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Pickle Jar Cafe

“Farm Fresh, Locally Sourced.”

In North Carolina’s culinary world, diners and restaurants alike pride themselves on local eating. Somehow, the closer to home the food is grown, the better it tastes. At the Pickle Jar Cafe in Pittsboro, that statement could not be truer. In supporting local farmers and sustainability, their impact in the community runs much deeper than delicious meals.

As their chef, Mario Robledo says, “We strongly believe in supporting our local farmers, shopping small and overall sustainability.”

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What’s Hoppenin’ at House of Hops

24 rotating draft beers, 400 bottled and canned beers, fill or buy a growler – it’s all available at House of Hops! Opening in Pittsboro just two months ago, this delicious pit stop keeps their taps running and their customers intrigued with a unique selection of hoppy beverages. What goes best with a cool, summer drink? Outdoor music! House of Hops welcomes Sounds of Summer to their patio along with a multitude of North Carolina performers. Find out more about how your summer could sound, and taste, a bit better with House of Hops:

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Summerfest in a Small Town

As the days get even longer, we find ourselves growing even closer to this year’s Summerfest in Pittsboro, NC! This year, join us as we sponsor the second annual celebration of summertime festivities. Mark your calendars for Sunday, July 1st from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. in downtown Pittsboro, at 8 Hillsboro Street. Keep this annual tradition going!

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A Day at Celebrity Dairy

Take a break from the pace of the city and enjoy all the comforts of home at Celebrity Dairy. As a 300-acre dairy in rural Chatham County, you are surrounded by a plethora of homemade products, ranging from pastries, to preserves, to soaps. Their products and services are perfect for a variety of events and occasions for a “staycation” or welcoming guests to the Siler City area.

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Open Studio in Fearrington Village

When it comes to lodging, dining, shopping and spa treatments, Fearrington Village has your list covered. What you may not know is that Fearrington Village is called home to many local artists and their studios. This month, artists will be opening the doors to their very own studios to invite you to see their creativity at work for free. From Saturday, April 14th and Sunday, April 15th, we hope to see you with your own new piece of art!

Within this guide to Fearrington Village’s Open Studio Tour, find some useful tips for purchasing your first piece!

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Take Root at the Root Cellar

Now that we are a few weeks into the New Year, you may be thinking, “What’s new for me to try?” Make this the year one to support local businesses in and around the Chatham County area. To start with, look no further than Pittsboro’s new addition, The Root Cellar. Located at 35 Suttles Road – Penguin Place, they are now open for a tasty breakfast, lunch or dinner experience!

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Feasting on Fall

As Southerners, what’s not to love about local North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia seafood? From oysters, to crabs, to shrimps, there’s not much left to be desired at the hands of master chefs, James Clark and Bill Hartley. After celebrating a prominent success as the executive chef and executive sous chef at The Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill, the pair decided to open up their newest venture- Postal Fish Company.

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Bringing the Heat to the Season

A few weeks ago, you read about many of the fall festivals that are taking place in the Chatham County area. This week, we hope you are gearing up your anticipation and palate for the 10th Annual Pepperfest! Located at Briar Chapel’s Meadow Park in Chapel Hill on Sunday, September 24 from 3 p.m.-6 p.m., there is plenty of time left to plan your visit.

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Paradise at Powell Place

Powell Place

Powell Place, a community for new homes and townhomes in Pittsboro, NC looks forward to welcoming you as their new neighbor! With affordable options available in a variety of styles and sizes of beautifully furnished homes, it is no wonder that the award-winning real estate company, East West Partners, is behind the design. If you are looking for a convenient, cost-effective opportunity to settle down, Powell Place has your answer.

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Brewing Up Local Fun

With St. Patrick’s Day just a few short weeks away, many of you may still be in search of that perfect pub or brewery. Thanks to a little help from “the luck of the Irish,” Carolina Brewery of Chapel Hill and Pittsboro hopes that you will be spending St. Patty’s Day weekend with them!

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