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
Garden & Gun is a Southern lifestyle magazine that’s all about the magic of the New South — the sporting culture, the food, the music, the art, the literature, the people, and the ideas.
Heather Anne Thomas of beall + thomas photography is the photographer of The Mast Farm Inn Cookbooks. Select beall + thomas clients include Blackberry Farm, Dancing Bear Lodge, Ferebee Lane, LeCreuset, Ruby Tuesday, and Traditional Home.
”It’s about recipes, food, farms, farmers, farmers markets and agriculture, a North Carolina Culinary Travel Guidebook which features the best North Carolina Chefs, Restaurants, Cookbooks, Culinary Journalists and Media, Wines, Micro-Breweries, Moonshine, Specialty Foods, Artisan Cheese, Nature, natural and man-made attractions, and North Carolina Crafts, Art and Music.”
Dave Allen a world-renowned award-winning nature and landscape photographer, as well as a respected photography instructor, based in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina
Asheville Photographer Murray Lee’s work appears in national publications such as Forbes, New York Times Sunday Magazine, Newsweek, Southern Living and Fortune. His images helped promote tourism and agriculture.
The Watauga Democrat is The High Country’s Top Source for Local News. Available in print Sunday, Wednesday and Friday and updated daily online
Brian Mullins Photography • Brian Mullins has a unique sense of style, lighting, posing and drama which is easily seen in his work. Using his background in magazine photography, Brian knows how to get the best from his clients while putting them completely at ease.
”As a Watauga county native serving 20 years as a local radio host and news reporter, owner of my own small business dump trucking company, I developed these sites out of my desire for local residents and visitors to have timely, accurate information. ” ~ Kenneth Reece