Tag: North Carolina

The Wonderful World of Farmer’s Markets

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Wonderful World of Farmer’s Markets




  To many people the words “Farmer’s Market” sound like a place only crazy, health nut, organic hippies go to, but in reality the Farmer’s Market is for everyone! Your local Farmer’s Market is the perfect place to stock up on fresh produce and more often than not, it’s cheaper than it would be at […]

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Zomppa Spring Break Workshop – April 2013

| April 10, 2013 | 9 Comments
Zomppa Spring Break Workshop – April 2013




    Last week, 12 ZomppaKids joined our Education Director Leanne for our inaugural Spring Break Workshop – and what a week it was! Our intrepid explorers “visited” 18 countries, cooked 18 different dishes, visited 3 urban gardens, planted many seeds, and met 1 cute puppy. The ZomppaKids made dishes from buticha (Ethiopia) to lumpia […]

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Gaps from Farm to Table

| March 4, 2013 | 4 Comments
Gaps from Farm to Table




The Center for Environmental Farming Systems hosted a lecture by Maya Wiley, founder and president of the Center for Social Inclusion, in Durham, NC last week about gaps in the farm-to-table movement. The Center for Social Inclusion works to identify “causes of racial inequity at a systems…to find solutions that promote equity and fairness.” With […]

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Meeting of the Foods: Bull City Food Exchange part deux

| February 25, 2013 | 8 Comments
Meeting of the Foods: Bull City Food Exchange part deux




Thank to all the wonderful community members and amazing food advocates who joined us on a chilly, rainy Durham evening last Friday for the Bull City Food Exchange part deux. Thanks to our own fearless Education Director, Leanne, the BCFE2 was hosted at the Center for Documentary Studies. The evening seemed to be one of […]

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$5 for Food & Planet!

| December 12, 2012 | 5 Comments
$5 for Food & Planet!




If you’re looking for a quick way to support children, please consider sending in $5! We appreciate any amount, as your support will help bring Zompping for Food & Planet free of charge to children in East Durham, NC** this spring! For more information about Zompping for Food & Planet, please click here. **East Durham is a […]

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Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen: TidBit of the Day

| October 4, 2012 | 0 Comments
Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen: TidBit of the Day




Lucky we are to have a place like Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen in NC. Southern charm and southern food make this is a happy place – the food, first of all, is wonderful. There is the “regular” menu of classics like chicken and dumplings, and a rotating seasonal menu of whatever is the freshest and […]

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Calavera: TidBit of the Day

| September 27, 2012 | 5 Comments
Calavera: TidBit of the Day




A new empanada & tequila bar opened up in Raleigh, NC, Calavera. For $3, the empanadas are an incredible value, especially consider the quality and flavors. The pastry is perfect, and the choices are simply lovely – from Pollo Borracho (drunken chicken) to Holy Frijoles (black beans with Oaxacan cheese) – and difficult to choose […]

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Cupcake Bar: TidBit of the Day

| September 20, 2012 | 4 Comments
Cupcake Bar: TidBit of the Day




Finally opening up on one point of the star at Five Points in Durham, NC is the Cupcake Bar. Their cupcakes – regular-sized and mini – come in what you might find at a soda fountain or a bar. From 7-Up (lime buttercream with lemon cupcake) to margherita (lime buttercream with orange cupcake, the flavors […]

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Mateo Tapas: TidBit of the Day

| September 13, 2012 | 1 Comment
Mateo Tapas: TidBit of the Day




It seems Durham is all about tapas these days. A few months ago, I tried out Taberna Tapas, which has great food. Now Mateo Tapas opened up a few doors down (wonderful, but Downtown Durham, please, a pho place!). The vibe and decor is super cool – whereas Taberna has more relaxed family feel, Mateo seems […]

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Hummingbird Bakery: TidBit of the Day

| September 6, 2012 | 4 Comments
Hummingbird Bakery: TidBit of the Day




Amy Tournquist of my favorite Durham restaurant, Watts Grocery, has opened up a new bakery, Hummingbird Bakery, in the gorgeous new Samuel H. Scripps Studio across from Duke’s East Campus. This opening is to the delight of many, including myself. I have been hoping for a small bakery which served great (affordable), delicious breakfasts that […]

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