Fred Thompson is a food and travel writer, photographer and is owner of Edible Piedmont. His focus is on cooking locally raised pastured meats and fresh local foods and gathering stories of fisherman, farmers, chefs, and producers of North Carolina foods.
He is the author of 12 cookbooks, including Fred Thompson’s Southern Sides, Barbecue Nation: 350 Hot-off-the-Grill, Tried-and-True Recipes from America's Backyard and The Big Book of Fish and Shellfish: More than 250 Terrific Recipes. He is the Weekend Gourmet columnist for the Raleigh News and Observer.
You can see him on My CarolinaToday every Wednesday in a segment called Edible Whole Foods.