Jodi Helmer

Jodi Helmer is a freelance writer based in Charlotte.


Highland Avenue in Hickory

In Hickory, a city that prides itself on craftsmanship, Highland Avenue restaurant’s thoughtful take on Southern cuisine fits right in.

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Gaia Farm in Brevard

Medicinal herbs are indigenous to western North Carolina; Gaia Herbs in Brevard takes a modern approach to ancient traditions.