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Trail Ahead

With your New Year’s resolutions set, you may be looking for activities involving exercise and exploration. We’ve got you covered on both, at the same time. There’s the treadmill, there’s Pilates classes and then, there’s walking trails that lead to an old laboratory and abandoned cotton factory ruins. A day trip from Chatham County, you’re 2.5 hours away from an afternoon adventure like no other. Of all the reasons we love North Carolina, it’s diverse range of day trips tops the list; from mountains, to sea, to abandoned cotton factory ruins, all in the same day.

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Home Sweat Home

It may be awhile before gyms begin to open their doors for your weekly fitness classes, a significant stress reliever for those avid gym goers. How many times have you walked around your neighborhood or paced the rooms of the house? Integrating creativity into any workout routine is essential to warding off boredom and repetition. In response to the coronavirus pandemic, many fitness organizations are opening their virtual “doors” to a variety of workout sessions, some that you may have been hesitant to attempt in real life.

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Pickle Jar Cafe

“Farm Fresh, Locally Sourced.”

In North Carolina’s culinary world, diners and restaurants alike pride themselves on local eating. Somehow, the closer to home the food is grown, the better it tastes. At the Pickle Jar Cafe in Pittsboro, that statement could not be truer. In supporting local farmers and sustainability, their impact in the community runs much deeper than delicious meals.

As their chef, Mario Robledo says, “We strongly believe in supporting our local farmers, shopping small and overall sustainability.”

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