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Microgreens are the young seedlings of edible plants. They are tiny and yet packed with nutrients.  Here at the Well Fed Community Garden, we are usually growing 20 or more trays of microgreens in our small greenhouse. They are easy and quick to grow. We plant...

The prestigious British Economist magazine has declared 2019 to be “The Year of the Vegan”. The New York Times has had 8 separate articles on vegan diets since September 2018. Movies* are promoting the health and environmental benefits of a vegan diet. Irregardless Cafe is offering...

Veganuary is a month-long opportunity and challenge for anyone interested in the vegan lifestyle. As a winner in OpenTable's Top 50 vegetarian restaurants in the US, we are taking part by featuring Vegan specials from January 8 - February 3, 2019. From lunch, dinner, and desserts, you can find...

Veganuary is a world wide movement that encourages everyone to try out vegan* meal options in the month of January. Check out the Veganuary website. Irregardless Cafe, which has been offering vegan meals every day since it opened in 1975, invites you to sample some of its...

Triangle Restaurant Week is a week-long celebration of culinary excellence designed to incorporate the premier Triangle area restaurants. We will be offering several fixed price, 3-course menu options to choose from January 22 - 27, 2019. Why choose us? Learn about our 44-year history in Raleigh. To...

Catering knowledge might not be your forte! So, here is our guide to help you determine which service is best for you. Is it more convenient for that small business meeting to have a quick meal dropped off or would you rather enjoy the party...

Written by Janette Adams, WFCG Produce Assistant October brought us the last of the summer vegetables, sweet potatoes, lots of greens, and our first harvest of turmeric and ginger! With the temperature cooling down, our peppers hung in there until this past week. Our volunteers worked hard...

As interest in healthy, sustainable dietary options grow, people are increasingly turning to vegetarian and vegan lifestyles. OpenTable has released its list of the 50 Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in America, detailing the best dining establishments for those in search of greener eating options. The list spanned 15...

In the midst of Raleigh’s restaurant boom, we have noticed that the everyday dining experience is changing from a round-table gathering with 3 courses to quick bites in food bowls on picnic benches. Next time you’re lost looking for a place to eat on Yelp,...

In 1970 during the summer of my sophomore to junior year in college, a good friend Alan Nagel, and I decided to go to Europe for a summer vacation/work adventure. I had a distant cousin by marriage who owned a shoe factory in Verona, Italy....