Start Your Year with a Treat: Your January LoLo Gifts are Here!

ENJOY LOCAL GIFTS FROM HERBIARY AVL, MOUNTAIN DELI, AND SMOKY MOUNTAIN COFFEE ROASTERS Asheville: 1oz. Loose Leaf Tea at Herbiary AVL Herbiary AVL in Downtown Asheville is one of our favorite local stores to get lost in. They have all kinds of organic herbs, essential oils, and so much more. Swing by there and pick […]

Peeling Back the Layers of the Purple Onion in Saluda

Tucked away in the thick forests below the Green River is the small town of Saluda. The row of downtown businesses takes a few minutes to stroll by. Railroad tracks are the only physical barrier between the commercial corridor and neighborhoods dotting the nearby hillside. And at the center of the quaint, cozy downtown is […]

Fairview, NC: Discover Your Own Edible Adventure!

Located halfway between Asheville and Chimney Rock, the community of Fairview was settled in the late 18th century and called Cane Creek until the early 1800s. Today, Fairview is home to an estimated 3,000 people. For several hundred years, people have been attracted to Fairview’s rolling land and mountain views. With space to roam and […]

Thank Local it’s November: Fill Your Belly with these LoLo Gifts

ENJOY LOCAL GIFTS FROM WEST FIRST WOOD-FIRED, BOGART’S RESTAURANT, AND FOGGY MOUNTAIN BREW PUB Hendersonville: 13” Margherita Pizza at West First Wood-Fired If you are looking for an authentic, wood-fired pizza, look no further than West First. This intimate setting off Main Street in Downtown Hendersonville is the perfect place to enjoy an evening on […]

Treat Yo’ Self to These 7 Indulgent Local Luxuries

Fans of the NBC comedy Parks and Recreation may recognize October 13 as Treat Yo’ Self Day. On that date in 2011, two of the characters, Tom and Donna, celebrated an annual afternoon of “treating themselves” to whatever extravagant purchases they wanted. This October, we’re challenging you to treat yourself to all the best things […]

Thank Local it’s October: “Fall” in Love with these LoLo Gifts

ENJOY LOCAL GIFTS FROM THE RHU, SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN BREWERY, AND FROG LEVEL BREWING Asheville: Bread and a Coffee at The Rhu The Rhu is located in the heart of Downtown Asheville and offers exceptional baked goods, lunch items, and coffee! Welcome fall with a little treat and let us know how it is. Enjoy! View […]

HomeGrown in Asheville Serves Slow Food, Right Quick

It’s the intersection of local culinary delights and affordability. “I knew we wanted to build a menu around what was available from local growers and producers. And I knew we wanted to make it affordable and approachable for everyone,” said Miki Kilpatrick. She’s the co-owner of HomeGrown, a farm-to-table culinary hot spot in North Asheville. […]