… Using a Garden Almanac to Plant by the Signs – Local Book Shows You How Since prehistoric times, mankind has been using the phases of the moon and weather signs to plant and harvest crops. According to Wikipedia this is a form of astrology named “Agricultural astrology” or as it is commonly called here in the South […]
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Inside the Artist’s Studio with Asheville Writer/Photographer Sue Wasserman The some of Mountain Made’s most popular authors and skilled artists and crafts people – found here in Western North Carolina – reveal their personal experiences and professional insights in our continuing series ‘Inside The Artist’s Studio’. This month we visited with author and photographer Sue […]
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Something about cold winter weather always makes you want to hunker down and hibernate…and EAT! Winter time is the worst time if you are on a diet…oops, we mean a new ‘eating plan’. This is why we are delighting in sharing one of our favorite pie cookbooks with you, now. Yes, PIE. And yes, we […]
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Cherokee Indian Elder and Cookbook Author Johnnie Sue Myer offers several great recipes in her new cookbook (2011) “The Gathering Place” According to Johnnie Sue, “Dried beans have been a staple of the Cherokee and mountain people for a long, long time. Not only are the beans and excellent source of protein but are also […]
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A Great Gift Idea for Women Who are Readers* Two of Mountain Made’s most popular authors, Celia H. Miles and Nancy Dillingham, are co-editors and contributors of a new anthology by 50 women writers entitled It’s All Relative: Tales from the Tree – celebrating the lives of women and their connections with their families.
. Creating a fairy garden with handcrafted fairies can be great fun for kid of all ages… What is a Fairy Garden? According to University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator Nancy Pollardm “A fairy garden is a small scene that uses at least one living plant along with a few …Read More »
… Using a Garden Almanac to Plant by the Signs – Local Book Shows You How Since prehistoric times, mankind has been using the phases of the moon and weather signs to plant and harvest crops. According to Wikipedia this is a form of astrology named “Agricultural astrology” or as it is commonly …Read More »
Got a moment? We need a quick favor… Hey, just wanted to let you know that it’s time to vote again! No, we’re not talking politics, silly! Once a year, thousands of local residents and out-of-town visitors vote to celebrate what’s the best and brightest about Asheville’s arts and craft …Read More »
“What is the Downtown Asheville Art District’s Art Walk About?” What is an Art Walk? Just about any size city, town or hamlet, nowadays has an art walk of some kind. And the Asheville Downtown Art Walk is no different. An Art Walk is basically a self-guided and self-paced tour of …Read More »
New! Great Cosmic Happy Ass Card Deck Unique Playing Cards by Diane English According to Wikipedia playing cards gave been around for over 1100 years now. They have changed considerably since then. Different variations of decks have been created, yet what we recognize as a “regular deck of cards” hasn’t …Read More »
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Bio/Artist Statement As a writer, Sue Wasserman has interviewed a wide variety of people from baseball great Hank Aaron to renowned NC potter Cynthia Bringle. She’s written for such publications as the New York Times, Southern Living, American Style, and The Atlanta Journal Constitution. Sue became an accidental nature photographer …Read More »