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!
I found that I belong to the earth. I belong connected to the land.
My husband lived for a time in Rocky Mount. When we’d go visit, we’d pass cotton fields in Eastern North Carolina that always … [Read More...]
I remember her so clearly. Chocolate skin and dark tight curls gleaming in the Bahamian sun; frolicking on a long stretch of warm white sand. Always going a little farther down the beach than she was … [Read More...]
Taking off your clothes on stage isn’t for everyone...
Last fall, I decided to take a burlesque class. Yup. One of those take off your clothes, on a stage, in the light in front of a bunch of folks … [Read More...]
It is the Winter Solstice, the day when the Northern Hemisphere begins its slow shift back towards the sun, and we take time to reattune our senses to the subtle changes and cycles of the … [Read More...]
Abundance NC's staff wishes all our amazing and beautiful friends in community a gorgeous holiday season, filled with the warmth of connection, gathering, sharing, wonder and love.
"On … [Read More...]
AN ODE TO JIM AND MICHAEL
On the morning Hurricane Michael arrived in the South Toe Valley, I opened my email to find a request from a neighbor for help with the body of their loved one … [Read More...]
Jay Pierce is the real deal. He is not kidding around when it comes to local food, running restaurants, being uber sustainable and making delectable food.
His practicality along with his brilliant … [Read More...]
An angel of a’plenty got me to my first Abundance event. She came to me from the other side at a time when I needed a nudge to get out of bed. I’d been in bed metaphorically for a few years, … [Read More...]