October 2012

October 2012
The owner of Boone boutique Lucky Penny talks shop about personal style, art, and accessories

From new outdoor learning environments to reimagined downtown corridors, the nonprofit Asheville Design Center is helping communities create blueprints for brighter futures

Savor smoked, roasted, and sun-dried tomatoes in one hearty soup

Mother Earth Produce delivers a fund-raising plan for classrooms

Cozy up with chocolate and wine pairings for the chilly months ahead

A new candy store offers mounds of nostalgic treats

Native American and Southern Appalachian cuisine meet at the home of a Cherokee couple

Cancer patients reconnect with a sense of inner calm at Wind River retreats

Keep tablets and iPads safe in nifty carriers

Take a drive to appreciate the enormous effort behind the Cherohala Skyway

Gourds will fly during Hayesville’s annual Punkin Chunkin Festival

Swing from the trees at the state’s first aerial adventure park

The many dimensions of Kenn Kotara reveal order amid chaos

High Country students learn firsthand the science behind wind energy

Get lost in Taylor Ranch’s pink corn maze in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month