Yadkin Valley Magazine November-December 2019

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MADE in the Yadkin Valley

Shanta Faison and her grandmother’s collard greens.

From Our Pots, to Your Plates Although production began in 2017, Rosey Bloom’s has a rich history that spans the past 85 years of culinary excellence. Born in 1930 to a family of factory workers and sharecroppers, Rosetta L. Bloom began providing her cooking expertise at a young age; only getting better and better with time. Even while attending university, she never failed to satiate her family and friends’ appetites who kept begging for more! By using homemade seasonings to enhance the flavor pallet of each meal and experimenting with food was her passion. Cooking meals on a budget with only the freshest ingredients was her speciality. Prior to falling ill in 1990, Rosetta made sure to pass her cooking knowledge and skills to her granddaughter Shanta Faison, who has continued here culinary legacy in the sharing of her gift in the form of Rosey Bloom’s Collard Greens. Within every jar of Rosey Bloom’s is a ton of history and love. “It’s 46

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our hope that upon your first taste, you are taken back to your childhood memories of grandma’s cooking. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, Rosey Bloom’s Collard Greens was created out of the passion to provide health-conscious and hungry consumers with an all-natural, fresh and convenient product without sacrificing quality or taste.The goal is to deliver flavorful and nutritious greens with garden freshness. “Since we value what you put into your body, we make sure that Rosey Bloom’s collards are hand-picked and sourced from certified local farmers. Our standard ensures the highest quality product with no use of chemicals or pesticides. All natural, Rosey Bloom’s Collards come in the Traditional Style with Smoked Turkey and the Vegetarian Recipe. Both jars are available individually, in combination of one of each or by half/full boxes that you can order online: roseybloom.com Shanta has confided this idea is the hardest job to

do—wash, cut, cook and season. Need your Rosey Bloom’s NOW? Visit the listed retail stores below to pick up your jar…plus much more! Whether ordered online (California to Florida!) or picked up in a retail store—26 across the country, freshness and boldness of flavors in every jar are guaranteed. “From Our Pots, To Your Plates,” Rosey Bloom celebrated its first year anniversary this past fall. Elkin: Yadkin Valley General Store Winston-Salem: Buie’s Market, Mast General Store and Downtown Bodega Kernersville: Muster & Crutchfield Lexington: Conrad & Hinkle

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