Appalachian Bounty


 If you want to travel the North Carolina Blue Ridge Parkway and its local counties, Appalachian Bounty will take you there!  The essays and photographs that make up this book come from the last decade of the twentieth century:  Ramps, Wood Frogs, Morels, Shortia, Dogwood Blight,  Big Butt Trail, Gardens of the Blue Ridge, Wild Strawberries, Royal Paulownia, Hemlock Hill, Hiking Mt. Mitchell in Summer, Chestoa View Overlook, Abandoned Mines, Waterfalls, Uppercreek Falls, Asheville Botanical Gardens, Heritage Roses, Blueberries, Gray's Lily, Craggy Gardens, Chimney Rock, Sassafras, Ginseng, Heritage Apples, Flat Rock Trail, Pinnacle of the Blue Ridge, Bright's Trace, Roan Highland Balds, Gingercake mountain, Hawksbill, Table Rock, Hot Springs, Toe River and much more.

For thousands of years people have come to the mountains we call the Southern Appalachians to share in the bounty Nature has showered so profusely on this region.