From farm, to market, to table in Cherokee County

By Sampson Jenkins Woodstock native Ken Jones with K Jones Farm will participate in the Woodstock Farmers market this season for the second time, offering fresh vegetables, diverse perennials and annual lines of produce. Jones is one of dozens of farmers who will participate in farmers markets in Cherokee County this summer. “I always liked the growing side of the business along with edible plants. … Continue reading From farm, to market, to table in Cherokee County

The true story behind Feather’s Edge Winery

Ball Ground artists Julie and David Boone say they have always liked to “grow things” whether it be a business, a garden or a piece of art. With the opening of Feathers Edge Vineyards on the 24 acres where they operate their art gallery just north of town, the Boones are putting their dreams into flight. The two are the force behind the popular Wildcat … Continue reading The true story behind Feather’s Edge Winery

SEASONAL SIPS: 3 Cherokee restaurants craft drinks for the holiday season

What better way to warm up the holidays than with a seasonally inspired beverage? By Sampson Jenkins Photography by Kathryn Ingall and Erin Gray Cantrell Local restaurants are serving up Christmas spirit in a variety of hand-crafted specialty hot and cold cocktails and drinks perfect for winter months. Riverstone Corner Bistro in Canton, a farm-to-table restaurant that relies on fresh, high-quality ingredients, is stirring it … Continue reading SEASONAL SIPS: 3 Cherokee restaurants craft drinks for the holiday season

Inside Woodstock’s Semper Fi Bar & Grille

A bar and eatery in Woodstock is living up to its name to honor veterans and first responders while welcoming everyone else to be part of the camaraderie. By Sampson Jenkins >>> Photograpy by Kathryn Ingall Woodstock residents and former U.S. Marines Ralph and Carrie Roeger opened Semper Fi Bar and Grille in August 2015 and since then have witnessed their Main Street restaurant turn into … Continue reading Inside Woodstock’s Semper Fi Bar & Grille

Inside Woodstock’s MadLife: where entertainment & food meet

It’s like magic. At least that’s what MadLife founder Mike Levi calls it when a connection happens between a musician and a music lover at Woodstock’s new music venue. By Kimeko McCoy | Photography courtesy of MadLife   Downtown Woodstock’s MadLife Stage and Studios boasts an estimated 7,000 square feet on the main level and almost 2,000 more square feet on the second level. It … Continue reading Inside Woodstock’s MadLife: where entertainment & food meet

Movies, restaurants give Ball Ground a boost

The once sleepy streets of Ball Ground have transitioned into an emerging destination as tourists and locals flock downtown to enjoy a variety of activities ranging from a weekend concert at the park to grabbing a milkshake and burger at one of the bustling restaurants. By Sampson Jenkins // Photography by Kathryn Ingall With the town hitting all-time highs in population and new businesses occupying … Continue reading Movies, restaurants give Ball Ground a boost

FARM to TABLE: A guide to Cherokee County’s farmers markets

Canton couple Nicole and Mary Fischer-Mullins went out on a limb to see if they could make a living out of their passion for pushing the limits when it comes to food. In their venture, they turned their two-acre property into a small, yet diverse, farm boasting everything from fruits and vegetables, to flowers and even a chicken coop. written by Kimeko McCoy photography by Kathryn … Continue reading FARM to TABLE: A guide to Cherokee County’s farmers markets

Sit, sup and sip | A look at Woodstock’s ‘Truck & Tap’

A downtown Woodstock business has capitalized on the food truck trend for diners and drinkers as it offers a different one each day in a restaurant setting topped off with local brews. BY KAYLA ELDER // PHOTOGRAPHY BY KATHRYN INGALL Truck and Tap, which planted roots in downtown Woodstock last fall, has taken advantage of the popularity of food trucks and beverages on tap by … Continue reading Sit, sup and sip | A look at Woodstock’s ‘Truck & Tap’

The scoop on some of Cherokee’s sweet treats

By Rebecca Johnston Photography by Erin Gray Cantrell & Kathryn Ingall Sweet Escapes 9776 E. Cherokee Drive Canton (678) 880-9176 sweetescapes.letseat.at Those looking for something cold, sweet and delicious can find just the right flavors at Sweet Escapes in the Macedonia community. Set in a curve of the road on East Cherokee Drive, the locally owned and operated ice cream parlor, bakery, and café offers … Continue reading The scoop on some of Cherokee’s sweet treats

SPICE: Mancini’s Italian Tradition comes to Canton

Woodstock resident Damien Mancini, with business partners Don and Linda Mancini (his parents) and executive chef Bryan Rose opened a new Italian eatery in historic downtown Canton last October and have seen the stars continue to align ever since, recently expanding opening times at Mancini’s Italian Tradition from dinner only into lunch hours. By Meredith Pruden Photography by Kathryn Ingall Damien and Rose also are … Continue reading SPICE: Mancini’s Italian Tradition comes to Canton