From Our Kitchen To Yours – Shrimp & Grits

Posted by on Jan 13, 2015 in General | 0 comments

From Our Kitchen To Yours – Shrimp & Grits

Few dishes represent southern cuisine better than shrimp & grits. At first, shrimp & grits seem like an odd couple – seafood for breakfast? The concept is uncommon. But we can’t let that hold us back, for we would be depriving ourselves and others of this extremely compatible combination! Often associated with the South, shrimp and grits originated in the low country of Georgia & South Carolina, specifically in Charleston. Due to it’s undeniable appeal, it then spread to the rest of the South, and then into other...

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Resolve to Eat Local in 2015!

Posted by on Jan 2, 2015 in General | 0 comments

Resolve to Eat Local in 2015!

Make it your best year yet by eating good, local food! Here at the Saxapahaw General Store, we source many of our ingredients from farms and producers in the triad & triangle. Without local farmers, we’d be nothing! With their help, we can create delicious and nutritious dishes. So much love and care goes into the food that has been grown & prepared in this little village. It’s a dream come true! Really, the reasons for eating local are endless, but here are a few more points to consider when you’re at the...

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Holiday Gift Baskets from SGS!

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 in General, Grocery | 0 comments

Holiday Gift Baskets from SGS!

In search of the perfect gift for a loved one or family member? Look no further! The Saxapahaw General Store Master Basket Crew has got you covered. These little elves are working hard to create unique gift baskets that will be sure to bring joy to all. There are baskets for everyone – filled with great gifts and local swag from our NC community. Here’s a sampling of what we have to offer: -Try the Saxy Men’s basket for the handsome devil in your life – complete with Wild Carrot Mountain Man lotion and other men’s grooming items....

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Bearded Bros Love Bearded Bros!!

Posted by on Dec 5, 2014 in General, Grocery | 0 comments

Bearded Bros Love Bearded Bros!!

New to our shelves – Bearded Brothers organic energy bars! These energy bars will meet your every needs! They are 100% natural, nut free, raw, vegan friendly, gluten & soy free! And they even have compostable packaging! Flavors include outrageous orange kale, radical raspberry lemon, fabulous ginger peach, bodacious blueberry vanilla, and mega maca chocolate. Great for healthy snacking.

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Winter is Coming…

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in General, Grocery | 0 comments

Winter is Coming…

As everyone knows, some things just taste better during the colder months. Hot chocolate. Spicy chili. Dark beers. These are the things that make the cold weather worth it. Here are a few tried & true methods to help survive the brisk chills and frosty temperatures. Hot Chocolate/Hot Tea. Here at the store, we carry the Village Bakehouse’s very own hot chocolate blend. This beverage tastes like heaven, and will be sure to keep you warm on a cold winter’s evening. If chocolate is not to your liking, we also carry locally grown herbal tea...

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A Cook and a Baker

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in General | 0 comments

A Cook and a Baker

It’s often assumed that the culinary world is split into two teams: you’re either a cook or a baker. Amelia Atkins had always considered herself to be on team ‘cook’. So how did she end up as our brilliant in-house baker at the Saxapahaw General Store? She first pursued her passion for cooking in Northern California, where she prepared thoughtful meals for summer program participants at an environmental center and working farm. Her journey then led her to Saxapahaw, where she joined the team here in the general store. It...

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Staff Holiday Party 2013

Posted by on Dec 10, 2013 in General | 0 comments

Staff Holiday Party 2013

Many, many thanks to the SGS staff, the catering crew, our families, and the dear friends of the store for a remarkable year.  You are creative in your work, generous with your care, and bright in your presence.  Our cups runneth over. The happiest of holiday seasons to all.  –Cameron, Jeff and Ella...

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Let there be. . .CHEESE!

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013 in Grocery | 0 comments

Let there be. . .CHEESE!

At SGS, we have really beefed up our cheese selection for the winter–because a cold day needs a fire, a warming drink, and an amazing cheese plate.  You’ll find a range of prices, from a great everyday provolone and a smashing cheddar from Ashe County Cheese to Thomasville Tomme, a piquant semi-soft cheese from Georgia’s Sweetgrass Dairy, and Chapel Hill Creamery’s Carolina Moon brie-style variety. For the winter, these delights are available in our produce case, next to accoutrements for your plates, including apples,...

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New Products December 2013

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013 in Grocery | 0 comments

New Products December 2013

We’re proud to link up with these high-integrity companies to offer the following products, available now at SGS: Roots and Branches Crackers from Asheville. Perfect for your cheese plates. Delicate and flavorful. Skinfare from Asheville.  Responsible, clean skin care products.                                                                                                                                                                        Legendary Sunshine,  a locally produced energy drink from...

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Nothing says “I love you” like a gift from the gas station. . .

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013 in General | 0 comments

Nothing says “I love you” like a gift from the gas station. . .

At holiday time, SGS is sticking to our mission to provide local, fresh, well-made and consciously sourced items for our guests—whether they’re dining in or buying treats to share.  Here are just a few of the options for your winter holiday needs: Custom or Pre-made holiday gift baskets!  Wines, beers, local sweets, chocolates, and more. The perfect beers and wines for your holiday party needs, stocked at a range of prices and profiles. For host gifts, stocking stuffers and small holiday presents, check out our new cheese boards and knives,...

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