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Sebastiaan and Ariel Zijp host supper clubs under the name The Farmer’s Hands, a tribute to the handcrafted nature of every element of the meal. The couple’s business is rooted in agritourism. Their homestead is the final stop on the Madison County route of Asheville Farm to Table Tours, which brings visitors to several farms and ends with a locally sourced lunch prepared on their property.
Zac Lopez-Ibanez is the founder and principal designer at FEHLO in Asheville, North Carolina. The company mass produces contemporary home goods and furniture designed by Lopez-Ibanez and handcrafted by local artisans.
This article highlights five exceptional dogs in Western North Carolina. These dogs are skilled in sniffing out drugs for the police department, racing through agility courses, modeling dog fashion, and guarding farms. Also highlighted are local dog parks, dog-friendly hotels, animal rescue and adoption centers.
Nan and Saul Chase have cultivated a once-bare plot in Asheville into a thriving kitchen garden. All plants within the tiny .09 acre lot are edible, and include hot peppers, crabapples, berry bushes, and other varieties of vegetable.
"Asheville's first farm-to-table restaurant helped start a movement more than 40 years ago. Now its chef continues the tradition by drawing on his childhood spent foraging and farming with his grandparents." Chef William Dissen is owner of the Market Place Restaurant and Lounge.