An intense hurricane season put North Carolina’s shellfish industry into jeopardy. Today, oyster lovers can breathe a sigh of relief.
Wrightsville Beach Brewery in Wilmington
A commercial fisherman and home brewer united his passions and fulfilled a dream with a brewery committed to drinking — and eating — local.
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.
Toad & Wee: Thanksgiving Shake-Up
With a little elbow grease and a lot of laughter, young cooks transform jars of cream into homemade butter — and a new family tradition is born.
Mockingbird on Broad in Southern Pines
For the owner of Mockingbird on Broad, sharing beauty with others is a way of life.
Dandelion Eatery in Hendersonville
For the women who create and serve seasonal comfort food as part of a job training program at Dandelion Eatery, hope blooms.
Our State Quiz: Fresh Catch
North Carolina’s commercial fishermen work year-round to bring coastal delights from the ocean to your plate.
Ramblin’ Man: The Chapel in the Woods
Deep within a coastal forest near Harlowe, a Quaker church once stood. It’s long gone — but not forgotten.
The 1940s: A Man For His Time
North Carolina’s wartime governor takes office with a desire to help the state he loves.