The Cardoon: In All Its Glory
You’ve probably seen a few things on your plate at the Harvest Table that you wouldn’t find at your average diner or grocer. Because we source our food locally and seasonally, we are able to experiment with a wide range of fruit and vegetable varieties at the restaurant. As a grower, this gives me an opportunity to grow out-of-the-ordinary vegetables, and know that I have a market for them (Thanks, Philip!). Those of you that have ever seen our booth at the Farmer’s Market kn
From our Chef: what is Neo-Appalachian food?
This is probably the question I have been asked the most since I arrived at the Harvest Table a little more than a year ago; and every time we ponder the answer, another question arises: What exactly is Appalachian Food? I hope to share what Appalachian food means to me and why we like to call what we cook “Neo-Appalachian.” The first thing that comes to mind in every conversation about mountain cooking are memories of special dishes that were made by the whole family. Some m