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Carla Francis

Contributor Bio

Carla is a North Georgia native who grew up on the shores of Lake Lanier before moving on to become a Georgia Bulldog. Her idea of the perfect day is apple picking at B.J. Reece Orchards, enjoying a glass of wine at Cartecay Vineyards, then winding down in front of a roaring fire. She has written features for North Georgia Living Magazine, ROVA Magazine, Blue Ridge Outdoors, and others.

Backyard Beekeeping

In Northeast Georgia the hobby of backyard beekeeping is buzzing through communities large and small, picking up newcomers along the...

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Spotlights on all things North Georgia, from interesting people to fascinating places and then some.

Vines & Hops

North Georgia's best wineries, breweries and distilleries.

Georgia Made

Your shopping guide for all things made in Georgia.

Food For Thought

North Georgia's best restaurants.

Home & Garden

Inspiration and ideas for your home and garden.


Where to go and what to see in and out of Georgia.


New and noteworthy in North Georgia.


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