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Peregrine Farm

At Peregrine Farm, perched on the hills above the Haw River, in the Eli Whitney community of Alamance County, North Carolina, Alex and Betsy Hitt grow flowers, fruits, and vegetables. Together, they’ve tended this patch of land for 35 years, building a business and sustaining a community.

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The Sweet Auburn Curb Market

The Sweet Auburn Curb Market, located a block off Auburn Avenue in Atlanta’s historic Old Fourth Ward neighborhood, is the city’s only Municipal Market. The space has long been a source of fresh food, tradition, and community in Atlanta.

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The Blessing of the Fleet

Residents of “The Seafood Capital of Alabama” gather to hear Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi offer a blessing over the community’s fleet and fisherman whose livelihood is imperiled by the growing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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FAD: The Ambassador of Experience

At FAD Fine Dining in Marietta, Georgia, owner and self-proclaimed Ambassador of Experience Ade “Fad” Faderin serves modern Nigerian cuisine to West African expatriates and novices alike. The atmosphere is part British pub, part “buka,” or Nigerian neighborhood joint.

Phila Hach


A profile of 2015 Ruth Fertel Keeper of the Flame Award winner Phila Hach of Hachland Hill, Joelton, TN.

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Chi Mai

Mai Nguyen’s restaurant Ba Mien in New Orleans East takes inspiration from the three main regions of her home country, Vietnam.