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About Marianna Chapman

Marianna Chapman spent two years trying to persuade her husband to get back to "real work" before joining the family food business in 2011. Before that, Marianna worked as a business consultant, writing frequently for her popular business blog, Results Revolution, producing a web-based business TV show, consulting and speaking regularly to national audiences on small business development and community marketing topics. As a farmer's daughter, Marianna is privileged to be an ambassador for Southern food products, the South's farming community and the amazing local chefs who prepare our food.
Latest Posts | By Marianna Chapman
Why You Should Plan to Attend Chefs for Farmers 2017
1 year ago

Why You Should Plan to Attend Chefs for Farmers 2017

Last September, we had the privilege of attending Chefs for Farmers, a farm-to-table homage hosted in Dallas, Texas each fall. Chefs for Farmers stands out as the most inspiring culinary …
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Enjoy the Flavor of Single Estate Rice
2 years ago

Enjoy the Flavor of Single Estate Rice

As with all of our food supply, rice isn’t just rice. If you want to feed your family and friends extraordinary easy to prepare meals ranging from soulful to exotic, …
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“Ecologically Grown” Rice Really Does Taste Better
2 years ago

“Ecologically Grown” Rice Really Does Taste Better

When it comes to artisan grown rice products, there’s a serious new player in town.

Meet the Wagner Farm Family

Earlier this year, I met father/son farmers, Mike and Lawrence Wagner …
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[Recipe] Garlicky Potato & Zucchini Hash
2 years ago

[Recipe] Garlicky Potato & Zucchini Hash

There’s really nothing I love more than a stroll through a farmers market. Summer brings an extraordinary amount of pleasure for me when our Creator’s cornucopia of bold, ripe summer …
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[HOW TO] 7 Simple Ways to Enjoy Strawberries
2 years ago

[HOW TO] 7 Simple Ways to Enjoy Strawberries

It’s strawberry season, and that means sweet, bright red gems at an approachable price are donning the shelves of all of our local markets and giving us reason to visit …
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My First Peanut Farm Tour
3 years ago

My First Peanut Farm Tour

I grew up on a farm. Our commodity crops were soybeans and corn and cotton. We grew sweet corn and a lot of vegetables and had an orchard filled with …
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Simon Majumdar’s Sweet + Spicy Peanut Recipe
3 years ago

Simon Majumdar’s Sweet + Spicy Peanut Recipe

When celebrity food broadcaster and author, Simon Majumdar, spent a few days with us in April, he demo’d this recipe for Sweet + Spicy Peanuts which quickly became a crowd …
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Meet Sweet Grass Dairy and their Asher Blue
3 years ago

Meet Sweet Grass Dairy and their Asher Blue

We love this story from our archives about our first introduction to Sweet Grass Dairy from Thomasville, Georgia, and their Asher Blue Cheese, still a favorite today, and today, one …
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Visit Memphis (Almost) Like a Local
4 years ago

Visit Memphis (Almost) Like a Local

Looking to fill your soul with a visit to the capitol of the Mid-South, Memphis, Tennessee? Whether you plan to visit for an evening out or for a week-long vacation, …
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Feeding the Soul of Memphis
4 years ago

Feeding the Soul of Memphis

Recently, we attended the Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) Conference in Memphis, Tennessee. At the Smokin’ TASTE of Memphis Event held for our conference at the STAX Museum of American …
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