July 2012

July 2012
Spruce Pine gets saucy with a barbecue and bluegrass festival

A new pimento cheese club brings the snack to your doorstep

Summer is sweeter with a blueberry lemon trifle for two

Spread a blanket and uncork one of these versatile picnic wines

There are endless reasons we all fall for the mountains, but one enchants us above all others: This place feels like home in our hearts. Here, five writers share how their deep connections to these hills were forged with Sunday drives, old-time music, wildflower hikes, and through the discovery of inspiration and strength.

Pen creative odes in an artfully crafted journal

There are endless reasons we all fall for the mountains, but one enchants us above all others: This place feels like home in our hearts. Here, five writers share how their deep connections to these hills were forged with Sunday drives, old-time music, wildflower hikes, and through the discovery of inspiration and strength.

There are endless reasons we all fall for the mountains, but one enchants us above all others: This place feels like home in our hearts. Here, five writers share how their deep connections to these hills were forged with Sunday drives, old-time music, wildflower hikes, and through the discovery of inspiration and strength.

There are endless reasons we all fall for the mountains, but one enchants us above all others: This place feels like home in our hearts. Here, five writers share how their deep connections to these hills were forged with Sunday drives, old-time music, wildflower hikes, and through the discovery of inspiration and strength.

There are endless reasons we all fall for the mountains, but one enchants us above all others: This place feels like home in our hearts. Here, five writers share how their deep connections to these hills were forged with Sunday drives, old-time music, wildflower hikes, and through the discovery of inspiration and strength.

Round-Trip:5 miles, Difficulty: Moderate

Watch and learn during Cashiers annual plein air festival

Three significant patchwork quilts continue to bring recognition to Franklin and Maco Crafts

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

Taste a seasonal feast of juicy fruit at the North Carolina Blackberry Festival

The deft engineering of Guilford Nanney created Chimney Rock's first trail system

Meet Ann Sharpsteen, Brevard's biggest cheerleader

Horses lead the way to healing and strength for students at Therapeutic Riding of Tryon

A mom with a knack for design creates a happy haven with eclectic flair

Chef Jason Sellers of Plant dishes on vegan versatility and offers a fresh summer meal

Take a tour through WNC's most bike-friendly city. Here's the scoop on where to go and what to see in Asheville on two wheels