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Apr 3, 2024

Nourishing Roots: Exploring Local CSA Programs and Farm Events

Photo Credit: Freedom Acres Farm Contributor: Jamie Richardson   In recent years, there has been a growing interest in locally sourced produce and sustainable farming practices. Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs have emerged as a popular way for individuals and families to connect with local farms, enjoy fresh seasonal produce, and support sustainable agricultural practices. Alongside CSAs, various farm events provide opportunities for people to engage with local farmers while enjoying local fare and the vibrant community atmosphere. In this article, we’ll highligh…

Mar 12, 2024

Eat Cakes Bakery: A Rise from Hobby to Downtown Darling

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Get all of your Easter treats from this local bakery in Downtown Kannapolis. 📍 Eat Cakes Bakery, 141 West Avenue, Kannapolis, NC 28081 Website | Facebook | Instagram Donna Taylor’s journey from hobby cake maker to successful bakery owner of Eat Cakes Bakery in Downtown Kannapolis wasn’t easy. She has overcome challenges including pandemic disruptions, malfunctioning ovens, and uncertain beginnings with determination and community support. From Gym to Oven: The Unexpected Start While Taylor has owned her business for four years, her j…

Mar 4, 2024

Cabarrus County’s Burger Madness 2024: A Month-Long Culinary Adventure!

Annual burger contest showcases creativity of local chefs with more irresistible burger creations than ever before! For the fourth consecutive year, Cabarrus Burger Madness is back during the month of March. Diners are invited to indulge in limited-time burgers at participating restaurants and cast a vote for their favorite. The 2024 contest takes place from March 1-31 and the winner will be crowned on April 3. New this year, diners can track their tasty tour of Cabarrus County with an interactive map and unlock the ability to vote for their favorite burger with the free Cabarrus Bu…

Feb 27, 2024

Popping Success: A Flavorful Journey

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Tastebuds is rebranding to Popstarz Popcorn marking a new era of expansion and philanthropy. 📍 Tastebuds Popcorn Concord, 3805 Concord Pkwy S #132, Concord, NC 28027 Website | Facebook | Instagram Derrick and Tavia Jackson are the dynamic duo behind the popcorn sensation that’s making Concord a little sweeter – Tastebuds Popcorn, a local favorite with over 200 flavors, handcrafted with love and real ingredients. Entrepreneurs at heart, they embarked on a delicious journey to bring people together through the joy of popcorn and are now …

Feb 20, 2024

Frozen Kups: Where Desserts, Family Time, and Community Spirit Blend Perfectly

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Harrisburg dessert location takes business to new heights with lots of new ways to enjoy their treats! 📍 Frozen Cups, 4481 School House Commons, Harrisburg, NC 28075 Website | Facebook | Instagram When you step inside Frozen Kups in Harrisburg, you’ll be greeted by a welcoming smile and an extensive menu of delectable desserts. Owned by Jay and Neekeesha Griffin, this premium self-service frozen yogurt and dessert destination opened its doors in June 2018 with a simple mission – to bring back family time. Over the past five and a half …

Feb 13, 2024

Social District Coming to Downtown Concord

As the final touches are being made to the Streetscape project, Downtown Concord is gearing up for another exciting development! On Aug 1st, a brand-new Social District will be introduced, adding to the city’s dynamic atmosphere. Within this district, patrons of downtown establishments holding ABC permits will have the opportunity to enjoy alcoholic beverages on sidewalks and other public areas. This initiative aims to enhance walkability, foster community engagement, and facilitate local programming. 🌟 🎨These enhancements will seamlessly complement existing events such as Art Walks…

Feb 13, 2024

Sip and Celebrate National Drink Wine Day

Every year on February 18th, wine lovers across the country raise a glass to celebrate National Drink Wine Day. Cabarrus County offers a diverse array of wine experiences that cater to all tastes and preferences. Let’s take a tour through some of the wine bars, vineyards, and other establishments in the area that are perfect for celebrating National Drink Wine Day or any other day. U.S.V.I. Wine Company 📍167 Union Street S, Concord, NC 28025 Website | Facebook | Instagram Photo Credit: USVI Wine Company Facebook Located in Concord, the U.S.V.I. Wine Company invites you to come out …

Feb 12, 2024

Cellar Door Wine Shop: Unlocking Concord’s Wine Experience

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   📍 Cellar Door Wine Shop, 2 Union St S, Concord, NC 28025 Website | Facebook | Instagram The newest addition to Cabarrus County’s wine scene, the Cellar Door Wine Shop is now OPEN! “Located in the heart of downtown Concord, at the corner of Union and Cabarrus, Cellar Door Wine Shop is your destination for high-quality wines, wine experiences, and friendly guidance.” Owners Robin and Andrew Angell had a shared vision to bring a unique wine experience to the community. Originally from Ohio, the Angells found themselves drawn to the charm of d…