Joyce Pinson Friends Drift Inn Writing and Television

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Joyce Pinson Friends Drift Inn Columnist, Television Host, Blogger, Speaker

Joyce Pinson writes features focusing on farm-to-table from the perspective of a Baby Boomer in Appalachia. She has written about the Spring Lambing Season, Honeybees, Heirloom Gardening, Farmers Markets, and Home Canning. With a background in agriculture and a passion for Appalachian Foodways, Joyce brings a unique insight to the local food scene. Since January of 2011 Joyce Pinson has interviewed Sean Brock, The Voltaggio Brothers, Jeremy Ashby, Edward Lee, Anthony Lamas, Matt Jamie, Ouita Michel, and Kim O’Donnel.

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  • Lexington Herald Leader Appalachian Agriculture
  • Recent Magazine Articles

  • Rare Finds: Heirloom Beans Edible Ohio Valley Winter January 2013
  • Cushaw Magazine Article All Things Country Sept 2012 by Joyce Pinson
  • Regional Newspaper Column

    Local Food Heros

    Recipes and Produce with Local Flavor

    Beyond the Mountains…Bridging the Miles Chefs

    View Friends Drift Inn with Joyce Pinson Television Episodes

    Chef Jeremy Ashby Peach Pepper Chutney Recipe

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    About the Author

    Joyce Friend Pinson is a regional farm-to-table columnist for the Appalachian-News Express. She is a local television host. Her column show and blog, Friends Drift Inn, explores food, gardening, and real life farm-to-table stories from the perspective of a baby boomer in Appalachia. Joyce has a background in agriculture, media, and small business. Joyce is an heirloom gardening addict and home canner. She has a penchant for big hats, pointy toed shoes, and bourbon. Along with her husband Charlie, Joyce really does live in a barn where they ballroom dance. And laugh. And cook. And giggle.