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101 North Carolina Festivals

Whatever the occasion, you’ll find a festival for it

Culinary Adventures of a State Fair Judge

The inside scoop on what makes a recipe stand out at the NC State Fair

Bright Ideas in NC Classrooms

Seven of the 600+ co-op-sponsored projects from the 2016-2017 school year

On the Hunt for Edible Plants

Experts at the Wild Foods Weekend reveal nature’s edible bounty

Roanoke: The Persistent Mystery of a Lost Colony

The fate of the 1500s English colony is still up for debate

PreddyFest: A Music Pilgrimage for Many

A sense of community brings festival goers back year after year

‘CSAs’ Connect Artists to Local Patrons

Community Supported Art borrows a proven idea from agriculture

Forging Artful Tools from Old Iron

A Robeson County blacksmith creates custom knives out of old railroad spikes

How to Put Old Things to Good Use

Innovative ideas from Carolina Country readers

How to Choose an RV

RVs allow you to hit the open road with all the comforts of home

Why I ❤️ My Co-op

NC electric co-op members share the love for Co-op Month

Independent Bookstores Thrive Throughout the State

The state’s vibrant independent bookstore scene creates community hubs

Scrapbook: Youth Tour 2017

Photos and video from the 2017 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour

Reenactors Go All-in to Bring the Past to Life

Locals are drawn to the hobby through a passion for history

Hunt Gives Back to U.S. Veterans

Eastern NC co-ops support the Wounded Warrior Turkey Hunt

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