The Best Fall Apples and 3 Great Recipes!

The Best Fall Apples and 3 Great Recipes! Learn where to find the best fall apples and 3 great recipes. Enjoy an apple cake from the pages of the West Oaks Farm Market cookbook. Or try these recipes from two distinguished Taste of Blue Ridge Chefs. Fall = Apple Season...

Diversify Your Plate with Unique Summer Produce

Diversify Your Plate with Unique Summer Produce Diversify your plate and enjoy unique summer fruits, vegetables, and herbs. Get a grip on roasting garlic and learn about “holy” basil. With unique textures, shapes, and tastes, these garden goodies are a great way to...

Meet the 5 Newest Taste of Blue Ridge Top Chefs

Meet the 5 Newest Taste of Blue Ridge Top Chefs Meet the 5 Newest Taste of Blue Ridge Top Chefs Taste of Blue Ridge is pleased to introduce you to 5 new talented Chefs that are committed to locally sourced food while providing fantastic dining experiences. Learn more...

“A Taste of Freedom” Celebrates Culinary Diversity

“A Taste of Freedom” Celebrates Culinary Diversity What’s more diverse than the American experience? It’s reflected in our nation’s heritage, culture, and food. Over the July 4th weekend, eight regional chefs gave their culinary interpretation to the theme...

Make It Sizzle with Summer Grilling

Make It Sizzle with Summer Grilling Get great summer grilling tips from two top Blue Ridge beef producers. Time to fire up the grill! Summer Grilling Starts with Beef Both Turner Kobayashi of Audley Farm and Jared Burner of Burner’s Beef know their protein. Audley...

May’s Harvest – Strawberries and more!

It’s Strawberry Season! It’s strawberry season! While Mother Nature has been a bit fickle, the berries are ripening and local farms are gearing up for the harvest. But those red beauties aren’t the only thing in the garden. You can still find rhubarb and microgreens...