Last year was a crazy year for humans. But for the planet, these past 12 months painted a more hopeful picture of what’s to come. In spite of a ravaging pandemic, activists still pushed forward with the fight to curb climate change.
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Shape notes were invented in the late 18th century to simplify teaching people to sight read unaccompanied sacred musical scores. Singers usually perform in four-part harmony—alto, tenor, treble and bass—unaccompanied by instruments.
EcoForesters, an Asheville nonprofit forest management group, has announced the EcoForesters’ Annual Awards celebrating people and organizations who have made a difference in forestry this year.
North River Farms sits just on the outskirts of Pisgah National Forest in Mills River. Established in 1999 by Jason Davis, North River Farms has been an example of stewardship of the land and sustainable agriculture since the beginning.
Amy Willoughby-Burle hopes her latest novel delivers just what readers need—light, peace and hope. “I think connection is a huge need for people right now,” she says.
The chestnut oaks dropped their cardinal shawls months ago, leaving behind a rabble of disrobed branches and grayish-green pitch pines. Leaf lookers petered out after the first frost and out-of-town bikers have sought balmier riding.
What better way to escape troubled times than with historical fiction—and a story with a regional setting at that? Joy Jordan-Lake’s newest book, Under a Gilded Moon, visits Biltmore and the age of the Vanderbilts.
Blue Dharma Fine Art presents The Warmth of Winter 2021, a series of prints and small paintings offered at affordable prices with a portion of proceeds to be donated to local charities.