Sorghum syrup has a long tradition in North Carolina’s mountains. Now the rest of the state is sweet on this rich elixir.
A woman, her plot of land, and the fib that started a friendship.
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.
In 1969, something strange happened in Halifax County: Millions of birds darkened the skies over Scotland Neck, descended on the town — and stayed.
Medicinal herbs are indigenous to western North Carolina; Gaia Herbs in Brevard takes a modern approach to ancient traditions.
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.
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.
Two-track roads and tobacco barns. Self-reliance and rustic charm. In North Carolina, “country” is both how we live and the place we call home.
Think you know how to spot Sasquatch? Here are a few things to keep in mind on your hunt.