Bloggers, chefs, home cooks, and lovers of fresh food, We want your best July recipes Bring on your recipes for cobblers, gazpachos, eggplant parmesans! If it’s what you’re cooking in the summer, we want the recipe. Post your favorite July recipe in the comment section below, and you’ll be in the running to win … Continue reading Seasonal Eating – July Recipe Share and Giveaway!
This is Alchemy Coffee‘s first year at the South of the James Market, and Eric Spivack has already created quite a following for his espresso drinks and caffeinated conversation. Alchemy was a favorite at the SOTJ Winter Market, and the Summer market has welcomed Alchemy and their iced coffee drinks with open arms. When … Continue reading Meet Your Artisan #7: Alchemy Coffee
Buying fresh, local produce from the farmers markets creates a cycle of seasonal eating, enjoying the best of what the land has to offer from week to week. A seasonal diet can be a great way to enjoy delicious, varied, nutrient-rich foods once you have some trusted recipes to choose from. Each month, we’ll share … Continue reading Seasonal Eating – Recipe Share & Giveaway
Located about an hour outside of the city in Dillwyn, VA, Babes in the Wood farm isn’t the kind of farm you might imagine. It’s more of a forest, a place where a rare-breed pig can root around with his buddies all day. Since 2005, Bill Jones has been raising Tamworth pigs and selling pork at … Continue reading Meet Your Artisan #5: Babes in the Wood forest-fed pork
It’s that time again, people. Time to give big ups to the woman that did all the pushing, MOM. Mother’s Day is this Sunday! All Day! On Mother’s Day, making Mom happy is really easy to do and essential to your overall well-being. You’ve known since you were 5 that some macaroni on a piece … Continue reading This Saturday
Every Friday we’ll be featuring a different GrowRVA vendor, in their own words, to help build a stronger connection between the artisans at the market and the rest of RVA. The first in our series is Atomic Bakery, now starting their second year at SOTJ. Atomic Bakery has great personality, aesthetic, and of course, CUPCAKES, … Continue reading Meet Your Artisan #1: The Atomic Bakery
Based on the success of our most recent workshops for small business owners, Karen Atkinson of GrowRVA, Barb Upchurch of Blueberry Marketing, and Stephanie Ganz of Pizza Tonight are excited to offer a brand new workshop, Secrets of Successful Food Entrepreneurs, this upcoming Monday, 2/25 at Ellwood Thompson’s. The workshop runs from 6-8 and is … Continue reading Secrets of Successful Food Entrepreneurs