Carolina Jubilee – A Music Festival for the farm lover in all of us

When someone speaks about putting money in the dirt, I immediately think about finding a shovel.  However, when Carolina Jubilee founder, Zack Wyatt, speaks about putting money in the dirt, he isn’t burying money for me to dig up.  What he’s doing is giving back to our local farms to assist them in purchasing day…

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Am I allowed to call myself a Published Food Critic now?

I’m published! I’m published! I’m published! If you’ve been following The Onyx Plate on Facebook and Twitter, you might already know this little bit of information…and you very well might be tired of hearing about it. My apologies if so. Otherwise, I’m super excited and extremely proud of myself. Did I just say that? I…

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My New Project! Fresh. Local. Good. food group Blog!

I know it’s been a while since I have posted, and please forgive me. Between introducing a new kitten to a well established older cat in our home, long days of work and exercise, and now a dabble of a cold, it has surely been busy. But that’s all the ho-hum of what’s been going…

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Are those silks I see on my corn???

Update to my corn ventures!!! As you may have read, I am attempting to grow three lonely stalks of corn. I’m in a subdivision people. I very well can’t plant an acre of corn. However, my three little ones are doing great! In fact, I see what I would assume (to the non-corn-growing-eye) are two…

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Hello my baby, hello my darlin’, hello my Cilantro!

I finally picked the first sprig off of my from-seed Cilantro plant.  I’m not sure why I am so fascinated with it this year.  Last year was horrible for my Cilantro plant.  We had a horrible drought that it clearly did not like.  I didn’t know I wasn’t supposed to let it flower or it…

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