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North Country Charcuterie Crafting Cured Meats with an Ohio Twist

Business Profiles — February 5, 2016 at 8:00 am
There are a lot of local artisans in the food space – bakers, bread makers, coffee roasters – but what there are not a lot of are salami swamis. That’s the self-proclaimed title of James Forbes, the chef behind North Country Charcuterie. The business is family affair with mother Jane Forbes dubbed the salami mama and brother Duncan Forbes, salami monger. With mom lending business knowledge...

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There are a lot of local artisans in the food space – bakers, bread makers, coffee roasters – but what there are not a lot of are salami swamis. That’s the self-proclaimed title of James Forbes, the chef behind North Country Charcuterie. The business is family affair with mother Jane...
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