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Udder to Wheel: Cheese

A look at local cheese-making and dairy production in the mountains of North Carolina.

Cheese production has grown rapidly in the past 50 years, with large commercial plants becoming commonplace, forcing small cheese factories and dairy numbers to plummet, leaving farmers to say goodbye to the cows that yield the gold we call cheese. 154 more words


The Food Summit: Seeding Community Resilience

The doors to the Great Hall of the Living Learning Center stand open, allowing the brisk spring wind to flow into a room filled with faces from the local food system and sustainability initiatives. 178 more words


From Beef to Python: Jerky Station

A new gourmet jerky store opened in downtown Boone.


Mountain Rooster Produce: a duty to building trust with farmers and customers

Boe Barinowski, owner of Mountain Rooster Produce in Banner Elk, North Carolina, has gone over and beyond the call of duty for both his country and his local community. 137 more words


Adjusting to gluten-friendly food services

Appalachian State’s food services continues to accommodate student requests for more gluten-free options on campus by widening the variety of gluten-friendly foods available throughout campus. 780 more words


Winter farming: the harshest season

After the tomatoes are gone, the pumpkins sell and tourists leave after summertime and autumn leaf peak season, local farmers and produce stand owners prepare for a long, harsh winter ahead.  1,016 more words


Talkin' tacos

“Coyote Kitchen intricately layers each of their tacos with savory ingredients for a unique taste. Boone Saloon cranks out hundreds of tacos every Tuesday from their food truck sized kitchen. 81 more words