The Mast Farm Inn Magazine • Most Recent Articles

Culinary Revival in WNC Magazine

Over Yonder, The Mast Farm Inn & Executive Chef Andrew Long are honored to be featured on the cover of WNC Magazine’s November & December 2015 edition, and in the featured article on the Appalachian Culinary Revival.

The Christmas Tree 2015

Special Choose & Cut Package. You will also find a wealth of information on Choose & Cut Christmas tree farms in our area, as well as on the history of the North Carolina Christmas Tree.

Winter in The High Country

Winter in The High Country • Skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, snow tubing, zip lining, snowshoeing, and sledding. If you can do it on snow or ice, you can do it in the North Carolina High Country. NC is home to some of the highest ski areas in the Eastern US, and winter here brings a time to celebrate in stead of hibernate.

Thanksgiving Over Yonder 2015

Enjoy an outstanding Thanksgiving celebration with family and friends Over Yonder. Click here to see the special event menu, cost, special event conditions, terms, reservations & confirmation process.

Over Yonder Thanksgiving To Go

Are you looking for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner just like grandma used to make? You serve at home, catering to go! Call 828.963.6301 • Scratch-made chef-prepared thanksgiving goodness by Executive Chef Andrew Long and his team of fellow culinary pilgrims is now available from ”Over Yonder”!

Stores, Boutiques & Galleries of Valle Crucis

Shopping in Valle Crucis is amazingly complete and diverse for such a small rural mountain village of five hundred residents.

Little Grey Line

Little Grey Line transforms no-longer-used button-down dress shirts into sophisticated, yet playful, heirloom quality garments for girls.

The Shoppes at Farmers Hardware

The Shoppes at Farmers offers a unique shopping experience in the heart of historic downtown Boone. We feature a wide variety of merchandise including: jewelry, handbags, totes, footwear, apparel, baby gifts, handcrafts, framed art, home décor, furniture, toys, stringed instruments, kitchenwear, birdfeeders and much more.

Local Gourmet Food Shops

Local Gourmet Shops • Gourmet Food Stores are an epicure’s delight. The shops here offer you a wide selection of local, regional, national, and international specialty foods.

Ashe County Cheese Company

Located 45 minutes from the Inn, Ashe County Cheese is North Carolina’s oldest cheese plant. The viewing room is open year round at no charge and you can visit from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday-Saturday. They also offer other fine cheeses, locally made wines, gifts, and old fashioned snacks and candies

Created On The Mountain
Created On The Mountain

We work with creative partners who want to share their skills, services or products with a global market – artists, craftspeople, writers, musicians, designers, anyone using their creative skills.

Valle Crucis Winter Weekends 2016

The Mast Farm Inn & Over Yonder have developed a winter lodging & dining benefit series. The series enables you to enjoy North Carolina foods, spirits, craft beers, wines, while providing numerous opportunities to give back to local non-profit organizations at no cost to you. On the contrary you benefit from our lowest available rate plan.

The Pot Pie Weekend 2016

Special lodging & dining package for January 8, 9, 10 & February 26, 27, 28. Presenting The Pot Pie Menu at Over Yonder to benefit F.A.R.M. Café, and featuring New Appalachia, Junior Johnson’s Midnight Moon, Blowing Rock Brewing Company & Wine to Water.

The Mountain Trout Weekend 2016

Special lodging & dining package for January 15, 16, 17 & March 4, 5, 6. Presenting The Mountain Trout Menu at Over Yonder to benefit Valle Crucis Elementary School, and featuring Sunburst Trout Farms, Covington Spirits, Fullsteam Brewery & Shelton Vineyards.

The Heritage Pork Weekend 2016

Special lodging & dining package for January 22, 23, 24 & March 11, 12, 13. Presenting The Heritage Pork Menu at Over Yonder to benefit The Valle Crucis Community Park, and featuring Heritage Farms Cheshire Pork, Troy & Sons Asheville Distilling Company, Mother Earth Brewing & Shelton Vineyards.

The Meat & Potatoes Weekend 2016

Special lodging & dining package for February 5, 6, 7 & March 18, 19, 20. Presenting The Meat & Potatoes Menu at Over Yonder to benefit The Appalachian Theatre, and featuring Apple Brandy Farms, Defiant Whisky, Highland Brewing Company, & Biltmore Wines.

The Chicken & Dumplings Weekend 2016

Special lodging & dining package for February 19, 20, 21 & March 25, 26, 27. Presenting The Chicken & Dumplings Menu at Over Yonder to benefit The Blue Ridge Conservancy, and featuring Joyce Farms, TOPO Organic Spirits, Natty Greene’s Brewing Company & Shelton Vineyards.

The Blue Ridge Heritage Trail

Blue Ridge Heritage Trail Sign Installed at The Mast Farm Inn of Historic Valle Crucis, North Carolina.

Billy’s Rockin-N-Rollin Pumpkin

Primo & Primal. A funny thing happened on the way to making trusty steadfast but oh so square Pumpkin bread.

Caroline’s Apple Pear Upside Down

A picnic at the orchard. Fresh, Satisfying, Simple & Memorable. Like a cherished memory suspended in time. Blue jeans, butter, vanilla, crunchy walnuts, crispy apples and soothing pears, remind us that down to earth can be as glorious as tuxedos at the opera.

Weddings • Overview

Make your own history… where we are used to making history. The Mast Farm Inn is a world renowned country inn & two restaurants, in The Valle Crucis Historic District of North Carolina. The Inn & estates are on The National Register of Historic Places, a Historic Hotels of America boutique hotel, and a Member of The Select Registry.

The Avett Brothers

”Saying The Avett Brothers is a folk rock band from Concord, North Carolina is like saying The Beatles were a nice little rock band from Liverpool. In North Carolina we are afflicted, like those in love, with the sweet agony called Avettmania. The Avett Brothers are real blessing, and a North Carolina treasure” ~ The Mast Farm Inn

Cozy Country Christmas 2015

Make this Christmas memorable! Celebrate in a private, peaceful, picture perfect setting, with majestic natural views, and a Norman Rockwell atmosphere, at remarkable savings.

A Snapshot History of The Mast Farm Inn

A Snapshot History of The Mast Farm Inn. So Much More… The world renowned Mast Farm Inn of Valle Crucis is nothing short of a handcrafted masterpiece of North Carolina Folk Art

TerraVita 2015

TerraVita brings together top chefs, food artisans, sommeliers, baristas, brewers, educators, distillers, cookbook authors and industry luminaries from across the Southeast to celebrate culinary excellence and sustainability in food and drink.