How To Achieve a Sustainable Wedding Day

This is the day you’ve planned since you were a child. But as an adult you also understand your responsibility as a citizen of the earth to make this day as special as possible with minimal impact to the environment. According to reports, the average wedding of 100-120 guests is responsible for 400-600 pounds of […]

The Benefits of Eating Locally Grown Food

benefits of locally grown food

Why eat locally grown food? As consumers, we’ve begun to take notice of what’s on the dinner plate and question the origin of our food. With this growing trend, local food producers see the benefit of transparency when it comes to how their food is grown. The benefits of locally grown food go much further […]

Three Great Reasons to Buy Fair Trade Coffee

buy fair trade coffee

Did you know coffee is the one of the most traded commodities in the world? With that said, the coffee industry can be unpredictable and erratic due to dramatic price fluctuations. That’s why you should buy FAIRTRADE coffee. This system provides quality coffee for a fair price consistently. For many consumers, fair trade coffee represents a […]

Our Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is a food-centric holiday with a little family and friends mixed in. Whether you’re dining with friends or preparing the meal, it’s always fun to contribute to the festivities with a favorite recipe. However, a recipe is only as good as its ingredients. If you’re celebrating #WorldVeganMonth, we have a delicious recipe for a vegan-style […]

50th Annual Autumn Glory Festival 2017

Autumn Glory Festival 2017

As autumn arrives in the mountains, so does the annual Autumn Glory Festival as it celebrates the splendor and beauty of the mountains in Western Maryland.  Slated for October 11-15, this annual fall celebration reaches a monumental milestone this year as festival planners transform Maryland’s most western county into a colorful occasion of art, food, […]

MoonShadow Opens at Deep Creek Lake

MoonShadow

Formerly located in Accident, MD, MoonShadow has a new home at Deep Creek Lake. With the same friendly faces, you can enjoy the old favorites from the menu or try something bold to excite your tastebuds. At the new location, on Bumble Bee Road across from Garrett College, enjoy savory food, listen to local bands, […]

Art in the Maryland Mountains

Art shows in Maryland

Thomas Merton said it best, “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” There is no better place to experience art, than in the mountains. Mark your calendars and head to the hills for over the top art and entertainment every season. Start with a beautiful classic, the Saville Gallery, […]

Harvest Moon Market Now Open!

Harvest Moon Market Accident Maryland

Nestled in the heart of Accident, Maryland, a new wholefoods grocer, Harvest Moon Market, has opened their doors to the community. Seven days a week, from 7am-7pm, customers can find a wide variety of bulk herbs, spices, and dry goods, as well as organic, gluten free, and vegan products. Working with local farmers, Harvest Moon […]

Cost of Tiny Homes

Cost of Tiny Homes

Are you planning to downsize or maybe add a guest house to your existing property? Well, a tiny house may be just the answer to your dilemma and your budget. Depending on your need, tiny structures are used for primary homes, yoga & fitness studios, vacation cabins, art galleries, or even a guest house in […]

New Lifestyle Video from Hobbitat

Ever wonder what it’s like to live in a Tiny Home? Come visit Blue Moon Rising and stay for a while in one of our sustainable tiny houses! We’ve partnered with Hobbitat to make sure our homes are welcoming for any length visit. Check out their video below to see how living in a tiny […]