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053 – Sounds of the Summit, 2016 Appalachian Food Summit

By Jenée Libby on November 3, 2016

CLICK BUTTON TO PURCHASE. ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE APPALACHIAN FOOD SUMMIT. Revival Work. Welcome to Sounds of the Summit, a compilation of stories, music, oral histories, and regional food studies collected during the 2016 Appalachian…

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By Jenée Libby on October 10, 2016

That’s how I feel after a weekend at the 3rd annual Appalachian Food Summit. Well fed. In mind, body, and soul. I almost called this piece “Community Revival” because it was that too. A congregation…

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048 – Jason Becton and Patrick Evans, MarieBette Café & Bakery

By Jenée Libby on September 14, 2016

Bread Work. In France, the boulangerie or bakery is the epicenter of any great neighborhood. Folks stop in daily for fresh bread and pastries, sharing news of the day, making small talk, and commiserating over…

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Cricket Magic.

By Jenée Libby on September 12, 2016

I found myself standing in the Target checkout line this morning staring at a bug. A cricket actually. Yes, amongst the gift cards and the tabloids screaming the latest Kardashian drama was a small brown…

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By Jenée Libby on August 29, 2016

In the book, Stir, Jessica Fechtor writes: “You can cook for one. A fried egg and toast, a potato with cottage cheese, a single artichoke, steamed. Baking, on the other hand? I don’t care how…

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Beach Stupor.

By Jenée Libby on August 22, 2016

Have you missed my blog posts? I’ve missed writing them. No excuses here especially because in the past 2 years I think I have spent an inordinate amount of time in blog posts explaining why…