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Homegrown Handmade: Art Roads and Farm Trails

North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources & North Carolina Cooperative Extension

John F. Blair, Publisher
$19.95 paperback
5 x 8 ½    
387 pages
Published in 2008

This guidebook is an insider’s guide to 76 Piedmont and eastern North Carolina counties, combining authentic arts and agricultural experiences and unique places and people into 16 self-directed driving tours through the rural countryside.

Discover information inside about art galleries, artists’ studios, performing arts, hands-on farm experiences, you-pick organic produce, favorite local restaurants and festivals, music and crafts, farmers’ markets, specialty shops and foods, vineyards and wineries, museums, historic houses and sites, and picturesque bed-and-breakfasts.

The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, and the North Carolina Arts Council, with support from the Golden LEAF Foundation, joined forces with community leaders to organize this series of “Agri-Cultural” trails that offer a new and engaging way of touring the Old North State.



“The Eastern and Piedmont regions of North Carolina have much to offer travelers. Homegrown Handmade: Art Roads and Farm Trails is a travel guide focusing on these areas of North Carolina, listing countless art galleries, performances, agricultural fairs, festivals, and other attractions which will bring visitors much entertainment and interest. A must for anyone planning on visiting North Carolina, Homegrown Handmade is highly recommended for community library travel collections.”
Midwest Book Review