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Chantilly is a small, suburban-like neighborhood between Plaza Midwood and Elizabeth in Uptown Charlotte. Many Charlotteans do not even know the neighborhood exists, but those who live there want to stay due to its seclusion, older homes, and quiet streets.
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The word “local” has become a meaningless word in the restaurant business in Charlotte. Many restaurants who only get a few of their ingredients from local farms claim the word to justify price increases. This practice has forced restaurants who only use local ingredients to change the way they express it, by saying “farm to table,” “sourced locally from North Carolina,” “farm-driven,” and other phrases to ensure customers know what they are purchasing.
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Sean Schlusser, owner of Catch On Seafood in the Plaza Midwood neighborhood of Charlotte, values customer expectations for local food. He only sells fresh fish, and constantly checks with his suppliers to insure that his fish is in fact fresh. However, with more big companies buying out smaller fisheries, tracing the source of fish has become more difficult.
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The Charlotte Regional Farmers Market and the Kings Drive Farmers Market in Charlotte have produce from both Carolina and international farms. Some vendors clearly label the origin of their food, while others just tell people what they want to hear. As resellers become more and more of a problem, customers must learn how to differentiate between local and non-local food.
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Located just two hours west of Charlotte, Hendersonville is an ideal place to visit when looking for peace and quiet. Journalist, Adam Rhew discusses his visit to Hendersonville and the Carl Sandburg Home in Flat Rock.
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Charlotte area farmers discuss their work and their concerns for the future of the farming industry as fewer and fewer young people are involved in agriculture.
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Pam Howze lost her parents at a young age and moved across the country, only to return to Charlotte, and reconnected with an old friend who she eventually married. Nearly fifty years after losing her father, he was discovered in a photograph displayed at a charlotte trolley stop, by her husband.
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Chief, the bull elephant of the John Robinson Circus, crushed his handler and wend on a rampage in the streets of Charlotte, NC. Plagued with bouts of testosterone driven madness, Chief was sent to live at Cincinnati Zoological Gardens. A decade later, chief killed two more trainers and was executed and served in a Cincinnati hotel restaurant.