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November 13, 2009

A (Mount) Pleasant taste

When you call Marvin's Fresh Farmhouse a local restaurant, you're saying a lot.

It's a country restaurant in a small town, with a down-home menu that is literally down on the farm. Almost all of the meat and vegetables are from local farms.

Marvin is Marvin Bost. He and his wife, Cabarrus County extension agent Debbie Bost, live on a state-recognized "century farm" - meaning a farm that has been farmed in the same family for more than 100 years - although their 145-acre spread actually dates back to an original land grant to Marvin's ancestors.

Read more in the Charlotte Observer

Posted by Dave at November 13, 2009 09:22 AM