Red, White… or Green? Vin Master Offers Sustainable, Organic Wines

Apr 14, 2011 Comments Off

South End Charlotte continues to grow into an eco-foodie delight. In addition to the all-local farmers market and Healthy Home Market, the area boasts a new green shopping option: Vin Master, offering natural and organic wines.   Vin Master is an attractive shop with couches, a tasting bar, and two adorable pups who greet customers at the door. Wine [...]

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Is Your Dog An Eco-Dog?

Nov 13, 2010 Comments Off

Reduce your dog’s carbon paw print with these eco-friendly foods and pet supplies.

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NC 10% Campaign Kicks Off in Charlotte… With a Song!

Aug 17, 2010 3 Comments

The NC 10% Campaign kicked off in Charlotte today with a song… quite literally.

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JW’s Farm: Preserving Heirloom Plants

Jul 22, 2010 Comments Off

It’s a startling statistic. In 1981, the number of seed varieties in catalogs was 5,000; today that number has dwindled to about 500. That decline is a stark representation of the effect of corporations’ greater control over the supply and distribution of seeds. Their concern? Bottom line. Enter JW’s Farm. JW’s is a micro-farm that brings fresh, local produce to Charlotte while preserving heirloom varieties of plants and supporting genetic diversity.

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New Farmer’s Market in Atherton Mills

Apr 21, 2010 2 Comments

Great news for Charlotte foodies! This Spring, the old Atherton Mill trolley barn will become the site of a new, local-only farmer’s market.

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The Tailgate: A Local-only Farmer’s Market in South End

Apr 13, 2010 Comments Off

There are times when Charlotte feels like a city, and times when Charlotte feels like a small, close-knit community. No better example exists of the latter than the Tailgate Farmer’s Market in South End.

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