September 2008

September 2008
History and horse racing converge in Camden

Laurey Masterton creates a midweek feast with a bounty of ingredients fresh from the market

If you’re looking for reasons to drag yourself out of bed in the morning, the Village Café in Blowing Rock offers plenty: French toast made with dense Argentinean fugasa bread; eggs Bernice with smoked turkey and tomato; Scandinavian eggs with vodka-cured salmon; crepes with Canadian bacon, Swiss cheese, and hollandaise; mimosas made with fresh-squeezed orange juice. But if you hit snooze, you won’t miss out.

Craig Tarler managed to stoke a faltering, century-old tobacco business with high-quality blends, an organic angle, and a sense of humor

Douglas Ellington and the rise of Art Deco in Asheville

Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa is cultivating the next generation of farmers.

Community-supported agriculture is changing one Asheville public housing complex, row by row