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Oct 2012
Meet a modern breed of distillers honoring the moonshine traditions of the past, while elevating our region’s growing reputation for craft liquor

Oct 2012
Mother Earth Produce delivers a fund-raising plan for classrooms

Oct 2012
A new candy store offers mounds of nostalgic treats

Aug 2012
The art of broom making remains alive and well in the hands of Marlow Gates

Jul 2012
Mixologist Josh Bailey calls upon a favored tea for his latest cocktail

Jun 2012
Layers of texture and color beautify Deb Karash's vivid art jewelry

Jun 2012
Kleiwerks International uses the most basic of natural resources to build communities

Jun 2012
Devastating fires played a role in creating the natural playground known as Graveyard Fields

Apr 2012
How Harvey K. Littleton’s vision sparked an artistic revolution and ignited the Studio Glass Movement.

Apr 2012
Explore Bryson City’s fun mix of old and new

Apr 2012
Make your move with the therapeutic fitness technique of Nia

Feb 2012
A 10-day course empowers participants with back-to-the-land skills

Dec 2011
Andrea Morrell’s detour from farming led to pasta success

Oct 2011
Hit the Holiday Market hosted by Blue Ridge Food Ventures to find tasty presents with local flavor

Oct 2011
Artisan bread moves in an even fresher direction with wheat grown and milled in North Carolina

Sep 2011
Autumn is upon us, and you can park yourself in the backyard and watch the leaves put on a show.

Sep 2011
A German expat elevates the local ideal of great pretzels

Aug 2011
Set your sights on these delicious ciders

Jun 2011
Whet your appetite with a fresh selection of books for Southern foodies

Jun 2011

Jun 2011

Jun 2011
An outdoors-loving couple raise the bar for campsite cooking

May 2011
You are now leaving WNC. Don’t call us traitors for straying from our beloved natural wonderland. Sometimes you just have to play outside the lines. After all, much of what we love here—lofty peaks, wild rivers, picturesque lakes, and awe-inspiring trails—spills over into Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Summer is the season to grab your gear, whether it be a life jacket, fishing rod, hiking boots, or mountain bike, and head for great escapes just across the border.

Apr 2011
Fill your cellar with an ever-increasing number of eco-friendly wines

Feb 2011
With the demise of chestnut trees, so went the reign of bark architecture in the mountains. Today, Chris and Marty McCurry are leading a revival of the historic style. Using poplar bark and sustainable practices, they’re ensuring a lasting connect between home and nature

Jan 2011
Step aside, kids. The Catawba Science Center is giving grown-ups a chance to experiment after hours

Oct 2010
Winter Green proves you don’t need to say goodbye to local produce at the first frost

Oct 2010
The shopping season has officially arrived, and we’ve searched stores across the region to help minimize the gift-giving guesswork. Here, you’ll find ideas for the jewelry lover, gentleman, gardener, gourmand, host, and outdoors enthusiast in your life.

Oct 2010
A family dinner at mast farm inn celebrates the simple life and local food

Oct 2010
Give a gift to the Earth by making your holiday a little greener

Oct 2010
Winter Sun Farms keeps summer and fall’s flavors on hand

Sep 2010
Get those futuristic images of hovercars and robot butlers out of your head. We asked experts to give more accurate predictions for WNC’s future when it comes to environmental health, public land, Population growth, education, jobs, and agriculture

Sep 2010
The capital of the Southeast is bigger, bolder, and better than ever

Sep 2010
In the countryside, Giardini Trattoria beckons with authentic family recipes

Aug 2010
Nurture a green thumb

Aug 2010
The World Over: Morning Glory Café brings exotic influences to a quiet village

Aug 2010
A husband and wife team are planting the seeds of a movement to feed the hungry

Jul 2010
We all love our mountain environment, but how well do we take care of it? Here’s a look at where we stand: What WNC is doing right, and how we can improve