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F.A.R.M. Café is redefining the perceptions of soup kitchens. Located in downtown Boone, customers pay extra to cover the cost of someone else’s lunch. Some volunteer for an hour and receive lunch for free or at a reduced cost.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 6, November 2015, p52-55, il, por, map Periodical Website
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34286
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Lacey Queen is a pig-and-cattle farmer with a small market store and a tiny barbecue joint, the Tin Shed, in Spruce Pine. She raises pigs using sustainable practices on the family’s Soggy Bottom Farms in Little Switzerland. This article describes Queen’s business and operations on the family farm.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 12, May 2018, p160-166, il, por Periodical Website
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34842
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Outside Charlotte, a Venezuelan family introduces their Christmas traditions to the community. Latin American Christmas celebrations last weeks from December into January and are highlighted by different foods made from scratch by families working together.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 86 Issue 7, December 2018, p164-168, il, por Periodical Website
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34846
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Punch bowls have been a staple for parties in the South since the 17th century. While punch has its roots in British-held India, it made its way to the United States where it became the trend for militia meetings and high society gatherings. Historically, punch was much more alcoholic and less sweet than the punch known today- and now, can be sampled at The Punch Room in Charlotte.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 86 Issue 7, December 2018, p176-178, il, por Periodical Website
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21005
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Purvis explores the possibility that Uncle Scott's root beer could become North Carolina's next great beverage. Root beer is part of an old tradition of making drinks from natural things. Purvis explains how Suzanne and Scott Ramsey hit upon the idea.
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34858
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The three basic components of a pie are the crust, filling, and meringue. If a baker can perfect these three skills, then any pie can be created.
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