Have You Seen These Ranches and Farm Homes for Sale?

Maintaining small family or commercial farms has been a valued way of living in the Blue Ridge Mountains for hundreds of years. Farm life means room to spread out, create your own way of living, and enjoy a quieter, slower pace. Most of all, it’s an opportunity to nurture the land and reap the fruits […]

6 Spots to Find a Great Local Cider in Hendersonville

Did you know that Hendersonville is located in the heart of one of the most fruitful apple-producing regions in the U.S.? In addition to the bevy of apple orchards, products, and pastries available around town, Hendersonville is also home to several cideries. From crisp and dry to mellow and sweet, ciders offer flavor profiles for […]

4 Free Local Gifts for You to Enjoy this October

Enjoy this Month’s Local Gifts from Your Beverly-Hanks Realtor®! Asheville: A Coffee and a Pastry at Summit Coffee Co. Brevard: Lunch at Marco Trattoria Hendersonville: A Local Treat at Johnson Family Farm Waynesville: A Combo Meal at Gigi’s Restaurant Asheville: A Coffee and a Pastry at Summit Coffee Co. Get cozy with your choice of […]

3 Haywood County Hop Farms that Help Grow Our Craft Beer Industry

Can we properly call craft beer “local” if its ingredients come from thousands of miles away? A number of farms in Western North Carolina have decided to resolve the question completely by growing the ingredients local brewers crave for their beers. Breweries now source many of their grains from Carolina farms, as well as added […]

5 Wild Ways You can Enjoy the Outdoors in Henderson County

Henderson County is the perfect location for enjoying life. That’s especially true if you enjoy spending a significant portion of your life outdoors. Though located in North Carolina’s mountain region, Henderson County is characterized by an extensive plateau along the French Broad and Mills River valleys. The lowest point in the county sits at approximately […]

Agents Answer: Where are the Best Farmers Markets in WNC?

Many of us have spent this spring tucked cozily inside, socially distanced from friends and loved ones, as well as from the elements. But across Western North Carolina, local farmers have spent their days outside, sowing fields and preparing for a successful growing season.  At Beverly-Hanks, we appreciate the work our local farmers do every […]

4 Flourishing Flower Farms in Henderson County

Recent social distancing measures have crushed a lot of local events, hobbies, and activities. But one thing it can’t trample is our love of plants. From trending house plants to home gardens, native species to exotics, right now, plants are growing on us. One local event that isn’t so easily eradicated is Hendersonville’s long-running Garden […]

Which Farm Lifestyle is Best for You?

Of the many different ways to Live Abundantly in Western North Carolina, the rural mountain lifestyle is uniquely woven into our history. Farm life means room to spread out, create your own way of living, and enjoy a quieter, slower pace. Most of all, it’s an opportunity to nurture the land and reap the fruits […]

5 Unique Businesses that Put Leicester on the Map

Originally called Turkey Creek, the unincorporated community of Leicester traces its modern roots back to 1829. Today, the bucolic valley is filled with local farms, artisans, and nature lovers who enjoy the quiet mountain views. But Leicester is quickly changing its reputation as a sleepy mountain community. Since 2000, they’ve seen a 16% growth in […]

3 Craft Breweries at the Heart of the “Farm to Keg” Movement in WNC

Western North Carolina has 60+ craft breweries, the vast majority of which are homegrown. With several dozen breweries all its own, Asheville has become the epicenter for our still burgeoning beverage movement. But regardless of their locale, every beer maker in our region is experimenting with far-reaching styles, local ingredients, and their own unique flair. […]