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Wasserman discusses Crippen's County Inn and Restaurant in Blowing Rock. The restaurant opened in 1995. Customers return often because of the memorable dining experience and because owner Jimmy Crippen makes it his business to remember details about his clientele, such as children's names, anniversaries, jobs, and hobbies.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 10, Mar 2004, p121-122, il Periodical Website
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6703
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Frank Holder of Lewisville creates sculptures from discarded nuts, bolts, heavy machinery parts, and other pieces of scrap. A welder with the RJ Reynolds Company for thirty years, he has no formal art training but can make objects from almost anything. Shovels turn into ducks; old pipes become dachshunds. His work is sold through a number of galleries both in and out of state.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 72 Issue 1, June 2004, p112-114, 116, il, por Periodical Website
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24774
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Geocatching is the new form of treasure hunting. All one needs to partake in this GPS-driven treasure hunt is a GPS-enabled device, and an account at geocatching.com. Burnsville residents hide catches and encourage people to explore sites in town on their hunt. Many catches involve hiking on the numerous trails in the area, allowing geocatchers to explore the natural beauty of the area while searching for their prize.
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29732
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Living Web Farms is one of many farms and agri-businesses in Western North Carolina focused on providing practical education and inspiration to help people understand how to tend to both the land and themselves. They provide food to the hungry and teach classes in farming, food preparation, and the creation of alternative energy sources.
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29853
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Deepening connections to customers is important to Nicole DelCogliano and Gaelan Corozine, who own Green Toe Ground Farm in Celo, North Carolina. The couple hosts annual field-to-fork dinners at their farm, where the biodynamic farmers serve what they grow. The dinners help to strengthen people’s understanding of farming and what it takes to grow food.
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Bill Whipple cofounded Nutty Buddy Collective, a cooperative farming venture in Buncombe County, North Carolina. The small collective works to establish long-term leases with property owners for the purpose of growing native nut trees. Whipple aims to support young farmers, provide a nourishing food supply and replenish the environment.
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29905
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Bare Dark Sky Observatory is a new Certified Star Park in Burnsville, North Carolina. This is the first such certification to be given in the southeastern United States, and one of only fifteen in the world. The observatory features the largest telescope in the region, and offers a pitch-dark atmosphere to ensure an optimum star-gazing opportunity.
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