Fayetteville/Fort Bragg/ Sandhills NC

VOL6 ISS2 2016

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VOLUME 10—ISSUE 1 59 THE ORIGINAL RELOCATION GUIDE — FAYETTEVILLE | FORT BRAGG | SANDHILLS REGION VOLUME 6 — ISSUE 2 DAY TRIPS/THINGS TO DO horse horse and golf country. Drive and horse and golf country. Drive golf horse and golf country. Drive country. horse and golf country. Drive Drive horse and golf country. Drive through Carthage and cross the Pottery Road byway. Continue through little towns like Eagle Springs, Westmore and others on the way to Jug Town. The destination of Seagrove will soon be on the horizon. Stopping to talk to crafters along the way is worth the experience. The N.C. Pottery Center can provide information on the numerous local potters in Seagrove. Don't be in hurry – the drive requires time and a leisurely pace. Seagrove is about nine miles south of the N.C. Zoo in Asheboro. Each year, approximately 700,000 visitors from across North Carolina and all 50 states travel to Asheboro. The zoo is home to approximately 1,600 individual specimens representing more than 225 species and is open every day except for Christmas day. Habitats featured are those found on the continents of Africa and North America with more than 500 acres of exhibits. Like much of the south, food is an attraction and art form in North Carolina. The best chefs in the nation are from the Southern region and many from the state have garnered national attention for creative twists on Southern comfort food. Throughout the state, trails feature barbeque, chicken pie, muscadines and sonkers. In Fayetteville, adventuresome palates can take the International Cuisine Trail to experience a diverity of restaurants. North Carolina is in the top ten in the nation for its number of farmers' markets that number more than 200. Roadside markets and u-pick farms total more than 500 across the state. The Sandhills Farmers' Green Market in Moore County was started in 2009 by a group of local farmers. Two markets each week in Pinehurst entice customers to buy pasture raised whey-fed pork and pastured beef without hormones or antibiotics, free range eggs, artisan baked goods, goat cheeses, pottery, flowers and more. []

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