Farmers Markets = Local Food Festivals
Nov02

Farmers Markets = Local Food Festivals

For me, Farmers Markets are popup local food festivals. Here today but back next week… as long as the season lasts! In addition to fresh from the field and farm products you’ll find food makers offering craft and small batch honey, jams, teas, vinegars+++. You’ll also discover bakers who only sell their pastries and breads at farmers markets and so much more. Many foods are based on legacy, family recipes handed down from...

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Interview With Chef Holly Chute
Apr19

Interview With Chef Holly Chute

Holly Chute, Senior Georgia Grown Executive Chef Chef Holly Chute’s career journey is truly a farm-to-fork story. A Yankee from New York, Chef is the State of Georgia’s most prominent champion of all things Georgia food from farms and ranches to food makers, restaurants, and chefs. I first met this talented chef a few years ago at a local Atlanta farmers market where she was promoting Georgia foodpreneurs. As you might...

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New Business Models In A Covid-19 World
Apr14

New Business Models In A Covid-19 World

From supermarkets, to food makers, restaurants, farms and retail stores the food industry is pivoting to meet the challenge of how to stay alive in a Covid-19 reality. In the midst of a wobbly world new innovative models including commerce, consumer confidence, and product offers are being developed. We were curious to understand how various sectors of the food world were conducting business. So we do what we do best, we reached out...

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Flavor of Georgia – Talented Women Food Makers
Mar20

Flavor of Georgia – Talented Women Food Makers

In Celebration of Women’s History Month we’re highlighting some of the Flavor of Georgia talented women finalists and winners.  We love foodpreneurs aka food makers. So when we were invited, for the second year, to help socialize a very special event – Flavor of Georgia 2019 – it took a nano second to say a big Yes to Merritt at UGA. Flavor of Georgia is an innovative contest that puts talented, local food...

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Creating Herbal Teas: Jan Grieco, Great North Woods Herbs & Botanicals
Feb04

Creating Herbal Teas: Jan Grieco, Great North Woods Herbs & Botanicals

Creating herbal teas is a personal joy for Jan Grieco. My friend Jan, founder of Great North Woods Herbs & Botanicals is a true renaissance woman. Jan’s background includes author, college professor, journalist, dog advocate and now foodpreneur. At her heart Jan is a creative nurturer. So it wasn’t a big surprise when I saw she had launched a company that incorporates the herbs she grows in her amazing garden in...

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A Korean Culinary Evening.. And A Few Recipes
Nov23

A Korean Culinary Evening.. And A Few Recipes

A Korean Culinary Evening! Metro Atlanta is lucky to have a thriving, diverse food community. The Korean community is among the most active and Korean food is among the most divalicious. For me, it’s been great fun exploring restaurants that serve dishes like Korean BBQ and Galbi Jjim . Recently I was invited to attend a special event, 2018 Korean Culinary Evening, which was designed to educate food bloggers and the media about...

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