Feline fans can interact with cats while enjoying food and beverage in a new downtown cafe. Cats at Play Café brought in its first batch of adoptable cats May 15, after experiencing a few delays. The cafe will officially open its doors to customers on Saturday, May 27. Owners Clare Owensby and Lisa Fox say […]
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Megan Naylor farms with biodynamic principles in mind
As a biodynamic farmer, Megan Naylor of Barnardsville strives to create a closed-loop system that feeds her livestock, her family and the soil.
Eight Owls Farmstead provides workshops, weight loss through farming
Rain Parker and her partner Temica Ferguson collectively lost 225 pounds through healthy eating and homesteading on their land in Rosman. They transformed their property, which was a foreclosure with mostly barren land, into an active homestead and site of community wellness and educational opportunities.
Mother Earth News Fair offers attendees a taste of sustainable living
Mother Earth News Fair offered no shortage of activities, workshops and vendors to educate and entertain attendees over the weekend of April 11 and 12 during the magazine’s second annual event at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center.
Standing room only: Mother Earth News Fair draws crowds
The first day’s attendance seemed to overwhelm the WNC Ag Center, though that may not be surprising. The event is a homecoming of sorts: The Mother Earth News has roots in Henderson County in the ’70s where it operated a 600-acre Eco Village.
Grow your mind
Organic Growers School hosts three Saturdays of education on everything from city chickens to growing garlic to the virtues of medicinal plants.