorite chef’s special at Foster’s Market in Durham.
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Carolina’s Best Bread: La Farm Bakery

In Cary, one baker’s passion yields a beautiful bounty.

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