Foods

When hunger strikes, visitors to the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival can choose from two dozen old-time foods prepared by local families and civic groups.  This is the place for real homemade Blue Ridge country foods–no hamburgers and hot dogs here–all prepared on site.

Some visitors come just to eat their way through the festival.  Here’s a sampling of what attracts them:

  • Pork Barbecue
  • Fried Fish Dinner
  • Chili Beans
  • Fried Apple Pies
  • Cakes and Pies
  • Black Pot Chicken
  • Popcorn
  • Pork Skins
  • Apple Butter
  • Apple Cider
  • Honey
  • Ham Biscuits
  • Pumpkins
  • Fried Chicken
  • Brunswick Stew
  • Fresh Ground Buckwheat and Cornmeal
  • Molasses
  • Pumpkin Butter
  • Funnel Cakes
  • Hard Tack Candy
  • BBQ Chicken
  • Biscuits and Rolls
  • Kettle Coffee
  • Cake Donuts
  • Roasted Peanuts
  • Ice Cream
  • Fresh Apples

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