Food

Persimmons are North Carolina’s First Frost Fruits

A windfall in more ways than one, persimmons are a prize that rewards patience: The fruit isn’t sweet and juicy until it hits the ground. But oh, is it worth the wait.

Home & Garden

Growing Good Health at Gaia Farm in Brevard

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

Sports

Life Lessons Learned Through the Elements of Archery

Archery is a skill that can take a lifetime to master. But its biggest lesson is also the simplest: By pulling back the bowstring, you learn how to let go.

Life

Family Tradition: Saturday Drive

The wind in your hair, the sun on your face: Adventure is easy when you’re cruising in a convertible. Especially when your destination is the Uwharrie National Forest.