We’re Open Labor Day!

Posted by on Sep 3, 2018

We’re Open Labor Day!

Store hours: 6:30am-9pm Kitchen opens @ 8...

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How does our History Register?

Posted by on May 30, 2018

How does our History Register?

When John Newlin and his sons started construction of the cotton mill here in Saxapahaw in 1844, the mill used water from the Haw River to drive its machinery. The slaves that dug the millrace (the channel to direct the mill-wheel current) were freed by Newlin, along with their families, in 1850, and taken to Ohio, then a “Free State.” The Saxapahaw Mill operated for almost 150 years until Dixie Yarns, owners from 1978 to 1995, closed its doors in 1994. In 1998 the Mill was added to the National...

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Looking for Line Cooks! Potential Leadership Opportunity

Posted by on May 4, 2018

Looking for Line Cooks! Potential Leadership Opportunity

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Looking for Line Cooks! Potential Leadership Opportunity

Posted by on May 2, 2018

Looking for Line Cooks! Potential Leadership Opportunity

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Happy Thanksgiving! Kitchen closed Wednesday, Store closed Thursday

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving! Kitchen closed Wednesday, Store closed Thursday

When my siblings and I were growing up, sometimes at the dinner table one or more of us would complain about someone or something we didn’t like. We might shake our ruffled feathers and squawk about a slight or greater disturbance in our field.  Our parents were often amused by our expressions and antics, and after the ruffling settled into the silence our parents created, another message appeared. One of my father’s constantly relevant statements was “we have a lot to be grateful for.” ...

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Prodigal Farm and the Field of Creams

Posted by on Nov 11, 2017

Prodigal Farm and the Field of Creams

Dig, structure, develop, sustain, respect, practice, exceptional, flow, flavor The quality of landscapes goes beyond words. Still, well-grounded humans are able to observe, to absorb and to reflect the quality of nature exquisitely. Farming is a way of cultivating and appreciating the rhythm, wildness and beauty of nature and its density of life. The quality of relationships matters. The great conservationist Aldo Leopold wrote, “The sadness discernible in some marshes arises, perhaps, from their once having...

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