Monthly Archives: November 2009

Snack Food Independence

This year Piedmont Biofarm had a bumper harvest of peanuts.

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Piedmont Receives Small Business Innovation Research Grant

Monday, November 23, 2009 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Kay R. Hagan (D-NC) today announced that Piedmont Biofuels Industrial in Pittsboro will receive a $139,249 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grant for innovative clean energy research and development. “Last year, … Continue reading

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Roots: virtuous vegetables

Root crops are some of my favorite vegetables to both grow and eat. I like the anticipation of growing long term crops like sweet potatoes and parsnips, and the excitement of harvesting a particularly stunning beet or colossal carrot. When … Continue reading

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Perfect companion for left over turkey…

Rosemary Cardamom Rolls

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The Whole Grape

Today I delivered half a loaf of “multi-grain” bread to Benjamin Vineyards. One of its ingredients was flour made from their grape seeds.

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Cilantro and Sweet Potatoes: A match made in farm heaven

One of my favorite meals all through the fall and winter is this sweet potato curry with as much cilantro as I can find. The basic order of operations is the same for almost any other curry, so feel free … Continue reading

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Worm Bins For Sale

Our latest worm bin design has been gobbling a lot of  food waste (and interest) lately.

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Homeschooler Visit

We had another group of home schoolers tour the plant, and they put up this slide show about us.  Wild.

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24th Sustainable Agriculture Conference

Join Piedmont Biofuels at the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association’s 24th annual conference. The event will be held December 4-6, 2009 at the Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain, NC. The event provides educational workshops for beginning gardeners, advanced organic farmers … Continue reading

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MEZ Contemporary Mexican

MEZ is the newest venture from the Chapel Hill Restaurant Group, the owners of the award-winning restaurants 518 West, 411 West, Squid’s, and Spanky’s. Not only is Mez a great provider of top-notch waste fryer oil, they are North Carolina’s … Continue reading

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