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for Carolina Country Vol. 48 Issue 10, October 2016
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Fading D Farm is the only water buffalo farm and creamery in North Carolina. Owners David and Faythe DiLoreto started a herd to make the rare and coveted Mozzarella di Bufala cheese after they could not find a place which sold it near their home in Rowan County. The couple talks about their farm and creamery, the work they do to raise the animals and make the cheese, and how they got started in the business.
How Wilkins defined choice, chance, reward was through her experience as a mother of a child with Downs Syndrome. She has the choice to not let challenges turn into obstacles. She’d been given a chance to be the single mother of a child with special needs. She’s experienced the reward of seeing her daughter triumph as an athlete, despite medical challenges.
ReCYCLEd in Chapel Hill was more than a bicycle shop. Among its purposes were gifting salvaged bikes to local children, providing opportunities to give back to the community, and offering a career opportunity. In other words, it was special kind of community center.
This quintet of reminisces featured a range of topics. They ranged from the special place that barns have in memories of rural life; the importance of grandmothers in the lives of their grandchildren; the enduring role that pets have in childhood; a high school fundraising event that showcased the difference between the prices of yesteryear and today.
The student organization profiled that is standing strong against school violence: SAVE (Students Against Violence Everywhere). In Scott Gates' profile is the story behind its creation, reasons why student members joined this organization, and activities SAVE members engage in to curb violence in their schools.