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!
First came shock. Deer in the headlights. Fish out of water. No comprehension whatsoever.
Next came skepticism. One of those look left, look right moments that end with a timid "are you talking … [Read More...]
A central piece of The Amazing Pepper Festival is the crowning of the Pepper King and Queen every year. As a tribute to the artisans that spend their talents and passions, we wanted to capture the … [Read More...]
About ten million of us headed to the “Arc of Totality” last Monday to see the solar eclipse. Tami and I went to Nashville to meet my brother Glen and Bill Klein who had traveled … [Read More...]
Each day there was something different happening at Abundance. Each day it was something special that made my summer meaningful.
It was meeting the people. I looked forward to the weekly Monday … [Read More...]
To me, dying was a way somebody looked - a costume you put on.
My childhood was a magical place full of ruffles, feathers, tulle and lace. I adored dressing up - parading shamelessly around the house … [Read More...]