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Shane’s Carolina Jerky

Shane’s Carolina Jerky is located in Thomasville, NC. They make lots of flavors of authentic beef jerky, made from the finest top ground in Carolina.

Using meat from locally owned Shuler Meats, they strip the meat, mix it with the proper marinade and set it in the refrigerator for 24 hours. The next morning, they load about 140 pounds of jerky into a dehydrator. After allowing the jerky to cool and sit for another night, the product is ready to be bagged.

Shane’s Carolina Jerky can be purchased in stores across Thomasville, as well as Lowe’s Foods, Publix and Harris Teeter, and others.

Learn more at their website.

Que it up in Lexington!

Taste what Lexington has to offer with 15 locally owned barbecue restaurants, making Lexington the Barbecue Capital, host to the Barbecue Festival in October that draws 150,000+ people each year for the past 35 years.

In some areas barbecue is a verb – a way to prepare food. In Lexington, barbecue is a noun – making it one of our main attractions!

To learn more, visit www.VisitLexingtonNC.com

Mrs. Hanes Moravian Cookies

These cookies are made from an old family recipe that has been handed down for generations. Each cookie is rolled and cut by hand, the same way it was made a century ago. Then, flavor is literally rolled into the cookies. They make six delicious flavors:

  • Ginger
  • Sugar
  • Lemon
  • Chocolate
  • Butterscotch
  • Black Walnut

Every cookie is hand-made. Every tin is hand-packed. Every shipment is hand-boxed.

Stamey's Barbeque

Founded in 1930, Stamey’s is well known for its Lexington-style barbecue pork, pit cooked exclusively over hardwood coals and their secret barbecue sauce.

Its founder, Warner Stamey, taught the secrets of the barbecue craft to the operators of some of the Piedmont’s best-known barbecue establishments.

Today, a recipe founded in family tradition is served to thousands of Stamey’s customers daily.

To learn more, visit the website here. 

Witness a Culinary Revitalization

From Farm to Table From locally-sourced farmers markets to on-farm dining, the Heart of North Carolina has undergone a culinary revitalization fueled by agritourism.

This epicurean revolution led by farmers and chefs has resulted in special opportunities for foodies to enjoy farm tours and gourmet meals such as “Dinner at the Dairy” at the award-winning Goat Lady Dairy where farm-to-table meals are served in the relaxed atmosphere of their dairy barn.

Chef Deanna Clement, The Table Farmhouse Bakery, is also a proud local farm supporter who has fostered long-standing relationships with local farmers and purveyors throughout the region.

The Mebane Downtown Table

The Mebane Downtown Table offers a unique food experience, including a variety of menu items all made to order in house by Chef Irving Karas and his accomplished staff.

Preparing local ingredients for seasonal entrees including Cherry Smoked Prime Rib and Haw River Mushroom Gumbo.

To learn more, visit the website here. 

Michelle's Kitchen & Table Restaurant

Offering a seasonal farm-to-table menu made from scratch with the freshest local ingredients.

“Moments shared around the kitchen table are some of the most significant memories of our lives” notes owner, Michelle Morton. “I still cherish memories of walking into my grandparents’ home and being met by the aroma of peanut butter cookies or chicken and dumplings. The gracious way my own Mom welcomed family and friends around our table, which was always full of laughter and conversation, made the kitchen a comforting space for me and fostered my love of Southern hospitality.”

To learn more, visit the website here. 

The Eddy Pub

Community-sourced from our farmer friends, our clean food maintains the highest nutrient density possible. We believe good food eaten in a comfortable, inviting place makes us happier people.

To learn more, visit the website here. 

Shallowford Popcorn Farms

Shallowford Popcorn Farms is an agribusiness located in Yadkinville, North Carolina. It is the only popcorn factory in the southeast. Shallowford Farms distributes popcorn products to local grocery stores and sells popcorn kernels in bulk internationally.

Their popcorn is locally grown and non-GMO. Popcorn products such as movie, butter, cheese, and kettle can be found in Food Lion stores. Gourmet flavors such as caramel, strawberry, blue raspberry, and many more can be purchased in the Shallowford Farms Store.

Tours of Shallowford Farms Popcorn Factory are available by appointment. The tours take visitors inside the factory to see production and outside to see the agricultural facilities. Visitors learn about Shallowford’s “farm-to-table” experience through observing local agriculture, popping popcorn, and manufacturing. The tours are open to all ages, and a complimentary bag of freshly popped popcorn is provided at the end of each tour.

Cornerstone Garlic Farm

Cornerstone Garlic Farm is a small family farm that specializes in garlic. They started in 1996 with a small crop of elephant garlic and expanded each year. They are one of a few farms in the southeast that offer seed garlic, braids and table stock garlic through mail order and local sales.

They practice sustainable agriculture and though they are not certified organic, they use organic practices. They believe that farmers should be good stewards of the land that God gave us.

They plant garlic & shallots in Oct and Nov. By early spring, they are ready to pull small garlic for green garlic. In May they have garlic scapes available. They harvest garlic from mid May until late June and sell it fresh at the local market as well as cured for use all winter.

To learn more, visit the website here.