Matt Rose

Matt Rose
How Asheville is becoming world headquarters for climate science and ground zero in the quest to confront climate change

Explore the healing power of plants through three pioneers in the field of herbal remedies

Documentary filmmaker Jeremy Seifert hungers for challenging stories about our daily diets

Leaving old age in the dust, 89-year-old Charles Dotson keeps on running

Kleiwerks International uses the most basic of natural resources to build communities

Reba Brinkman shows a guy with no gun skills the path to inner peace through clay shooting

Caroline Long and St. Gerard House open doors of learning for children with autism

World traveler Barbara Cook found her calling doing good for the children and artists of Nepal

For generations, wildcrafters have relied on the healing properties of our region’s diverse plant life. Today, Bent Creek Institute is using the tools of biotechnology to prove the value of these folk remedies and create a local hub for a new medicinal products industry.

Benjamin Belton takes his design talents up one flight, creating chic apartments in downtown Morganton

Winter Green proves you don’t need to say goodbye to local produce at the first frost

Scene Setter: Television scriptwriter Karen Hall came to Boone for a lifestyle change, but Los Angeles can’t seem to do without her

Legacy Artist: Michelle Moog-Koussa shares her father’s pioneering explorations in electronic music through education and preservation

Western North Carolina’s first solar field makes good use of wasted space

CooperRiis’s holistic, community-based approach to treatment is setting a new standard in mental health care

A Growing Legacy: An Ashe County couple gives rare and all-but-forgotten apple trees a second chance to thrive

The couple who made Mast General a nostalgic icon reflect on the Valle Crucis store that inspired it all

How Western North Carolina’s craft community became a $200 million force in our local economy

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

Chef Bill Morris passes on his passion for cooking to students in the kitchen at the Broyhill Inn

Mamie Thompson Gumbs shines a light on the black experience at her Forest City museum

In an effort to make a large swath of Western North Carolina more accessible by road, Madison, Yancey, and Mitchell counties must deal with growth and consequences