Jennifer Brookland

Jennifer Brookland is a journalist and former U.S. Air Force officer who was stationed in Fayetteville and deployed to Djibouti and the Comoros Island. She lives in Durham.

Central

Montgomery Sheep Farm in Biscoe

The sheep that graze on this solar farm in Montgomery County play an essential role when it comes to producing clean energy, clean food, and a clean farm.

Farm Tour

Coon Rock Farm in Hillsborough

A restaurant, an online farmers market, two cookbooks: This couple is tending a crop of nourishing ventures. And it all starts on their farm in Orange County.

Features

Parson’s Table: Ladies Who Lunch

When the furniture designers, buyers, and browsers who swarm the annual High Point Market want to escape the crowds, they head to the basement of First United Methodist Church, where the best lunch in town comes with a heaping helping of charm.

Eastern

Justice Farms in Jacksonville

At this multigenerational family farm, neighbors share home-cooked meals, volunteers line up Christmas trees, and familiar faces greet customers year after year.

Central

Pine Knot Farms in Hurdle Mills

A lifetime in the fields has taught an organic farmer in Orange County about hard work, innovation, and lending a hand.

Western

Cabin Fever

Just outside Asheville, a last vestige of vintage mountain travel still welcomes hikers and families alike with rustic and retro charm.

Eastern

Indigo Farms in Calabash

Sam Bellamy grew up tending to the animals on his family’s farm in Brunswick County, but it’s his passion for nurturing plants — and people — that has flourished.

Eats

Like Father, Like Son

On family land in Lenoir County, a fourth-generation farmer finds beauty and promise in our sweetest summer fruit.

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