Tag Archives | Local Food

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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Posted in: Polk County

Review of Giardini: Best Local Italian Restaurant in Columbus, NC

Woodfired Pizza Oven

We are so lucky to have quite a few great restaurants near the Derbyshire community. One of those is Giardini, a wonderful farm to table Italian restaurant location about twelve minutes from the Derbyshire main entrance. The owners, Joe and Mary, focus on using locally produced foods in their dishes, and many of those foods […]

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Posted in: Local Resources

A Review of the Best Annual Events to Attend in Western North Carolina


Annual Festivals, Activities, and Other Things You Won’t Want to Miss As each year rolls around here at Derbyshire, there are certain things that we are sure not to miss. They are the things that we look forward to, tell our new residents about, and mark on the calendar in January. If you are considering […]

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Posted in: Activities , NC , Travel

A unique lakeside community in the
Foothills of Western North Carolina.