Must-know-about weekend events: An art open house tour in SJ and a food & farm fest in Philly

4 Towns 4 Arts | southjerseylocavore.com

November. I haven’t posted since November. And it’s April. Do you want to know how busy I’ve been? Of course, you don’t. So I’m just going to jump back in to posting all about our fabulous region, its great local foods and where to find them, the restaurants that support our local producers, the events that […]

Cranberry Mule Mocktail

Cranberry Mule Mocktail | southjerseylocavore.com

Last I heard, New Jersey was the third largest cranberry producing state in the country. Lots of the tart berries that end up as jellies and relishes for Thanksgiving come right from the Garden State. Cranberries and their juice are also wonderful in drinks, and I created two cranberry mocktail recipes (non-alcoholic cocktails) for Mother Nature Network. […]

New Jersey now has a small batch of craft spirit distillers

Rum distiller at Cooper River Distillers | southjerseylocavore.com

Last week I visited all the distilleries New Jersey has to offer – all two of them. Recent changes in distillery laws have made it more reasonable for those who want to brew spirits to open distilleries, and now our wonderful state is producing small batch, artisanal spirits. Last Thursday night, Cooper River Distillers held […]