Edible Whole Foods: Grilled Eggplant and Got To Be NC’s Eat Local Campaigns

Edible Whole Foods: Grilled Eggplant and Got To Be NC's Eat Local Campaigns (Image 1)
Edible Whole Foods: Grilled Eggplant and Got To Be NC's Eat Local Campaigns (Image 1)

Edible Whole Foods is sponsored by Whole Foods. Fred Thompson of Edible Piedmont Magazine talks to Jeff Thomas from NC Ag Department to talk about the Got To Be NC campaign.  The campaign highlights local farmers who provide food in the state.  In July, there will be a Dig Into Local campaign to get restaurants to serve only locally-sourced foods.

Here’s the recipe:

Grilled Eggplant:

Eggplant

Olive oil

Cut eggplant in half. Score it with hatchmarks. Drizzle with olive oil and place on grill.

Dressing Recipe: (measurements not given)

Mayonnaise

Yogurt

 Buttermilk (Mapleview Farm)

 Garlic

 Feta Cheese (Pheta Cheese from Chapel Hill Creamery )

 Basil

 Stir everything together except the basil. Add basil and fold into mixture. Serve.

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