A Nautical Backyard Summer Bash!: Anders Ruff Custom Designs
Ahoy there! Jen Carver of Banner Events here to share a party
theme perfect “from sea to shining sea”. We invited
our family & a couple of friends to join our “Carver
Crew” for a sailin’ good time at a nautical inspired
4th of July party...
March 12, 2013
Hill General Store in VA Won Business of the Year 2012
...So it seems like Red Hill General Store is hitting two
birds with one stone. Apart from getting consumers into their
growing branches all over the United States, it is also a
way of teaching Americans to develop the ‘green thumb.’...
December 13, 2012
Chamber Presents Awards
HILLSVILLE, V.A. (Galax Gazette)— Carroll County Chamber
of Commerce capped off a busy year with its annual meeting
at Cabo’s on Dec. 6.
Executive Director Sherry Shaffner handed out awards and members
elected a slate of officers....
August 20, 2011
the Way We Think About Veggies
RALEIGH, N.C.--(North Raleigh News)-- ...When I met Largen,
I got a sense of a guy who is not just operating a business,
but spreading a lifestyle - a lifestyle you might have seen
back in the days when general stores were more prevalent...
July 18, 2011
Wind Turbine gets Upgrade
FANCY GAP, V.A. -- Last year, the Red Hill General Store
in Hillsville, Va., built and installed a 5.5 kilowatt wind
turbine on Gary Horton’s beef farm. This year, the turbine,
known affectoinately as “Breezy,” celebrated its
first birthday – and it’s getting an upgrade...
July 1, 2011
Fridays - Buckets of Fun Down on the Farm
Earlier this week we saw the Real Farmwives of America &
Friends use their bucket in the Home & Garden. Today,
we are seeing how the Farmwives use their buckets on the farm,
so lets stop by and see what chores the Farmwives are doing
while using their buckets...
June 27, 2011
of Fun for Farmwives and You
Every farmwife has her trusty bucket that she uses around
the house and garden. Her bucket is ideal for putting things
in or used to accomplish tasks around the house in. Whether
it's used as a decoration in her home, used outside for gathering
food and flowers from the garden, or used temporarily as a
toy for the kids, a good bucket is priceless on the farm....
June 26, 2011
Hill General Store by The Enchanted Tree
i wanted to share with you a really cool little store called
Red Hill General Store that i just found this past weekend.
It is surprisingly close, in Hillsville VA, which is the closest
town too us actually a couple miles closer than Floyd!. i'm
surprised it has taken us this long to find it...
June 06, 2011
Hill General Store Builds Sustainable Garden to Share Heirloom
Veggies Passed Down for Generations
RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To share the excitement of
fresh heirloom vegetables with the community and to display
some of the most popular heirloom seeds available, the local
store known for its home canning expertise, Red Hill General
January 6, 2011
to Find Real Things #1
When I do put on my modern hunter/gatherer hat, I think of
my purchase as a vote. Do I spend my voting dollar on artisan-made
or an overseas sweatshop? Am I going to vote for something
that will last generations or for built-in-obsolesce? Will
I purchase biodegradable or plastic? How about renewable resources,
recycled, responsibly farmed, Fair Trade, local, nontoxic,
or used? Do I even need to buy more stuff? Maybe the person
I’m giving a gift to would appreciate something I already
have or an honorary donation...
October 6, 2010
zombies are here (insert scream!)
And now, the moment you've all been waiting for...I give
you...the most adorably creepy zombie party EVER! created
by Jenny of Hank and Hunt. Take your time and look over these
July 21, 2010
Hill Holds a Windmill Raising
FANCY GAP, V.A.--(Gazette Virginian)--...Dozens of people,
including Virginia state Senator Roscoe Reynolds and business
developers Dallas Garrett and Bernie Deck, showed up on the
farm on the ridge to see what happened with the windmill installation
by Red Hill General Store...
June 16, 2010
..."James", as the House Beautiful article refers
to him, propped the Sea Island living room of his design with
a regular paint pail from the Red Hill General Store. I had
not heard of this online delight, but a quick flip through
the simple website revealed a trove of tantalizing treasures...
Summer Party and Picnic Crafts
(Martha Stewart) -- ...Color-coordinated ice buckets -- red
for rose and white for Sauvignon Blanc -- make it easy to
spot your drink of choice...