This relaxed wedding has such sweet details — the cute harvest rustic farm items like the woven baskets and apples, the adorable umbrellas (make the most of a rainy wedding day and invest in some cute rain gear!), and the vintage donut cart. read more…

Seize the Donut!

The term “organic donuts” may sound oxymoronic, but Charlottesville’s Matt Rohdie and Jen Downey, husband-and-wife proprietors of Carpe Donut, have reinvigorated the homely holed hunk of fried dough. They’ve been selling their sweet morning treat out of a cherry-red cart, with its black highlights and hand-painted sign, for three years. read more…

Street food kicks it up a notch

With little overhead and just a few menu options, one person can run a food truck all by himself. He can be chef, driver, owner, waiter and recipe tester. “The way to do it is to make three items and do them well,” says Matt Rohdie, owner-operator of Carpe Donut, which serves homemade cider doughnuts in Charlottesville, Va. “I’m not going to have room to be

Dunkin’ Donuts, so I have to stick to serving one type of doughnut, locally roasted coffee and hot mulled cider. And people love it.”. read more…

Carpe Donut Stand Serves Up Tasty Pastry

Food stands are usually filled with hot dogs, pretzels, or ice cream, but Carpe Donut is not your average stand. The stand features only one type of treat, organic apple cider donuts. read more…

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