Cheese straw connoisseurs Heath and Charles Ritchie follow a 100-year-old family recipe to create a beloved (and addicting) Southern staple in Concord. Watch It.
Ruth Taylor’s award-winning jams, handmade in Apex with North Carolina ingredients, are worthy of your biscuit. Watch It.
Greenville sculptor Jordan Parah puts her heart and soul into stunning metal sculptures. Watch It.
At Silabar Fine Silver in Elizabeth City, artist Donna Sneed transforms metal clay into intricate, stunning silver jewelry. Watch It.
In the mountains of North Carolina, knife maker Ken Hall turned a longtime dream into his one-of-a-kind, hand-forged creations. Watch It.
In Farmville, a philosophy professor-turned-craft brewer carved out a spot in the beer industry — and in his small-town community. Watch It.
In New Bern, a longtime woodworker opens his workshop to the community. Watch It.
In Huntersville, Joel and Kerri Mills turn the highest-quality leather into beautiful — and functional — accessories. Watch It.
Fayetteville artist Katie Crawford Allen combines the wonder of childhood with the wisdom of adulthood to create whimsical characters that bring imagination to life. Watch It.
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Seventy-two years after Red Bridges opened a beloved barbecue joint in Shelby, a third generation is carrying on the pit-smoked, hand-chopped tradition he started. Watch It.
On his farm in Johnston County, Jeremy Norris is keeping his family’s moonshine legacy alive. Watch It.
Catawba County artist Marietta Burke lets her passion and talent shine through her stunning stained-glass creations. Watch It.
This small business in Wilson is helping turn over a new leaf for tobacco by pioneering an innovative purpose for the plant. Watch It.
Neil Moye wanted to stand out in Greene County’s farming community. His Jersey cows helped him do it — and then some. Watch It.
In the Gaston County town of Dallas, potter Barry Lockman uses local materials to create artwork influenced by the natural world around him. Watch It.
Joan Maxwell’s boats travel all around the world, but her company — and her heart — is anchored in Edenton. Watch It.
Graduate student Jeff Powell is using 3-D printers and a network of volunteers to lend a hand to people with limb abnormalities. Watch It.
Lexington-based wood turner Andrew McCarn is putting a new spin on woodworking in this former furniture town. Watch It.
Drexel Barber Shop is a hub for internationally acclaimed bluegrass jams, but for owner Carroll Anthony, it’s always been about creating a community space for Drexel’s residents. Watch It.
Tie Whittaker’s sweet tooth runs in the family, and for five years, she’s used it to bring the down-home, Southern flavors of her childhood to her pastry company, Buttermilk Boutique. Watch It.
The twang of banjos and the buzz of power tools have filled the Kinston home of luthier Marvin Walker for nearly 30 years. The fruits of his labor are stringed works of art that he often gives away to lucky — and usually unsuspecting — musicians. Watch It.