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By Chelsea Nallenweg


Smiths Nursery- Benson, NC

Located about 30 min from Raleigh is the perfect farm for a family friendly strawberry picking outing! Smiths Farm just opened their fields in the beginning of April for strawberry picking. You can pick as many strawberries as you want! Be sure to check their social media pages to make sure their fields are open.


The best part about this farm is that there are multiple activities to do! Next to the strawberry fields are friendly farm animals, which is perfect if you have little ones. Meet and greet with goats, sheep, donkeys, cows, and ducks. They sell food in the market if you want to feed them. Smiths Farm also has a nice playground by the market, along with a Free Library and…

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By Madeline Cook


Perkins Orchard

For over 54 years, Perkins Orchard has provided a harvest of beautiful produce to its Durham neighbors and beyond.  The outdoor market that guests enjoy today, with shelves stacked high of vibrant, super-fresh veggies and fruits from over 300 farmers, began as a family-owned road-side stand in 1970.  By 2012, the founder’s grandson, Donovan Watson, relocated the stand to the backyard, expanded the business, and can be found on site welcoming guests and running operations to this day! 

 What makes Perkins Orchard so inviting?  Many things, but for starters, a typical farmer’s market can feel daunting with lots of choices and ambiguous pricing.   Donovan works hard to make sure his visitors enjoy their…

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Disney is coming to Chatham County with the announcement of Asteria, a brand-new residential community. This exciting project marks the second Storyliving by Disney development, following the groundbreaking Cotino community in California. 

What is Asteria?

Asteria is a 1,500-acre planned community located in the beautiful Chatham Park development, northeast of Pittsboro, North Carolina. Once complete, it will offer a vibrant and unique living experience unlike any other, inspired by the magic of Disney and the spirit of discovery.

What to expect at Asteria:

  • 4,000 homes: The community will feature a variety of housing options, including single-family homes, multi-family homes, and homes for adults aged 55 and older.

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Wake Forest, North Carolina, is a charming town with a rich history and a vibrant community. Nestled at the heart of this growing town is Holding Village, a remarkable neighborhood with a plethora of amenities. With a diverse array of homes and a strong sense of community, Holding Village is a top choice for families and individuals looking to settle down in Wake Forest. Let's take a closer look at what makes this neighborhood so special.

Builder Diversity

Holding Village boasts a diverse selection of homes with builders like Pulte Homes, Garman Homes, Tri Pointe Homes, and Toll Brothers all building in the neighborhood. This diversity ensures that prospective residents have a wide range of options to choose from, including townhomes, single-family…

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Wendell Falls is one of the largest and most amenity-heavy neighborhoods in the Triangle. Home to thousands of residents, it is a great option for those who want resort-style amenities while being close to Raleigh.

Where is it?

Wendell Falls is located in the town of Wendell NC. It’s just a few miles from Raleigh and about 15 minutes from the popular shopping district of North Hills. Directly Northwest of Wendell is Knightdale NC which has all of the big box chain options you could want in a town. Wendell Falls has its own shopping district including a large Publix grocery store, medical facilities, and restaurants!

What is there to do?

Wendell Falls itself has plenty of activities. There is currently one resort-style pool (with another pool…

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