Sheri Castle is the host of The Key Ingredient, a cooking show from PBS. She is also an award-winning professional food writer, recipe developer, and cooking teacher known for melding stories, humor, and culinary expertise. Sheri grew up in her beloved Blue Ridge Mountains and now lives in the NC Piedmont. Farmers markets, great stories, and a deep love of nature are a few of her favorite things. She’ll be appearing at Word of South with the musical group the Kenny Hill Band, and samplings of some of her recipes will be made available to the audience.