Just Ripe Gets Kickstarted!

Exciting news from the Just Ripe team! Another great food place is opening in Knoxville. See below. Support these local ladies! ** Saturday, January 15 · 7:00pm – 10:30pm at John Black Photography (our wonderful neighbors!) 501 Union Avenue, at the corner of Union & Walnut in the Daylight Building Taste food by Just Ripe […]

Olive Oil Tasting!

Olive Oil Tasting Monday January 24 6:00-8:00 p.m. Public House Join UT Organic & Sustainable Crop Production Program, Slow Food, and Mockingbird Events for an evening with Lorenzo Caponetti a farmer and extra virgin olive oil producer from Tuscania, Italy. Monday January 24 at the Public House from 6:00-8:00. Using innovative farming practices Lorenzo and […]


This is the first of a new feature here at the Mockingbird Blog! One of the thing that interests me about food is, well, all the interesting people doing interesting things with food both at home and in business. Over the next few months Mockingbird will send questions to different food people for different reasons. […]

Holiday Reflections

Today I’ve been at Mockingbird sub-HQ (now that I have an office!) catching up on email, bills, dishes, and cleaning. Post-holiday cleaning is always more satisfying then Spring cleaning! I found 15 different kinds of tea in one of my kitchen cabinets. I don’t even drink tea. In between cleaning, I’ve been working on my […]