Hemp Seeds – A Gift of Nature

A bowl of hempseeds displayed next to a bottle hemp oil.

Hemp seeds are the most nutritious seed in the world. They have a concentrated balance of proteins, essential fats, vitamins and enzymes, combined with a relative absence of sugar, starches and saturated fats. Hemp Seeds are one of nature’s Super Foods. Raw hemp provides a broad spectrum of health benefits, including: weight loss, increased and sustained energy, rapid recovery from disease or injury, lowered cholesterol and blood pressure, reduced inflammation, improvement in circulation and immune system as well as natural blood sugar control. The hemp “seed” is actually a simple…

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AGRIBUSINESS NEWS – Founder’s Hemp

First, and perhaps most importantly, hemp is not marijuana. This is important because, if you grew up in the anti-marijuana days, you may have some preconceived ideas about marijuana and most likely, none of them are good. This article is about the facts and future related to hemp and how a local Asheboro businessman, Bob Crumley, has started a company, Founder’s Hemp, to achieve the ”reintroduction of hemp into the United States and the world while bringing you a diversity of high quality products.” Chances are, you are using or…

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Strawberry Coconut Milk Scones

Nothing better on a rainy spring morning than hot Strawberry Coconut Milk Scones, made with fresh Whitaker Farm strawberries, and a cup of coffee.  Print Recipe Strawberry Coconut Milk Scones Course Breads, Breakfast Cuisine American Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 15-18 minutes Servings Scones Ingredients 4 cups all-purpose flour1 cup granulated sugar I reduce the sugar to 3/44 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp salt2/3 cups cold unsalted butter, coarsely grated 11 tblsp (1-1/3 sticks)1-1/3 cup coconut milk 1 14 oz can2 cups fresh strawberries diced1 lemon zest the skin of…

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Irish heritage extends to the kitchen, too

Although not necessarily known for its cuisine, Ireland does boast many delicious dishes that have withstood the test of time. Sampling some of these hearty and delicious dishes may not require a trip overseas, especially for people who live in communities with a heavy Irish influence. Many eateries and chefs are rediscovering Ireland’s culinary heritage. Here’s what you might find on the menu. · Irish stew: Irish stew is the ultimate in one-pot cooking. Traditionally made with mutton, Irish stew is stewed for hours until tender. Potatoes, onions and carrots…

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Luna’s Speakeasy Bar & Restaurant Live Music, Spirits, & Great Food

Although Halloween is over, Downtown Asheboro is about to get a treat…Luna’s Speakeasy Bar & Restaurant is opening soon on Sunset Avenue, a new full service bar and restaurant. Danny Green, owner of Blue Luna Tattoo & Piercing at the corner of Sunset Avenue and Church Street, has turned his expertise to renovating and decorating the Saloon building on Sunset Avenue. With his unique aesthetic, he has put together an array of beautiful antiques and creative décor that is sure to catch your eye, no matter where you look (hint:…

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