Mid-States Specialty Eggs, headquartered in southern Missouri, has opened a second organic egg processing and distribution facility in Berryville, Arkansas, the first of its kind in the state, to meet growing demand for organic cage-free eggs.
The spring issue of Edible Ozarkansas is out. Inside the colorful cover of an image of food waste, The Hive pastry chef Dorothy Hall offers a recipe "guide" to use the tidbits of things in the home fridge that often get tossed. The quarterly magazine's editor, Amanda Cothren, suggests buying from bulk rather than IN bulk to reduce waste. The two offer tips to navigate the bulk aisle.
MUSIC: "Lack the Faith but Not the Wine" Joshua Redman, The Bad Plus
The inaugural Fayetteville Gumbo Cookoff takes place March 5 at the historic Ozark Mountain Smokehouse off of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. To get us prepared for the event, proceeds from which will benefit the Fayetteville Natural Heritage Association and the Lib Horn Animal Shelter, we pay a visit to Maudie Schmidt in her kitchen at Cafe Rue Orleans, to learn more about what gumbo is and how to make it.