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Market Days

It’s a slow day at the markets today. Thought I might pen a quick post during the idle time. We start the morning at 5:30a. Many farmers we know start even earlier. It can be quite a trial getting up and out the door. Not to mention finding the energy to greet and explain your […]

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A Real Green Revolution, Terra Madre 2008

With great fanfare and after a lot of fundraising Slow Food Charlotte accomplished the huge task of sending over 14 people to Turin Italy for Terra Madre 2008. As a part of the observer arm of the delegation we were there to experience something special and unique. Which if you are in to food, culture, […]

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The First Great Forage

The whirlwind of Andy’s life never stops, rarely slows, and is always ready to start up again. Why? Because he’s insane. Anyhow, the voices urge me onward. Recently I was able to organize and participate in a Slow Food Charlotte event that was with a local forager named Reed. A rule on foragers. They know […]

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Fundraising with Friends, Co-Starring Chocolate and Pork

Warning, if you are a strong vegetarian onwards you should know I am a great omnivore and only have respect for my foodsources. This article is highly doused in the art of pork and I hope you will still love me in the end. I think I’m finally fully out of my meat-choco-coma. It took […]

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Is he Insane? A Trip from Heaven to Earth

Many of you know, I skydive. “Why does one want to walk wings? Why force one’s body from a plane to make a parachute jump? Why should man want to fly at all? People often ask these questions. But what civilization was not founded on adventure, and how long could one exist without it? Some […]

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Fundraising for Terra Madre 2008

In an effort to participate in a global community, support our friends and peers abroad, we ask for your help. Slow Food Charlotte Robin and I have been members of Slow Food Charlotte now for 3+ years. We were brought in through friends who showed us that quality also meant good, clean, and fair. Through […]

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2008 Skyfest and Rodriguez Boogie, Fantastic Fun

While I can’t say last week was perfect; after getting horribly ill and rebounding with the same celerity I flew into action at [Skydive Carolina](http://skydivecarolina.com) on Thursday and enjoyed myself thoroughly in social skydiving activities. Photography Video Montage A Heat Wave to Remember The heat was magnificent in its ability to melt us all. With […]

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