Mother’s Day

Destination Dining in Saxapahaw

Nestled in the heart of Alamance County and about an hour’s ride from the Triangle is a dining destination that is sure to make your mom smile. Since 2008, the Saxapahaw General Store has been serving up breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner to crowds that visit for its farm-to-table fresh menu options and community charm. […]

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Have a farm-to-brunch Mother’s Day in Fayetteville

If you’re looking to take your mom out for a Mother’s Day brunch around the Sandhills, you have plenty of options. You may find just what you’re looking for at two spots in Fayetteville that source ingredients from North Carolina producers. One is a proper brunch place in downtown while the other may inspire thoughts […]

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Soar beyond mom’s expectations at The Blackbird Restaurant

If you are looking for a delicious and unique brunch destination for a Mother’s Day treat, the Blackbird Restaurant in Asheville provides the perfect setting with beautiful views and a variety of local dishes. The Blackbird Restaurant originally opened in Black Mountain but was relocated to the heart of downtown Asheville in 2012. Current owner […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Mile-high Strawberry Pie

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their Got to Be Good Cookin’ segment using ingredients grown and available right here in North Carolina. Here’s a unique idea for a Mother’s Day present: This weekend, pack up the car and take your mother to a pick-your-own-strawberry farm. With more […]

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Strawberry Day at the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market

There is nothing quite like the sweet taste of a fresh strawberry. If you agree, be sure to stop by the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market for Strawberry Day Friday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The celebration includes free samples of N.C. strawberries and Lumpy’s strawberry ice cream, plenty of strawberry recipe ideas to take […]

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Celebrate (unofficial) Take Your Mother to Market Day

Mother’s Day is this weekend, and you still have time to show your mother how much you appreciate her with a trip to a local farmers market. State farmers markets are located in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax, Raleigh and Lumberton, and you can find local farmers markets and roadside stands across North Carolina. We reached out […]

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Don’t forget Mother’s Day

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are an estimated 82.8 million mothers in the United States. Many of those mothers will receive flowers for Mother’s Day this Sunday, and there is a good chance their flowers were grown in North Carolina. The state ranks fifth in the nation in floriculture production with more than […]

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