Paradise at 4,500 Feet

High on Toxaway Mountain, one of the state’s best-kept secrets unfolds like a fairytale. Southern Highlands Reserve is a native plant arboretum, a research center, a living laboratory. Most of all, it’s a place of unparalleled beauty.

Spreading the Love

Bread’s best friend isn’t butter (unless you’re talking about the apple kind). That honor belongs to seasonal fruit picked fresh and preserved in all its smashed, jammed, and jellied glory.