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Think Cool…  Christmas Tree Farms

Think Cool… Christmas Tree Farms

What will it take to make us happy? It’s  hot,  too hot. Remember last winter?It seems like such a long time ago. I didn’t think the snow would ever end, and to make matters worse, I was traveling from Clyde to Asheville during extremely early morning hours on snow and ice covered roads. I complained, and when I complained, I knew my words would come back to haunt me. Now‚ all of this hot, humid air, has me stuck inside looking outside, longing for cooler times. We went from one extreme to the other. But for now, I give pause […]

Bethel Eden Farm and Dawn Cox

Bethel Eden Farm and Dawn Cox

It‚Äôs been said‚Ķ ‚Äúbuild it and they will come.‚Äù In the case of Bethel Eden Farm, people are coming. We visited a simply divine produce stand today. It is owned by Dawn Cox of Canton, NC. As in ‚Äúit‚Äôs a small world‚Äù, Dawn and I worked together on a website design project for her past employer a few years ago. Since then, she has branched out with Bethel Eden Farm and Pigeon Valley Farms. And it is our shared love for freshly baked goods that brought us together today. Her new produce stand has been open for about four weeks […]

Twin Maples Farmhouse in Waynesville NC

Twin Maples Farmhouse in Waynesville NC

Introducing Waynesville’s Newest Event Venue, Twin Maples Farmhouse I really enjoyed meeting Charlie and touring the property.¬† The grounds are beautiful, private and very convenient to Waynesville, NC. Their beautiful 1908 Farmhouse is the perfect backdrop for your special day. The house is nestled on three acres of lush country land, yet located just two blocks off historic downtown Waynesville, NC. Their Victorian Backdrop is perfect for your wedding day. The arched bridge spanning over the winding stream is ideal for that perfect photo. This is every girls dream location, so just give Twin Maples Farmhouse a call. The property […]

Wild Natural Blackberries on the hillsides of …just simply delicious

Wild Natural Blackberries on the hillsides of …just simply delicious

There’ss virtually nothing that says summer more than blackberries.  Found along roadsides, hillsides and many backyards, the North Carolina mountain area is the place to “Go a Berrryin”.   From late June to early August, the blackberry bushes show large white flowers which turn to red berries and then to the luscious blackberry.  You pick the berries one to two days after they turn black for dead-ripe sweetness. …just simply delicious is now serving freshly picked wild blackberries directly from the hills on our farm in many of our dessert offerings. The blackberry is nutritious. One serving of blackberries (one […]

Baby Shower at Apple Hill Farms

Baby Shower at Apple Hill Farms

Apple Hill Farms hosted a wonderful baby shower the other night. The event was held in the Spring House. The attendees were thrilled with the decor… hanging ropes¬† lined with baby clothes.¬†¬† The event was a success and the guests loved the event venue. …just simply delicious was very pleased¬† to provide the cake.