Polk County

Best Place for Farm Fresh Food in Polk County, NC

One of the best parts about living in a more rural area in Western North Carolina is the fact that locally grown produce is easy to find. The people of Polk County have made it even easier to access homegrown foods by opening up the Mill Spring Farm Store at the Polk County Agricultural Center. […]

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Why Tryon Horse Country?

Pasture

Another great guest post from Libbie Johnson at Tryon Horse Country: Tryon Horse Country is not a circle on a map, but rather a wider geographical, economically-linked area. The immediate Tryon Horse Country encompasses Polk County, northern Spartanburg and Greenville counties – Landrum, Gowansville, Campobello.  The wider swath of Tryon Horse Country roughly goes from […]

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A Review of the Top Things to Consider When Purchasing Equestrian Land or a Horse Farm

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At Derbyshire, we understand that one of the biggest challenges for an equestrian who is looking to relocate is finding a place where they can also have an ideal home for their horses. Based on our experiences with clients seeking the right location for both their horses and their families, below are the top things […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Live in the Tryon/Columbus Area of Western North Carolina

View of Derbyshire Lake

Whenever we are helping someone who is considering a move to this area, it’s always interesting to see how they picked the Tryon, NC or Columbus, NC for their new home. There’s typically not one specific thing about these towns that they mention, but instead it’s the great combination of several factors that make this […]

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Derbyshire Resident is Featured Artist in The Art of the Horse

We are so excited to have one of our residents chosen to be an artist for The Art of the Horse. Please click on the Tryon Daily Bulletin article below to learn more about The Art of the Horse and Becky Collins. Artist Becky Collins combines love of bees, large-scale community art

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Equestrian Cross-Country Course coming to Polk County

We were very excited to hear that a cross country course is being installed at the new Tryon International Equestrian Center. For equestrians, this means that all riding disciplines are now available in the area, with the one exception being polo (which is a little more complicated in the foothills of the mountains). To read […]

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