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Why Teacher’s Rates?

We know first-hand that yours is the noblest profession, the sacrifices you make, and your generous dedication. So If you are a teacher, over here we know you deserve a special ”Thanks You” package rate. A great deal which reflects our appreciation for your priceless contribution to so many.

The Mast Farm Inn & Google+

Google+ combines the best of Google, FaceBook, Twitter, Pinterest, Blogs & LinkedIn in one nifty package. One could say it is Social Media 2.0 redefined, simplified and expanded. It’s a clean, clutter free and unique platform which we encourage you to explore.

The Mast Farm Inn on Google+

The Mast Farm Inn is on Google+ • Discover new ways of finding and sharing information, across all of Google, and you can get started in 5 easy steps. Like anything else it requires a bit of orientation but it’s easier than it looks. See the simple how-to below.

Over Yonder

”Over Yonder” is the latest initiative by the owners of the award-winning historic Mast Farm Inn and Executive Chef Andrew Long.


Satur-Yay! • We Like FUN, especially spontaneous fun! Every Saturday throughout the year we propose these very special reduced rate packages via our social media channels on Google+, Twitter, FaceBook & Pinterest.

The Early Bird of Spring 2014

”The early bird catcheth the worm” is first recorded in John Ray’s ”A collection of English proverbs in 1670”. Clearly, the title of the work indicates that this was considered proverbial even in the 17th century. We offer numerous ”Early Bird of Spring Specials” for the period between April 21st and May 21st. Save Big, Big, Big. Call 828.963.5857

A Chef’s Life wins Peabody Award

”A Chef’s Life”, a television show starring Kinston, North Carolina, chef Vivian Howard that airs on PBS, won a Peabody award, the broadcast industry’s equivalent of a Pulitzer Prize. The awards acknowledge excellence in radio, television and web storytelling.

Win a FREE Weekend Getaway at The Mast Farm Inn

Win a Weekend Getaway at The Mast Farm Inn • Together with Google City Experts, we’re giving away a two night stay in Uncle Earl’s Haven, a two-story 1,000 square feet log cabin home with an outdoor deck overlooking the woods right here at The Mast Farm Inn.

North Carolina Beer Month Celebration 2014
North Carolina Beer Month at The Mast Farm Inn SP2 2014

Special dining and lodging packages for North Carolina Beer Month. Along with our regular A-La-Carte menu, we will be serving the following special celebration menu and specials, every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in April.

The Character Building Cupcake 2014

April is North Carolina Beer Month, and we’re celebrating NC beer in a big way statewide, and at The Mast Farm Inn. Traditionally each guest checking in at The Mast Farm Inn gets a little homemade treat on arrival as a token of our thanks.

North Carolina Beer Month 2014
North Carolina Beer Month 2014

April is North Carolina Beer Month. Explore all the unique offerings in one of America’s best states for craft brewing. Find out about festivals, special events, breweries, restaurants, hotels and tour packages.

Barlow Vineyards Dinner

The Mast Farm Inn is pleased to invite you to a special culinary event featuring Barlow Vineyards of Calistoga, California

High Country Chef’s Showcase

The Mast Farm Inn is honored to participate and invite you to ”High Country Chef’s Showcase”, a culinary benefit on behalf of New River Organic Growers


Authenticated guest reviews of The Mast Farm Inn and Simplicity at The Mast Farm Inn posted on the two primary review websites for travel and tourism, Trip Advisor & Bed & Breakfast

The Mast Farm Inn Shrimp & Grits

Much like for Benjamin Buford ”Bubba” Blue, Lieutenant Dan Taylor and Forrest Gump, we find shrimp, and their faithful sidekick grits, a moveable feast of endless possibilities.

Carolina in My Mind

”Carolina in My Mind” is written and performed by singer-songwriter James Taylor of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Strongly associated with its geographical place, Carolina in My Mind is considered the unofficial state anthem of North Carolina.

The Mast Farm Inn Joins Historic Hotels of America
HHA Official

The Mast Farm Inn of Historic Valle Crucis, North Carolina is pleased to announce it has been inducted into Historic Hotels of America®, a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

A Chef’s Life on PBS
a chefs life

The Mast Farm Inn is honored to be an Official Sponsor of ”A Chef’s Life” on PBS, currently the top rated food series on PBS.

Sponsors of A Chef’s Life on PBS

Much more dynamic than a typical cooking show, A Chef’s Life is a character-driven documentary and cooking series, broadcasting nationally on PBS stations. The Mast Farm Inn is honored to be an Official Sponsor of ”A Chef’s Life” on PBS.

The Southern Documentary Fund

Based in Durham, North Carolina, the Southern Documentary Fund was founded in 2002 by two independent filmmakers with a vision: to create a home for Southern documentary artists.

Chef & The Farmer

Chef and Farmer, like its name, blends the old and the new, seamlessly, comfortably and unforgettably. A place that celebrates the culture and cuisine of Eastern North Carolina

Boiler Room Oyster Bar
Boiler Room Oyster Bar

Boiler Room Oyster Bar. Chef & the Farmer owners Vivian Howard and Ben Knight have teamed up with Stephen Hill, a founder of Mother Earth Brewing, to open an oyster bar in Kinston, North Carolina

McNealy Design

McNealy Design. Graphic Designer & Screen Printer Based In Raleigh, North Carolina

North Carolina at The James Beard Awards 2014

The James Beard Foundation has announced the restaurant and chef semifinalists for the 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards and twelve North Carolina Chefs, Restaurants, and Restaurateurs figure prominently.

Love Affair 2014

We love our clients, and Valentine’s month is a good time for us to express that ”Be My Valentine Spirit”. We have numerous ”Sweet-Hearts-Save-Big Valentine Specials” for the period between February 1st and February 28th, 2014. Call 828.963.5857

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