A writer and her family have embraced the challenges of traveling the state with a wheelchair. With some planning, creativity, and kindness from strangers, her son experiences the joys of North Carolina’s destinations to the fullest.
When an experienced chef brought her skills to a corner gas station in Asheville, the unlikely space became a hot spot for those in search of big breakfasts, flavorful burgers, and famous fried chicken sandwiches.
In Cleveland County, a popular barbecue restaurant goes beyond the concept of farm-to-table: The pulled pork and brisket that’s loaded onto plates and into takeout containers comes from The Honey Hog’s very own pastures, right down the road.
Growing up in the close-knit Lumbee community, an educator in Robeson County walked the same farmland as her ancestors. Today, she gives back to that land by nurturing nursing students from across rural North Carolina.