5 Hiking Trails That Can Help You Explore Your Own Backyard

Written by Charlotte native, Jonah Swinson  There has always been a desire for people to see what has not yet been seen. From the discovering of the new world, to the westward expansion of the United States, and onto putting men on the moon, people have always wanted to explore the unknown. That being said, everyone seems to put a major emphasis on travelling to far away … Continue reading 5 Hiking Trails That Can Help You Explore Your Own Backyard

What’s in Your Produce Basket? Cooking with Food Blogger, Naomi Gingerich

This is a Special Guest Post from our friends at The Cooks in the Kitchen. Hi! My name is Naomi and I host a food blog called The Cooks in the Kitchen in Winston-Salem. I love collaborating with others who share a similar passion for the bountiful products we have available in North Carolina so it is an honor to be a guest blogger for … Continue reading What’s in Your Produce Basket? Cooking with Food Blogger, Naomi Gingerich

Introducing the “Jerks” from Waynesville

What is your background and how did this venture come about? Megan Brown:  We always knew we wanted to start a business. There was a Farmer’s Market down the street from us in Waynesville and we felt like there was a missing gap in the beverage scene at the market. People were thirsty, the weather was hot, and we felt like we could sell drinks … Continue reading Introducing the “Jerks” from Waynesville

Moonshine to NASCAR, an Interview with Author Neal Thompson

Author and journalist Neal Thompson discusses his various publications, including Driving With the Devil: Southern Moonshine, Detroit Wheels, and the Birth of NASCAR, which was featured in the April Box from Carolina Monthly. Let’s start at the beginning. Can you tell us a little about your background and how you got into writing?  I’m one of those guys lucky enough to know that I wanted to be … Continue reading Moonshine to NASCAR, an Interview with Author Neal Thompson

Charlie’s Lemonade Stand

Life at The Corner Farmer’s Market in Greensboro, NC Underneath a ball cap, young Charlie Ellison makes his way across the busy farmer’s market to the Kuska Wiñasun Homestead booth and looks over the free range heritage turkeys and avocado-sized goose eggs for sale. Gazing across the table, the boy scans the hand-painted sign that reads, “Ask Us About How We Raise Our Ducks” along … Continue reading Charlie’s Lemonade Stand