2016 B Corp Retreat Slated for North Carolina

North Carolina has been announced as the host state for the 2016 B Corp Champion’s Retreat!  The event will begin in Raleigh-Durham October 11, 12 and 13th.  With a most gracious southern style of hospitality, the Asheville B Corp planning committee quickly included a week-end add-on to Asheville.  Participants may now choose to extend their trip to the mountains over the week-end (14, 15,... Continued

"The Forest Within" from Blue Ridge Country Magazine

It had been a long time since I last visited with my old friend and colleague, Nan Chase, author of this article.  We first met when she was living in Boone and I was in Blowing Rock.  Two Type A’s, we quickly fell into a feverish pace of working together.  Months after Bark House Style  was completed, we both relocated and our stories continued. Continued

1 is the Nature of the Place

If you rang in the New Year watching the ball drop on Times Square in New York City, I hope you stayed at 1 Hotel to balance the bustle of the crowd with respite in nature.  It's a 15 minute stroll or 10 minute bus ride.  With everything at your fingertips, the two places still seem worlds apart. Continued