Arbor House Blog
Our guests LOVE real maple syrup

Today, Don, from Green Mountain Maple came to our house.  We had requested a gallon of their 100% Pure Vermont Maple Syrup after tasting it at a Black Mountain Festival.  As part of their service, they delivered it to my doorstep.  Whoa..now that is called service.  Whenever serving my guests, I put out the best rated store syrup and real maple syrup.  Guess which one everyone chooses?  I am trying the amber first and have samples to test with my future guests on the light and dark syrups.  This should be fun.    They even provided a sample of maple cream.  Guess I am going to have to find a cinnamon roll recipe to indulge my breakfast crew.  If you like the syrups, please “like” Green Mountain Maple on Facebook.  Green Mountain Maple Facebook Link   Real syrup lovers came to our B&B and voted on the syrup.  The dark amber won by a smidgen.  Love the comment from one of our guests.  “You could put this on cardboard and it would taste good.”  My response, “Well guess I don’t need to make oat blueberry pancakes anymore”.  LOL…gotta love it Brian.

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Biltmore Estate

Biltmore Estate is a large private estate and tourist attraction in Asheville, North Carolina. Biltmore House, the main house on the estate, is a Châteauesque-styled mansion built by George Washington Vanderbilt between 1889 and 1895 and is the largest privately owned house in the United States, at 178,926 square feet (16,622.8 m2)[2] of floor space (135,280 square feet (12,568 m2) of living area). Still owned by one of Vanderbilt’s descendants, it stands today as one of the most prominent remaining examples of the Gilded Age. In 2007, it was ranked eighth in America’s Favorite Architecture by the American Institute of Architects.

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Hickory Nut Gap Farm

Jamie and Amy Ager 828-628-1027 57 Sugar Hollow Road, Fairview, NC 28730 https://hickorynutgapfarm.com/our_farm/farm_store/ Open Mon.-Sat. 9-6, Sun, 12-6 Please check website for any hour changes. Beef, Pork, Poultry U-Pick Schedule: Please call the farm store for exact picking availability. June: Black raspberries, Blueberries July: Blueberries, Blackberries, August: Blackberries, Red Raspberries September: Red Raspberries, Apples October: Apples

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Looking Glass Creamery

Jennifer and Andy Perkins 828-458-0088 57 Noble Road, Fairview NC www.ashevillecheese.com Open Thu. 3pm-7pm, Sat. 11am-5pm U-Pick Blueberries in late June/July/August Beef: Naturally raised Black Angus beef. Seassonally. Honey Bees: Needed for pollination on the farm. “Products from the Hive” are sold seasonally. Honey, wax, candles, skin care products.

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The Hop-N-Blueberry Farm

Van Burnette 24 Middle Mountain Road Black Mountain, NC 28711 828-664-1166 http://www.hopnblueberryfarm.com U Pick Blueberries starting sometime in June Open Sat. Tour times are 12 and 2pm. May to October.

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