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What's New with Locally Preserved ?!

Martha Stewart American Made Nomination

Hey y’all! We’ve been nominated for a 2014 Martha Stewart American Made Award. Here’s the deal, we need your help to become a FINALIST! They are counting our social media shares. Please visit, read all about our business and share it with everyone, every way you know how - from our MS profile. To make it easy here is the link

THANK YOU for continuing to believe in our mission - this past year has been an AMAZING journey and I could not have accomplished any of it without the love and support of each and every soul on this list. THANK YOU!

As you know, our BIG IDEA is quite a BIG one…one that will take some much needed capital. Winning the grand prize could really help us reach our goal of opening our very own production facility and our 1st restaurant location by the end of the year!

In Other News

We have recently debuted our new retail worthy front labels and added the ‘Big B' - BARCODES!

You can now buy our products in the following locations: 

Retail Locations:

Bin 428   Corner of Washington & Magazine Streets, Lower Garden District, Next to Starbucks

Grandmother’s Buttons    9814 Royal Street, St. Francisville, LA 70775

Restaurant Locations:

Dominique’s on Magazine    4213 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115


Our website is now taking orders to ship nationwide!


Good Eggs NOLA:

Farmer’s Markets:

Crescent City Thursday’s - American Can Building @ Orleans Ave 3pm - 7pm

Crecent City Saturday’s - Reily Foods parking lot corner of Magazine & Girod Streets 8am - 12pm

And more locations being added daily! 


What a Year?

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In case y’all missed the BIG news in 2013, I WON the Idea Village New Orleans Food Challenge. A new program designed to incubate New Orleans food companies to help them grow and flourish here in the city. They chose 5 NOLA based companies to participate.

As you are probably aware I do a lot of things through the brand name Feed Me Eat Pretty. I do small party catering, teach cooking classes at Langlois Culinary Crossroads, food styling and production work on food tv shows when they are filmed in NOLA and of course our delicious food products. Through the program, it became apparent that our products needed their own brand identity so…Locally Preserved was born!

Our products are not just your average foods- they are chef created to make home cooking easier and more like a restaurant experience. We use only local produce and are ONLY produced in season! That is why we offer so many amazing flavor combinations!

The fruit and simple syrups are extremely versatile. You can use them in cocktails, over desserts, pastries, for breakfast and even as glazes for meats like pork tenderloin, chicken and beef.

The sweetless jams are just that- no sugar or artificial sweeteners. Only the fruit and pectin, a dream for parents, diabetics and health food nuts alike.

The pepper jellies are not so ordinary- they don’t contain green peppers, garlic or vinegar only fruit and hot peppers. That is what I believe pepper jelly should be!

The Locally Preserved mission is to sustain farmers, create honest jobs and allow real people to eat real local food- everywhere.

In fact, we have identified 14 regions within the United States where we will preserve what is local in each area. We will do this by creating mini manufacturing facilities in each region. This ideal creates a new smaller way of food manufacturing, one that I believe will change the way the world eats.

In the upcoming months you will begin to see the change, new bottles with our new Locally Preserved labels. Even the new Locally Preserved website complete with online ordering, and of course- many many recipes!

I can’t wait to share my hard work of 2013 with all of you. 2014 will be a beautiful year, I feel that from the bottom of my heart!

Thank you for your continued support.

Thank you for enjoying and ‘Eating Pretty’ with me throughout the last amazing 4 years.

Thank you for allowing me into your homes to cook for you, your friends and most importantly your families.

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to show you how you can create chef inspired meals with ease, at home.

We would also like to take a moment to THANK all the LOCAL businesses that have given FMEP & LP overwhelming support in 2014: Tales of the Cocktail, New Orleans Moms Blog, the Idea Village, Good Eggs NOLA, Crescent City Farmers Market, the Anthropologie AnthroEvents Pop-up Market, the Southern Food & Beverage Museum and last but definitely not least Langlois Culinary Crossroads! THANK YOU!!!!

I absolutely cherish my job and what I do every day because it doesn’t feel like work. Even the many 18-hour days- they never seem to feel like work. I absolutely love what I do and hope that it cooks through to you in every jar.

Cheers to 2014!

Posted on March 26, 2014 and filed under FMEP Product Line, Idea Village.