The Mountains Are Calling And We Must Go Part 1

Dated: 09/27/2017

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Anyone who follows "Real LKN" on social media or is around us for very long…will quickly learn how much we LOVE the mountains of North Carolina! Whether it’s the “High Country” or the mountains of Western North Carolina…it can regularly be said of us, The Mountains are calling and we must go!

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Our affinity for the mountains dates back at least as far as 1978, when we spent the week after we were married, “honeymooning” at Sugar Mountain. Walt had gone to college in Banner Elk (and later in Mars Hill) and loved the area, but this old Southern girl from Georgia, was overwhelmed by the breathtaking beauty of being "surrounded" by the mountains.

Having sold Real Estate property in Cashiers, Hendersonville, Blowing Rock, and most recently in the Banner Elk/Boone areas…our love for the mountains has only continued to grow through the years!

This past weekend we got to spend some time in the charming little town of Black Mountain, NC, which is about 30 minutes from Asheville. The town is full of amazing restaurants, art galleries and lots of eclectic little shops. It is also home to Black Mountain College and Montreat College. The Billy Graham Training Center is just minutes from downtown and Evangelists, Billy Graham and Franklin Graham are just two of the notable people who are originally from Black Mountain.


We love supporting lImage titleocal businesses, too, so it was only fitting that we stop for lunch in Black Mountain at  “Roots & Fruits Market”...a delightful family owned small neighborhood market FILLED with local produce and products. They work with local farmers to provide many locally sourced and organic options, including organic food, teas, coffee, elixirs, juices and smoothies. You name it…they have it! They also just so happen to carry products from some of our favorite local companies like Hickory Nut Gap and Carolina Bison, as well as products from many, many local farms.

We decided to eat on the open-air patio and the weather was perfect. I had a delicious chicken salad wrap made with Joyce Farms chicken while Walt had the Carolina Bison Dog from the Cafe.

Image titleOh, and I almost forgot... every Sunday through the end of October they host live music during their Sunday brunch!  Check them out the next time you are in the Blue Ridge Mountains in the Southern AppalachiansI promise you won’t be disappointed!


Roots and Fruits Market

151 S. Ridgeway Avenue
Black Mountain, NC 28711
Tel:(828) 664-0060


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