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The Vance County Regional Farmers Market is one of many farmers markets emerging in North Carolina. Locals enjoy buying fresh produce directly from farmers and farmers enjoy selling to the consumer rather than large corporations.
Due to the rise in agritourism and the desire to purchase food directly from the source, some farms in North Carolina now operate stores on their land. The Agers family in Buncombe runs a store, allows guests to pick berries, and offers guided tours of their farm.
In autumn, the Blue Ridge Parkway bustles with people and the leaves explode with color. From the Cumberland Knob near Mount Airy to Cherokee, the parkway passes a number of beautiful overlooks with spectacular views of the landscape.