Piedmont Culinary Guild is a 501 C3 non-profit organization founded on the principle idea that sharing resources and promoting educational opportunities can help develop and secure our local food system. We are committed to sharing our strengths and building our local food economy.
PCG Food & Beverage Symposium
This year the Symposium will be a three-day event – with the main symposium being Saturday/Sunday, March 11-12 .. with a special add-on ServSafe workshop on Friday, March 10. Plus a Symposium kickoff party and special order/fire screening at Free Range Brewing on Friday night
The keynote speaker be noted Charlotte historian Tom Hanchett .. speaking on the topic, “Food from Home”
On a small road off Route 160, the greenhouses of Tega Hills Farm huddle amidst orange construction barrels and the onslaught of a new housing development across the street. Here Mindy Robinson shows off a few of the nine varieties of lettuce upon which she and husband Mark have built a reputation.
Community Supported Agriculture or CSA is a personal relationship between you and the farmer. A number of Piedmont Culinary Guild farmers offer CSAs. The following PCG members have shared their info with us to share with you.
If you are a farmer or gardener, your mailbox has started receiving its annual pilgrimage of seed catalogs. It can get more than a little confusing. Understanding these terms will help you make important decisions about the varieties of seeds you select and the seed companies you support.
Recent Job Postings
Rowland’s Row Family Farm, in Gold Hill, NC, has immediate openings for part-time and full-time farmhands to assist with a wide variety of tasks related to the production, harvest and sale of produce and poultry. These positions will average 20-40 hours and wages will be commensurate with experience.
Carolina Craft Butchery, opening this Spring in Davidson, NC, is accepting resumes for full and part-time butchers. Qualified applicants must have prior experience in commercial meat processing – candidates with extensive experience in retail meat processing will be given top consideration.
Carolina Artisan Bread, in Charlotte, NC, has an immediate opening for an Assistant Baker and Delivery Driver. Both positions may be filled by a single person, or two, depending on applicants. No prior professional experience necessary.
Where You Can Find Us
You can find Piedmont Culinary Guild members throughout the area, including restaurants, farms, farmer’s markets, purveyors, artisan food companies, and other establishments where “supporting our own” takes front and center. Please join us by supporting those who support our neighbors.
How You Can Help
Your considerate and appreciated tax-deductible contribution will be used specifically to drive our mission forward, provide needed scholarships to active chefs and farmers for continued education and to students pursuing honorable careers in agriculture and in the culinary arts.