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When dining out, most people understand that the food is produced on farms and that the restaurants then prepare it for your dining experience. The step they don't think about is the middle one--the people who deal with the food before it reaches the restaurant from the farm. Hughes recounts the history of Southern Foods, a Greensboro-based family-owned business that for almost sixty years has been delivering the best meats, cheeses, and chocolates to restaurants.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 12, May 2013, p218-220, 222, 224, 226, 228, 230, il, por Periodical Website
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19650
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The Maypop, or Passiflora incarnate, is a native vine that has intricate flowers and pods that pop. It is known by another name, passionflower, and grows in every county in the state.
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Shearline Boatworks, located in Morehead City, builds custom-made boats. Depending on the size, the boat's completion can take from one to three years. The company began in 2000 and is currently at work on boat number 31.
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Denton, a small town (population about 1,700) located in Davidson County, is Our State Magazine's featured Tar Heel Town of the Month.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 7, Dec 2013, p42-44, 46-48, 50, 52, il Periodical Website
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Ashley Christensen is one of the busiest chefs in Raleigh. She opened her first restaurant, Poole's, in 2007 and has been a semifinalist for the James Beard Award in 2013 and 2014. Since 2007, she has opened five more venues in Raleigh with three more planned for 2014.
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The bison has come back from the brink of extinction and is now a source of healthy eating is restaurants and home kitchens. Hughes visits Carolina Bison Co., owned by Frank King in Buncombe County, to examine the farm's operations.
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North Carolina ranks fifth in peanut production, producing 435 million pounds in 2012 with a value of $150 million. Luther Powell and his brother-in-law, Jonathan Stokes, started a farm-supply business in in Windsor in Bertie County in 1919. Peanuts was one of the crops they purchased. Although they shared peanuts at the store and in meetings, it was not until 1992 that they began marketing their well-known product, Bertie County Peanuts.
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Honda Aircraft, a subsidiary of Honda Motors, was founded in 2006 and is headquartered at Greensboro's Piedmont Triad International Airport. The HondaJet is the company's first general-aviation aircraft and Honda anticipates FAA certificate early in 2015 with delivery for the first 100 orders to begin thereafter. The plane can carry up to seven, including crew, and costs $4.5 million. Hughes explains why Honda chose Greensboro and what they expect to produce in the coming years.
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The River Arts District along the French Broad River has become the center of creativity and artistic opportunity in Asheville. Over two hundred artists perfect their craft in former warehouses and offer tourists and locals an artsy district in the growing small town.
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Charlotte Magazine (NoCar F 264.C4), Vol. 20 Issue 3, March 2015, p72-76, il, por, map Periodical Website
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Concord, North Carolina is Charlotte's largest neighboring town and home to the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Shopping, good food, NASCAR, and other activities are all available in the city, but residents maintain a unique feel in the downtown.
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28592
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The town of Asheboro in Randolph County is profiled. The North Carolina Zoo, farming, textiles, the local culture, and the town’s welcoming atmosphere are all described.
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30740
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Conrad Hill Feed & Seed has been operating in Lexington, North Carolina since Gene Smith and Billy Bowers opened the mill in 1962. Conrad Hill is one of the few remaining mills in the area grinding feed for cattle, hogs and chicken.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 42 Issue 5, May 2010, p22, il, por Periodical Website
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Josh Norris left his job at Northwestern Mutual to open a juice and smoothie bar with his two brothers in uptown Charlotte. Using only locally sourced ingredients that are pressed or juiced behind the bar, Norris’ business is growing fast with a new location at the Duke Energy Center and a third planned for opening in Dilworth.
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The small town of Southern Pines is an anomaly in its economically struggling region of the piedmont. Surrounded by counties that rank in the bottom 25 percent on the states income per capita, Thanks to its amenities and service industry, Moore County sits within the top 25 percent in NC for income.
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31478
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Some of our favorite foods come from old techniques to make cheaper meats better.
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