Deep Roots Market: Making a Deep Impact on Our Community

Deep Roots Market: Making a Deep Impact on Our Community by Kristen Margo Daukas What started as a small vegetarian buying club in the ’60s by a group of friends in a Guilford College dormitory, Deep Roots Market has since become a brick and mortar business with an incredibly loyal customer base – customers – many of whom are also owners. Many of the first co-op food markets actually began during the Depression-era when food was scarce and communities needed to lean on their neighbors for both food and monetary support. In fact, towns that had co-ops had far less
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Elm Street Lounge: Upscale music venue opens in Downtown Greensboro

Elm Street Lounge: Upscale music venue opens in Downtown Greensboro by Sarah K Wilson Recently Elm Street Lounge has opened its doors downtown Greensboro on Elm Street, bringing an upscale music venue to the city. The venue is owned by William Galloway, whose passion for and love of music led him to open this unique big-city-feel bar to share with the community. The goal of the venue is to bring everyone together for a unique experience with live music every night, encompassing genres such as jazz, blues, motown, beach music, as well as some R&B. The venue is a great
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Harper’s Restaurant: farm fresh and locally sourced

Harper’s Restaurant: farm fresh and locally sourced Sarah K Wilson  Harper’s Restaurant, located at 601 Friendly center, is a well-known gem of a restaurant. Famous for its Southern American inspired cuisine, it is known for its farm fresh and locally sourced farm-to-table approach.  The menu changes seasonally based on what produce Whitaker Farms has readily available, and the farm is located in Climax, North Carolina. Whitaker Farms has been supplying Harper’s with farm fresh ingredients for over ten years, and helps to give Harper’s its unique flair and exquisite taste.  The restaurant has been serving the Triad since 1993, and
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Local hotels and the Guilford County Hotel Association give back to the community

Local hotels and the Guilford County Hotel Association give back to the community Local hotels and the Guilford County Hotel Association give back to the community through a variety of fundraising efforts, volunteer opportunities, and projects such as their ongoing Blanket and Linen drive that allows hotels’ discarded items to help those in need through a variety of local charities.  This month they are helping the Out of the Garden Project. Hunger robs children of their potential to grow and thrive every day. In Guilford County, our hunger statistics are staggering, with 2 of every 3 students needing free or
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