Coal Ash Pollution Will Be Topic at May Democratic Women's Club Luncheon

Coal Ash Pollution Will Be Topic at May Democratic Women’s Club Luncheon

Donna Marie Lisenby, former 16-year veteran Watauga RiverKeeper, will be the featured speaker at the May luncheon of the Watauga County Democratic Women’s Club, Wednesday, May 14, 11:30 a.m., at Sagebrush Steak House (1111 Hwy 105 N., Boone NC 28607). Lisenby is currently Global Coal Campaign coordinator in Boone and will be speaking on the [more]

How D'ya Like Them Apples? Bringing Back Heritage Appalachian Apples at the 2014 Community Plant Sale

How D’ya Like Them Apples? Bringing Back Heritage Appalachian Apples at the 2014 Community Plant Sale

Creighton Lee Calhoun, in his encyclopedic Old Southern Apples, estimated that some 1,300 varieties of once-revered Southern apples are now extinct. The Annual Watauga County Community Plant Sale on June 14 will bring back some very rare varieties, three of them with strong Watauga County roots. Five varieties of rare heritage apples will be offered [more]

May Cash Mob: Opening Day of Farmer's Market and Vitality Food Truck

May Cash Mob: Opening Day of Farmer’s Market and Vitality Food Truck

The May Watauga County Cash Mob will attend the Watauga County Farmer’s Market on its 2014 season opening day, May 3, and will get lunch from one of Boone’s new food trucks, Vitality. “It is the 40th year for the Farmer’s Market, which makes it one of the longest running markets in the state,” said [more]

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