Most stores and markets around Charlotte expect to have plenty of collards in time for New Year’s.
Most stores and markets around Charlotte expect to have plenty of collards in time for New Year’s. Kathleen Purvis
Most stores and markets around Charlotte expect to have plenty of collards in time for New Year’s. Kathleen Purvis

Charlotte Observer food editor Kathleen Purvis has more than 25 years of experience in writing about food., cooking and Southern food culture. She also covers restaurant news (openings, closings, trends and food finds) and she knows where to find the best fried-chicken breakfast in town.