Why the new look? Journey to a new website

When we first got started as a nonprofit, we called ourselves The Abundance Foundation, because we believed, and still do believe, in the theory of abundance – that there is […]

The 7th Annual Amazing Pepper Festival


PepperFest comes at the perfect time to celebrate the year’s harvest, enjoy the cooler weather after summer’s intense heat, and savor the deliciousness of Carolina peppers! It’s a chance to hang out with your friends, listen to fantastic live music, and sample all you can eat of pepper-themed dishes and beverages, made by dozens of star chefs, brewers, distillers and more, from central N.C.

Phil Cook headlining PepperFest

We are thrilled about the PepperFest headliner this year.  Phil Cook has wowed us for years, from his days playing keys in Deyarmond Edison, to his years as the banjo […]

Why Peppers Matter

The Amazing Pepper Festival got its start six years ago as a celebration of the seed saving work of Doug Jones at Piedmont Biofarm and a taste test of his […]