The Roanoke begins in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia and travels more than 400 miles before emptying into Albemarle Sound, linking countless lives along the way. Follow along as a native son traces the river’s path through northeastern North Carolina, sharing stories of the Roanoke he knows and loves.
We’ll be dreaming of those 11 delicious days in Raleigh until we’re back at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. For now, we’re fondly revisiting the best eats — and the friendliest faces — that only come around once a year.
Cheesemaking is part art, part science, and wholly an expression of place. Meet the people — and the cows, goats, and buffalo — who are working magic to turn milk into a sliceable, meltable, totally irresistible taste of home.