Articles written by: Anna Fletcher

Anna Fletcher

I just moved to Asheville in late May after graduating from Appalachian State University. I am 22, living in West Asheville, and working as an intern with ENO. I love being outside and am passionate about living a healthy lifestyle!

Go Loco for Local Foods!
Relax and be healthy

Go Loco for Local Foods!

by Anna Fletcher Rich eggplants, juicy figs, crisp green beans, bright pumpkins, and sweet persimmons. The end of summer and beginning of fall is prime season for autumn fruits and veggies that do as much good for your body as they do for your taste buds. As mornings get cooler and [...]

Labor Day Activities from Coast to Coast!
Holiday Wishes!

Labor Day Activities from Coast to Coast!

by Anna Fletcher This Monday is Labor Day, which celebrates the workers of America and their contribution in bettering our nation. This holiday was created by the labor movement, celebrated in New York for the first time in 1882, and officially made a national holiday by President Glover Cleveland in [...]

9 Backpacking Tips to Help You Out on the Trail
Outdoors Tips

9 Backpacking Tips to Help You Out on the Trail

by Anna Fletcher Whether you’re going on a weekend trip or backpacking down the AT for a month, these tips will help make life a little easier out on the trail! 1. Practice Setting Up and Breaking Down Camp.  Take everything out to the backyard and do a test run [...]

Hammock-Inspired Inventions!
Hammock Culture

Hammock-Inspired Inventions!

by Anna Fletcher Hammocks aren’t just used for outdoor relaxing and camping trips anymore! Designers are using the shape, suspension, and weightless comfort of the hammock as inspiration for their new inventions. Check out a few recent strokes of ingenuity in the inventor’s world… Hammock Inspired Bathtubs SPAce Hanging Bathtub-Shower.  [...]

Stretch It Out!
Relax and be healthy

Stretch It Out!

***NOTE FROM ENO:  Next week, we will begin a series of posts in honor of National Relaxation Day on August 15. This post is a kick-off to this upcoming series.*** by Anna Fletcher What’s the first thing you do in the morning? Do you grumpily slap the snooze button and [...]