Buy Haywood http://www.buyhaywood.com Supporting Haywood County farms, locally grown products, farmlands & the preservation of our rich agricultural heritage since 2007 Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:06:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Canton Farmers Market Returns! http://www.buyhaywood.com/2017/07/20/canton-farmers-market-returns/ Thu, 20 Jul 2017 18:11:45 +0000 http://www.buyhaywood.com/?p=2591 The farmers marketing in downtown Canton, located at the Sorrell’s Street Park, has returned for a new season. Market days are Monday & Thursday, 12-6p. The market features local fruits, vegetables and edible value-added products. In season now: Green beans (Greasy, Blue Lake & White Half Runners) Peppers (mixed varieties) Zucchini, Patty Pan & Yellow … Continue reading Canton Farmers Market Returns!

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Seed planning, seed saving! http://www.buyhaywood.com/2017/03/10/seed-planning-seed-saving/ Fri, 10 Mar 2017 23:13:15 +0000 http://www.buyhaywood.com/?p=2521 Guest blog post: Kathy Olsen Haywood County Public Library The time to start thinking about seed saving is now! I know, it seems like something you will tackle at the end of the growing season but, actually WHERE you put your plants is important when it comes to saving seeds. Some plants are more likely … Continue reading Seed planning, seed saving!

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Haywood Community College Small Business Center http://www.buyhaywood.com/2017/02/23/haywood-community-college-small-business-center/ Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:12:21 +0000 http://www.buyhaywood.com/?p=2506   Guest Post by: Katy McLean Gould, ME Director, Small Business Center Haywood Community College SBC.Haywood.edu 828-627-4512 The Haywood Community College Small Business Center is Your Partner for Business Success. Customized to meet the unique needs of new and existing businesses in Haywood County, the HCC Small Business Center offers: FREE confidential, One-on-One Confidential Counseling … Continue reading Haywood Community College Small Business Center

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Ready, set, plant! Free gardening classes at the Canton Library http://www.buyhaywood.com/2017/02/16/ready-set-plant-free-gardening-classes-canton-library/ Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:15:46 +0000 http://www.buyhaywood.com/?p=2474 Guest Post by: Mannie Dalton Crone Assistant Director Haywood County Public Library (828) 356-2531 Whether you are a beginner or an advanced gardener, the free gardening classes led by Master Gardeners as part of the annual Giving Garden program have something to offer everyone. This season, learn how to create a Monarch garden, plan a … Continue reading Ready, set, plant! Free gardening classes at the Canton Library

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Agritourism takes root in Haywood County http://www.buyhaywood.com/2017/01/28/agritourism-takes-root-haywood-county/ Sat, 28 Jan 2017 18:29:25 +0000 http://www.buyhaywood.com/?p=2464 It is that time of year!  Buy Haywood is currently collecting listings for the “Find your Adventure! 2017 Haywood County Agritourism Guide.”  The guide is designed to appeal to a vibrant and diverse traveler—highlighting the rich farming and agricultural heritage of our county.  This unique and popular publication crisscrosses Haywood County offering year-round opportunities to … Continue reading Agritourism takes root in Haywood County

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Forest, Farm + Garden, 1966 – 2016 http://www.buyhaywood.com/2016/09/26/forest-farm-garden-1966-2016/ Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:26:38 +0000 http://www.buyhaywood.com/?p=2454 Forest, Farm + Garden, 1966 – 2016 The Campus Arboretum of Haywood Community College Celebrating the First Fifty Years of Stewardship (Guest post courtesy of Tamara Graham and Haywood Community College) In 1966, A. L. Freedlander, then president of the Dayco Corporation, issued a challenge to the Haywood County community to match his donation to … Continue reading Forest, Farm + Garden, 1966 – 2016

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August in Haywood! http://www.buyhaywood.com/2016/08/08/august-in-haywood/ Mon, 08 Aug 2016 16:03:38 +0000 http://www.buyhaywood.com/?p=2448 August is for Al Fresco Dining and Sunsets The summer growing season is in full swing this month making August the perfect time for al fresco dining and spectacular sunsets. Take your passion for great flavors on the road by turning farm fresh ingredients into the perfect finger food. Local farmers markets, roadside stands and … Continue reading August in Haywood!

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Find your Adventure! 2016 Agritourism Guide http://www.buyhaywood.com/2016/05/16/find-adventure-2016-agritourism-guide/ Mon, 16 May 2016 17:34:50 +0000 http://www.buyhaywood.com/?p=2442 Our “Find your Adventure! 2016 Agritourism Guide” is now available! Printed guides are free and can be found at locations across Haywood County including: Haywood County Visitor Center & Tourism Office Serving Maggie Valley, Waynesville, Lake Junaluska, Canton, and Clyde 1110 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley 28751 (800) 334-9036 / www.VisitNCSmokies.com Haywood County Chamber of Commerce … Continue reading Find your Adventure! 2016 Agritourism Guide

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Simple pleasures, local strawberries! http://www.buyhaywood.com/2016/05/11/simple-pleasures-local-strawberries/ Wed, 11 May 2016 21:51:45 +0000 http://www.buyhaywood.com/?p=2428 There is nothing like the flavor of a juicy local strawberry, fresh off the vine, to confirm that SPRING is here to stay! While the season for berries is relatively short,  local farmers grow a number of different varieties allowing consumers to enjoy the sweet pleasure of farm fresh berries for weeks to come. Local … Continue reading Simple pleasures, local strawberries!

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New and Improved Folkmoot http://www.buyhaywood.com/2016/04/20/new-improved-folkmoot/ Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:37:34 +0000 http://www.buyhaywood.com/?p=2354 New and Improved Folkmoot Guest Post by: Elizabeth Burson, Programming FolkmootUSA.org My name is Elizabeth Burson and I do programming here at Folkmoot.  I was born and raised in Haywood County and have been attending the Folkmoot festival since before I can remember.  As soon as I turned 16, I signed up to be a … Continue reading New and Improved Folkmoot

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