March/April 2018

March/April 2018
Discover your dream dwelling in our special guide to Western North Carolina's top private communities

A trove of declassified documents unveils Carl Duckett’s unlikely journey from small-town roots to top CIA official

Leah Wong Ashburn shepherds Asheville’s craft beer pioneer into a new era

Jill Towery’s Salmagundi line finds a place in North Carolina’s furniture tradition

“I think it’s so fascinating what goes on around us in nature.”

Fox Den Loop at Lake James State Park

Spring into the season with plant sales and garden events aplenty

From famous roots, Casey Kristofferson crafts her own musical path

A new trail guide puts mountain flower hikes into lovely focus

Meet the nearly invisible (and nearly indestructible) tardigrade

Buncombe open-data advocates celebrate a year of letting the sunshine in

Meet WNC’s new additions to the National Register of Historic Places

For Veterans Healing Farm, cultivating community is job one

Long valued by the Cherokee, this wild leafy green has lots to offer

Carl Peverall’s stone sculptures evoke both permanence and reinvention

The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

A new conference spotlights Asheville’s role in addressing climate change

Fine Euro-American cuisine created under an expert hand, served in charming and eclectic surroundings

Two Henderson County brothers are rocking the plant world

A North Asheville couple brings a historic home tastefully back to life and offers tips on renovating

Two new cookbooks salute the region’s produce and culinary heritage

Smiling Hara’s hard-won recipe for success

Savor the season with a Japanese-inspired dish from Chef Stan Chamberlain of Gaijin Noodle Bar

Asheville’s historic S&W building serves up a tasteful new venture

A new festival showcases the best of Hendersonville’s eats and drinks