Story by Katherine Bailey; photos by Local Flavor
Local Flavor, a new café, market, and catering kitchen specializing in organic and local food has replaced Olivia’s Too at 809 College Hill Rd. near Pat Lamar Park.
Owned and operated by Melody Sharp, Local Flavor’s menu offers options ranging from sandwiches to burgers to salads. The cafe also squeezes its own fresh juices and brews its own teas daily.
Sharp says she chose to label Local Flavor as a café and market because she hopes to grow the market side of the store. There are currently refrigerators full of fresh local eggs, grass-fed beef, hormone-free and free-range chickens, as well as to-go casseroles. Additional coolers display fresh local produce that will continue to expand as the growing season continues.
In a tempting case at the counter, an array of cookies, brownies and cakes are available every day. Local Flavor also caters, offering many of its selections for special events.
Hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (perfect for grabbing a juice in the morning and/or produce in the evening) with lunch starting at 11:00 a.m. Saturday hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
For more information, call 662-234-4443 or visit the Local Flavor Facebook page here.
Katherine Bailey is a freelance writer from Oxford now based in Atlanta.