Helen GA Hot Air Balloon Festival 2019

The race is on! The 46th Annual Helen to Atlantic Hot Air Balloon Race is here; we’re turning our eyes to the skies as competitors from all over the country head down to Helen, GA to fill the sky with color, in the quest to be number one. Spanning over three days, the competitors and their balloons will begin their cross-country challenge at 7:00am on Thursday, May 30, racing at least 225 miles to any part of I-95. But the fun doesn’t end there! Visitors are encouraged to stick around for local balloon events at 7:30am and 6:30pm, such as … Continue reading

A Visit To North Georgia’s Loganberry Heritage Farm

In 1828, Barry Turner migrated to the northeast Georgia mountains where he set up home on a mountaintop with his wife and brood of 28 children. Fast forward to 2007 where one of his decendants, Sharon Turner Mauney, took the reins of the family’s remaining land, and created Loganberry Heritage Farm. Sitting on 60 beautiful acres in Cleveland, Georgia, adjacent to the Blue Ridge Mountains, Loganberry Heritage Farm is a poster child for green and sustainable agriculture. Taking a holistic approach, Mauney and her team treat the land, animals and water as sacred, an attitude that guides all the work … Continue reading