Stories is Abundance NC's online magazine, where we tell you what's up with us, but also about all the amazingly creative, inspiring, and visionary people in our local community. We interview local farm-to-table chefs, inventors, entrepreneurs, and innovators. We tour eco-friendly businesses and homes, and we post essays on topics of sustainability and local economy.
We all spend so much time online these days, but we hope that the time you spend with these stories will inspire you to actually get out there and meet your neighbors!
When Sam Kirkpatrick and Fulton Forde got together to open their bakery, Boulted Bread, in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, they had an ambitious goal. They wanted to use fresh-milled, locally … [Read More...]
It’s not often that we can watch a dollar make a generous circle with its purchasing power - but thanks to a $3,000 donation from RTI, this is the viewing pleasure of shoppers and vendors at the Apex … [Read More...]
"Wow!" I think, walking to the back of the line, "I'm doing that again." My sinuses are infused with rosemary and roasted red pepper. A flake of pastry lingers on my lips. I snag it with my tongue and … [Read More...]
Chris said he didn’t want to be alone. I said, “Well then, you won’t be.”
I woke to Bob’s honeyed voice saying “Happy Birthday, dear.” It was Saturday, June 4th. We got out of bed, I put some water … [Read More...]
I am feeling the irony of getting up extra early this morning so that I can squeeze the writing of a Self-Care blog post into an already over-scheduled day. But isn’t that just what we do? Isn’t this … [Read More...]
Five Star Challenge - Homework for a happier you.
Here's a recipe for Self Care month: Every night before you fall asleep, list five golden moments from your day. Write them down if you wish or … [Read More...]
When I first started leading a yoga and meditation group at work, someone told me that I didn’t have to know the whole alphabet to begin teaching something. If I knew A, B and C, that was enough to … [Read More...]