Original Air Date: October 24, 2015
Mountain Research Station
265 Test Farm Road
Waynesville, NC 28786
The Mountain Research Station reflects the diversity of agriculture in Western North Carolina. It’s purpose is to provide information addressing the diverse needs of mountain farmers, and to research new enterprises and crops. The station hosts events throughout the year including field days, station tours and educational workshops for various area groups. The station also hosts a summer day camp for area children.
The Market Place
20 Wall St.
Asheville, NC 28801
Under the ownership and culinary guidance of Chef William Dissen, The Market Place Restaurant focuses on providing farm fresh ingredients create simple dishes with explosive flavors. Chef Dissen has been named one of America’s “Most Sustainable Chefs” for his commitment to using ingredients from within 100 miles of the restaurant.
Recipes courtesy William Dissen
- Butter Bean Honey Glazed Pork Shoulder with Butter Beans, Morels, Confit Tomatoes, Grilled Garlic Scapes
- Saffron & Wildflower Honey Crème Brulee
- Tempura Fried Squash Blossom, Green Pea & Chevre, Romesco Sauce, Pea Greens & Radish