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Farmers Market Celebration

June 18th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Midwest, Northeast, Pacific, Producers & Purveyors, Regions, Southeast, Southwest|Tags: , |

One of summer’s great joys is celebrating the earth’s bounty by going to a farmers’ market. Purchasing seasonal produce directly from the hand that planted and tended that asparagus spear, strawberry, or tomato offers a visceral connection to the land.

Celestial Seasonings Tea Tour

May 26th, 2020|Categories: Americana, Cuisines, Featured, Producers & Purveyors, Regions, West|Tags: |

Curled up on the couch with a steaming cup of Sleepytime or swaying in a rocker with a glass of iced Red Zinger, most of us have had the pleasure of sipping Celestial Seasonings herbal tea. It is a cup of comfort known across the nation and beyond. Celestial Seasonings is the world's most widely distributed purveyor of herbal infusions, annually selling 1.6 billion tea bags that are all produced in the plant outside Boulder, Colorado.

Liquid Lexington

May 19th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Producers & Purveyors, Regions, Southeast|Tags: , , |

Nestled in the Shenandoah Valley between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains, the historic town of Lexington, Virginia has a cornucopia of tasty reasons to visit, from delicious local foods to quaint horse-drawn carriage tours, from its direct ties to compelling chapters of American history to vigorous hiking trails, modern boutique shops to natural wonders, and so much more.

Craft Beverages of Sevierville, Tennessee

May 7th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Producers & Purveyors, Southeast|Tags: , |

Appalachia’s infamous bootleggers and moonshine makers provided much fodder for country music artists, including Sevierville, Tennessee’s hometown star Dolly Parton. In “Daddy’s Moonshine Still” Parton tells a tragic tale of shame and strife based on the region’s favorite distilled spirit. But these days, well past prohibition and backyard distilling, several moonshine makers find inspiration in handed-down family recipes to create artisan moonshine and other spirits in Sevierville. These local producers offer a taste of local beverages in a safe—and legal—manner, minus the sad songs: