When looking for that perfect gift for the holidays or other occasions, please consider supporting one of our many WWC alumni businesses located in North Carolina.

 

Activities                    

Asheville Adventure Rentals
Derek Patrick Turno '02
704 Riverside Dr, Asheville, NC, 28806
www.ashevilleadventurerentals.com
info@ashevilleadventurerentals.com
Buy/rent quality gear for all your outdoor activities whether it be hiking, rafting etc.

Astral Buoyancy Co.
Philip Curry '95
895 Broadway St, Asheville, NC, 28804
www.astralbuoyancy.com
info@astralbuoyancy.com
Specializes in lifejackets, footwear, t-shirts and other accessories for water activities; even lifejackets for dogs!

BikingX
Fiona McColley '98
PO Box 17227, Asheville, NC, 28816
www.bikingx.com
info@bikingx.com
From mountain biking to road touring to adventure programming, they run safe and exciting tours in the US and abroad.

Fifth Element Massage and Fitness
Harold Dean Jackson '00
211 Merimmon Ave Ste 201, Asheville, NC, 28805
www.fifthelementmassageandfitness.com
fifthmassage@gmail.com
Enjoy massage therapy and fitness classes that help connect your human spirit to the world around you,

Liberty Bicycles
Mike Nix '70 and Claudia Nix '69
1378 Hendersonville Rd, Asheville, NC, 28803
www.libertybikes.com
Enjoy an exceptional cycling experience with bicycles, gear, maintenance, rentals, instruction and more.

Pine Gables Log Cabins
James R. Proctor '80 and Roberta Purcell Proctor '82
147 Pine Gables Rd, Lake Lure, NC, 28746
www.lake-lure.com/pinegables.html
pinegables@aol.com
Have a stay in a log cabin on scenic Lake Lure and make use of the horseshoes, private fishing ponds and a dock on Lake Lure.

Southern Raft Supply
Justyn Douglas Thompson '97
2000 Riverside Dr St 3, Asheville, NC, 28804
www.southernraft.com
justynt@drybags.com
Buy top quality raft and inflatable watercraft gear, and accessories.

Stretch-N-Grow
Stephen Michael Surles '99 and Katherine Batson '99
2122 Fowler St, Wilmington, NC, 28403
www.wilmingtonstretch-n-grow.com
stretch-n-grow@ec.rr.com
The world's leading fitness program for preschoolers and elementary aged children.

The Pilates Studio
Jessi Cinque Herr '96
53 Tacoma Cir, Asheville, NC, 28801
http://thepilates-studio.com/
A professional apparatus studio, equipped with a Universal Reformer Trap Table Combo, Wunda Chair, Step Ladder Barrel and more.

Tuckaseegee Outfitters
Betsy Keller '87
1201 U.S. 74, Dillsboro, NC, 28725
www.tuckfloat.com
Book a trip to go rafting, kayaking or tubing down the Tuckaseegee River.

 

Clothing

Boris & Natasha Boutique
Hope Nicholls '82 and Aaron Pitkin '84
1214 Thomas Ave, Charlotte, NC, 28205
www.facebook.com/pages/BorisNatasha-Clothing-Boutique/160179624030619
A men's and women's clothing boutique offering a unique, fun and cosmopolitan style.

Rhythm Threads
Memory Alwood '02
http://www.rhythmthreads.com/HempCouture/Home.html
Memory@RhythmThreads.com
Handmade, earth friendly apparel and other craft treats, created with you in mind.

Second Gear (2 locations)
Eric Smythers '02
444 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC, 28806
15 W. Walnut St, Asheville, NC, 28801
www.secondgearwnc.com
info@secondgearwnc.com
A consignment shop that specializes in outdoor gear, footwear and accessories-new and used!

 

Craft

Betsy Archer Photography
Betsy Archer '99
http://www.etsy.com/shop/betsyarcher
One-of-a-kind art embroidery plus greeting cards and children's books.

Blazing Shuttles
Kathrin Weber '77
102 Shelton Rd, Clyde, NC, 28721
http://blazingshuttles.com
kathrin@blazingshuttles.com
Hand-dyed and woven fabrics for wall pieces, blankets, runners, pillows and bags. Classes on dyeing and weaving offered.

Joanna Gollberg Designer Jewelry
Joanna Gollberg '95
9 West Walnut St, Suite 2A, Asheville, NC, 28801
http://www.joannagollberg.com
joanna@joannagollberg.com
Handmade beautiful jewelry that features sterling silver paired with colorful gemstones.

Scentsy
Miriam Payne '90
https://miriamofridgemount.scentsy.us/Scentsy/Home
mirm1967@gmail.com
Fragrant, wickless candles for a safe and wonderful scent.

SeedandSky
Kelcey Loomer '01
http://www.etsy.com/shop/sweetmess
Unique and meaningful jewelry made with tiny reproductions of original artwork

Spagnola Studios
Dustin Spagnola '04
474 Haywood Rd Ste 12, Asheville, NC, 28806
westashevilleopenstudios.blogspot.com/2012/05/dustin-spagnola.html
westashevilleopenstudios@gmail.com
Contemporary artwork that is often political in nature and eschews corporate advertising and graffiti culture alike.

The Gift Turning Studio
Joe Ruminski '73
74 Whitaker Cir, Fairview, NC, 28730
www.thegiftturningstudio.com
joe@thegiftturningstudio.com
Hand crafted wooden pieces of art, bowls and gifts. Also offers woodturning workshops and demonstrations.

Wylie Woodworks
Denise Lee Wylie '03 and Rob Wylie '04
Raleigh, NC, 27601
www.wyliewoodworks.com
wyliewoodworks@gmail.com
Hand-crafted custom furniture, cabinetry and pieces from new and reclaimed wood.

