Category: Profiles

The North Carolina State Fairgrounds: No one-trick pony

by J. Peder Zane photography by Nick Pironio Ladies and gentleman, children of all ages, step right up and prepare to be bedazzled, bewitched, mesmerized and amazed. For a limited time only, you can witness the biggest, fiercest, most commanding creatures…

The sweet science of homemade wine

by Ann Brooke Raynal photographs by Jason Dail Growing up in Greene County, Darrell Dail, 79, watched his father Frank make homemade scuppernong wine. The family’s grapes came from vines grown with cuttings from Dail’s mother’s family farm in Pitt…

The Holt brothers

by Samantha Thompson Hatem photographs by Tim Lytvinenko If there’s one thing football has taught brothers Torry and Terrence Holt, it’s how to be successful off the field. The former NFL players became local celebrities more than a decade ago…

Building an army of Jamies

by Liza Roberts photographs by Khristopher Williams and Robert Pettus When Raleigh strategist Nation Hahn met a few dozen friends to plant vegetables at the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s farm last spring, he wasn’t there just to grow food for a…

The cuisine of Scott Crawford: Soon to be an everyday indulgence

by Liza Roberts photographs by Lissa Gotwals The seven-minute drive from chef Scott Crawford’s house near Yates Mill Pond to the state farmers market takes him past acres of rolling pastureland and rows of corn. It’s a daily journey for…

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