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Etiquette is expected when invited to dinner or hosting a dinner party. The origins of etiquette date back thousands of years to the ancient Egyptians. The American South has one of the most deep-rooted histories in the United States and long traditions involving manners. The article explores the 25 most important table manners to follow, as well as how to set places for formal and informal meals, and napkin folding.
Sustainable Neighbors was founded by Fayetteville resident Marsha Howe to increase local food security. Many of the foods sold in grocery stores travel long distances which compromises nutritional quality. Howe created the organization to train people in home gardening and soil enrichment. Their goal is to give local community members the tools to grow their own food and have a healthier diet. To meet these aims, Sustainable Neighbors has partnered with several other organizations.
The non-profit organization Operation Inasmuch of Fayetteville hosts an annual fundraiser. The event, called Bread ‘n Bowls, raises money to help feed the local community. Several local potters donate un-finished clay bowls which are then decorated by community members involved with Operation Inasmuch. The bowls are used as dinnerware at the event where attendees can eat with the community. Attendees can take home the bowl as a memory of the event and to raise awareness for the organization.
Campus Kitchens is a program created by students at Fayetteville State University to help those in need. Working with local dining halls, grocery stores, and restaurants, Campus Kitchens collects surplus edible food that would otherwise be thrown away. The food is repurposed into meals for children and preschoolers at the Early Childhood Learning Center.