Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Sullivan, Bryan
Currently viewing results 1 - 4
As tobacco farming dwindles in Western North Carolina, farmers are seeking other cash crops to help maintain their incomes. One contender is the shitake mushroom, an Asian edible. Sullivan describes how Madison Farmers grow the mushroom which can sell for up to $8 a pound.
Chef Wolfgang Green is owner of Wolfgang's Restaurant in Highlands. The restaurant is located in an 1890 Highlands home. Green has plied his culinary trade in Europe, New Orleans, Texas, Jamaica, and Western North Carolina.
Born in Swepsonville in 1923, Don Thompson grew up to be a major league baseball player. His career began with the old Boston Braves in 1949 as a pitcher. Traded to the Brooklyn Dodgers, he played in the outfield from 1951-1953 and in the World Series against the New York Yankees in 1953. He came back to Western North Carolina where he had a successful real estate business.
Sullivan describes one of the state's most creative restaurants, the Gamekeeper, located in a 1950s stone house in Boone.