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!
We are building a Village. When first Zafer Estill, and then my husband, Chris Lucash, died almost a year ago, we entered the Realm of Crisis, and a village was born in the wake of their dying, home … [Read More...]
Since we held our 1st Annual Death Faire last November, I have thought a lot about making more room in my life to honor my Ancestors. While communication with my Ancestors is nothing new to me, I felt … [Read More...]
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...]