 

Food

3 Sisters Artisan Bakery
Julie Lauwers '95
433 N. Main St, Mocksville, NC, 27028
www.facebook.com/3sartisanbakery
3sartisanbakery@gmail.com
Uses wholesome, natural ingredients to create fresh baked goods.

Aardvark Farm
Thomas G. Murphy '01
640 Monroe King Rd, Burnsville, NC, 28714
www.facebook.com/pages/Aardvark-Farm/109743995771587
aardvarkfarm@gmail.com
High quality, all natural and sustainably raised, chemical free, fruits and vegetables.

Bluebird Farm
William Lyons '07 and Marie Deanna Williamson '07
4178 Bluebird Dr, Morganton, NC, 28655
http://bluebirdfarmnc.blogspot.com/
BluebirdFarmNC@gmail.com
Choose from different products including meat from pastured animals and fresh vegetables.

Flying Cloud Farm

Annie Louise Perkinson '96
1860 Charlotte Hwy, Fairview, NC, 28730
www.flyingcloudfarm.net
Visit the farm and buy their fresh vegetables, fruits and flowers.

Hickory Nut Gap Farms

James Peterson Ager '00 and Amy Frey Ager '00
57 Sugar Hollow Rd, Fairview, NC, 28730
www.hickorynutgapfarm.com
Visit the farm, attend special events and buy their pastured animal meats and produce.

Pies in Disguise
Eliza Sydney '08 and Ben Herring '08
75 Brucemont Cir, Asheville, NC, 28806
www.facebook.com/pages/Pies-in-Disguise/98888264335
piesindisguise@gmail.com
Uses fresh and local ingredients in delicious homemade pies.

Seasonal School of Culinary Arts

Susi Gott '84
PO Box 18462, Asheville, NC, 28814
www.schoolofculinaryarts.org
ssca@schoolofculinaryarts.org
Learn from professional chefs and beverage experts the necessities of conscious food gathering, preparing and sharing.

Table
Jacob Gardner Sessoms '98
48 College St, Asheville, NC, 28801
www.tableasheville.com
A small, seasonal, new American restaurant that works with local farmers to provide fresh meat and vegetables.

West Village Market and Deli
Rosanne Kiely '94
771 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC, 28806
www.thegrovecornermarket.com
grovecornermarket@main.nc.us
This neighborhood market provides your basic groceries, favorite deli foods, libations and decadent indulgences.

 

Music

Acoustic Corner
Raymond Thomas Fellenbaum '76
105-F Montreat Rd, Black Mtn, NC, 28711
www.acoustic-corner.com
contact@acoustic-corner.com
Buy or rent unique acoustic instruments specializing in Celtic, Old-time, Bluegrass, Jazz etc.

MusicMaker Relief Foundation
Timothy C. Duffy '85
224 West Corbin St, Hillsborough, NC, 27278
www.musicmaker.org
info@musicmaker.org
Support an artist by purchasing traditional music from this non-profit organization.

Song of the Wood, Ltd.

Jerry Read Smith '77
203 W State St, Black Mtn, NC, 28711
www.songofthewood.com
songofthewood@charter.net
Handmade dulcimers, Celtic harps, bowed psalterys, and more.

 

Other

Carolina Pratt Unit Blocks
Pepi Acebo '92
862 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC, 28806
http://www.cpunitblocks.com/
Wooden building blocks, infant/toddler-safe and hand made in the USA using only FSC-certified Hard Rock Maple.

Pisgah Plants
George Hodges '98
74 Curtis Creek Rd, Candler, NC, 28715
www.pisgahplants.com
info@pisgahplants.com
Large variety of popular landscape plants and edibles selected for our region at wholesale prices.

Shady Grove Flowers
Courtney Bloomfield '99
65 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC, 28801
www.shadygroveflowers.com
European garden design, traditional elegance, ikebana, contemporary, modern, and monochromatic arrangements.

 

Services

Beauty Parade Salon
Bryan Marshall '96
783 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC, 28806
www.beautyparadesalon.com
Cuts, color, manicures, pedicures, and facial waxing, and more. Voted #1 salon in WNC by Mt. Express for 6 years!

Celine and Company Catering
Celine Lurey '67
49 Broadway, Asheville, NC, 28801
http://celineandcompany.com
celineandcoinc@bellsouth.net
Catering for weddings, holiday gatherings, celebrations, etc.

Christopher's Computers
Christopher Jones '94
549 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC, 28804
http://christopherscomputers.com
New laptop and desktop computers along with repair, upgrades and tutoring.

Dog Door Canine Services
Kimberly Lotz Brophey '99
15 Broadway St, Asheville, NC, 28801
www.dogisreal.com
Dog training and more by nationally awarded and certified dog behavior expert. Includes a storefront for trade secret items.

Freaks and Geeks Tattoo
Galen W. Holland '00
745 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC, 28806
www.freaks-n-geeks.com
tiffany@freaks-n-geeks.com
Unique styles of custom tattoos and an art gallery that displays both local and national fine art pieces.

Grover's Office Supply

Grover W. Frisbee '48
372 South Broad St, Brevard, NC, 28712
www.groversos.com
A convenient online web site for all your office, furniture and technology needs.

 

The alumni office is currently in the process of creating a business directory to feature alumni owned business, spanning all categories and state lines. If you have a business you would like to include in our 2013 directory or have updated information, please contact the alumni office at alumni@warren-wilson.edu. While we want to know about everyone’s business, we are only listing those with an active website or contact email at this time. Thank you for supporting our alumni!