About the Author
Jamie DeMent owns Coon Rock Farm in Hillsborough, North Carolina, and Piedmont Restaurant in Durham with her husband Richard Holcomb. She spends her days writing about food and farming and planting, harvesting, cooking, and selling products from her farm. Her first cookbook,The Farmhouse Chef: Recipes and Stories from My Carolina Farm was published in 2017 by the University of North Carolina Press. She is also a guest lecturer at UNC Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, and Duke University and teaches cooking classes at schools and restaurants throughout the country.