September 2009

September 2009
Don’t miss these three television programs that feature WNC people and places

Stylish shakers worth their salt (and pepper)

Western North Carolina’s growth comes with a price, and our rivers are paying it

Despite numerous economic setbacks, the local agriculture industry continues to hold strong

Tryon chef Keith Snow takes his message about cooking with local and seasonal foods from the Internet to PBS

Luxury finds its way into this rural community known for its rich history

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

Friends and neighbors share the rewards of a sorghum harvest at the Duckett House Inn & Farm

The Tour de Tuck’s uphill battles are epic, but the views promise sweet rewards

The two heydays and incarnations of Lake Toxaway were separated by a very dry period

Western North Carolina’s few remaining century-old cabins stand as reminders of the region’s isolation and the Appalachian way of life. Here’s a trio of hikes to historic homesteads that offer insight into the past.