Category: About Asheville

Oh CSA! What to do with your box (Recipes included!)

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Farmer's Market, Outside Asheville, recipes

I think I may have mentioned that we have a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) share at local farm.  Once a week we go to the Montford Farmers Market behind the Asheville Visitor’s Center and pick up a box of fresh produce.  Then we come home and ask, “What the heck is this stuff and what… Read more »

Seven Sows, Wow! Asheville’s Newest Restaurant

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Restaurants

This past weekend we celebrated a friend’s birthday at our Asheville Bed and Breakfast and the opening of a new restaurant downtown: Seven Sows Bourbon and Larder. Here at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast we are very excited about Asheville’s newest restaurant.  While on the surface it doesn’t seem conceptually too far away from many… Read more »

Southern Folk Pottery near our Asheville Bed and Breakfast

Filed under: About Asheville, History, shopping

It seems like most towns in America have an old road which was once the primary route to the next town but has since been bypassed by a much faster highway.  No longer a major commercial artery, these roads are nevertheless cluttered with businesses, malls and sad-looking homes which  have seen better days.  Hendersonville Road… Read more »

Coming Soon to our Asheville NC Bed and Breakfast Neighborhood!

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Gardens, History

It was cold out today and tiny little snowflakes flurried around as I sat next to the fire and thought about Spring in Asheville NC.  So it was fun to read in our local newsletter about some of the changes and improvements coming to the neighborhood of our Montford Bed and Breakfast.  After reading about… Read more »

Winter Markets in Asheville, North Carolina

Filed under: About Asheville, Farmer's Market, shopping, Things to Do

Some  of my favorite places to visit in Asheville in the summer are the Tailgate Markets.  Small farmers and purveyors from Western North Carolina pack their goods into  trucks and gather together in parking lots on assigned days to sell their produce.  I love to walk out the door of our Asheville Bed and Breakfast… Read more »

From Asheville to Chile: Hiking around the World

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Hiking, Outside Asheville

If you are a follower of our blog then you will know that January and February are slow months at our Asheville Bed and Breakfast.  While there continues to be plenty to do in town and in the surrounding countryside,  it is understandable that people may choose to put off their visits until Spring.  You… Read more »

A Town Meeting in Asheville

Filed under: About Asheville, History

I was going to entitle this something like “Small Town Politics and Asheville, North Carolina” but the phrase “small town” seemed to belittle the our town and that could not be farther from the truth.  One of the wonderful things about this town is how engaged everyone is,  both in National Politics and in the… Read more »