UNC-TV series 'Flavor, NC' showcases the state's farms and local foods
Settle back on the sofa and get ready to take a trip down home to "Flavor, NC," the heart and soul of local food in North Carolina. This 10-episode series airs Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. through Nov. 12 on UNC-TV.
"Flavor, NC" is more than an address and more than a state of mind. "Flavor, NC" is the crossroads where the best of homegrown Tar Heel agricultural specialties meet up with the people and places who nurture that bounty.
Rolling out the welcome mat in "Flavor, NC" is Lisa Prince, a talented, engaging and down-to-earth food pro on a mission to get North Carolina cooking local again. "Flavor, NC" savors the tastes of North Carolina and celebrates the farmers and food artisans working to keep Tar Heel agriculture growing.
You just never know who you're gonna meet and what you're gonna taste when you visit "Flavor, NC."
The show is produced by the EMMY-nominated team at BlueWater Media, a full-service television and video production company with offices in Raleigh and Danbury (Stokes County). UNC-TV is North Carolina's statewide public television network.
Support for the series is provided by Got to Be NC Agriculture, the official state identity program for products grown and processed by farmers and value-added food companies in North Carolina; the Currituck County Department of Travel and Tourism; Got to Be N.C. Seafood and Whole Foods Market.
Show dates and featured locations follow:
- Oct 1 – Weeping Radish Brewery & Butchery, Currituck County, featuring microbrewed beer, sausage and pate;
- Oct. 8 – Smith's Blue-berries and Cornerstone Tea in Benson, showcasing blueberries;
- Oct. 15 – Sunburst Trout Farms, Canton, featuring farm-raised rainbow trout;
- Oct. 22 – Maple View Dairy and Panciutto, Hills-borough, highlighting milk, buttermilk and ice cream
- Oct 29 – Old Mill of Guilford and J. Peppers, Oak Ridge and Kernersville, featuring stone ground wheat and corn ;
- Nov 5 – Brinkley Farms and Nana's, Durham and Creedmoor, featuring sweet corn;
- Nov. 12 – Seaview Crab Company and Port Land Grille, Wilmington, featuring wild-caught blue crab.