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Partnered Post / Web Exclusive / 12.4.19

Springer Mountain Farms Takes a Humane Approach to its Chickens

Springer Mountain Farms was the first poultry producer in the world to be certified by the American Humane Association, the oldest and most trusted advocate of animal welfare in the country. Through a detailed certification process, Springer Mountain Farms created practices and procedures that put the health and welfare of its chickens first. The American […]

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Partnered Post / Web Exclusive / 12.2.19

Discover Citrus Mavens and Other Star Farmers in Charleston This February

This February, come celebrate the synergy between South Carolina’s top chefs and farmers in Charleston: Over three days of the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (February 14 through 16), the South Carolina Department of Agriculture hosts the Certified South Carolina tent in Marion Square.

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Partnered Post / Web Exclusive / 11.20.19

Meet the family farmers behind Springer Mountain Farms

When you grow up as a third-generation family farmer, you tend to look at things a bit differently. That’s why Springer Mountain Farms works exclusively with more than three hundred multi-generational family farmers who live on the land where they raise chickens. Springer Mountain Farms chickens are humanely raised by farmers who take pride in […]

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Culture / 11.18.19

Consider the Sweet Potato

The long and winding journey of the South’s favorite tuber A warning, in case you ever decide to observe a sweet potato harvest: There are more than a few ways you might get killed. This occurred to me one September morning as I jumped out of the way of a speeding forklift. The driver, his […]

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From the Magazine / 11.15.19

John Fleer on the South’s Essential Food Books

We asked the Asheville chef to contemplate the shelves and shelves of food books he’s acquired over his career and share with us the ten titles he feels every Southerner should have at home.

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Culture / 11.14.19

Pinched: The State of Maryland’s Crab Industry

Maryland is for crabs. But getting the state crustacean from Bay to table is hard. And it’s only getting harder. Follow the voyage of a boatload of jimmies and sooks with the people whose livelihoods depend on them Hoopersville, Maryland, is dark at 4:30 in the morning. Not just any dark. An all-consuming, sight-robbing blackness […]

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