Here you’ll find an (incomplete) list of magazines and other publications that have featured Native Ground Books & Music, and our authors/owners Wayne Erbsen & Barbara Swell

Barbara Swell

“10 Best Pie Cookbooks in 2022 (Chef-Reviewed)” -MyBest, 2022

“Log Cabin Cooking in Asheville: Where the hearth is” – Our State Magazine, 2021

“Pie experts and amateurs offer insights into making the perfect crust” – Mountain Xpress, 2021

Asheville Culinarians Share Layers of Tradition in Appalachian Kitchen“- The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 2019

“Cozying up to slow cooking: WNC winters inspire wood-fired and slow cooker comfort food”– Mountain Xpress, 2018

Pretty as pie: Asheville Retro Pie Contest builds community one crust at a time” – Mountain Xpress, 2016

“Barb’s Butter Crust” – Evan Kleiman/Good Food Podcast 2015

“Easy as pie: Local experts share ideas for perfect crusts, creative fillings” – Mountain Xpress, 2015

“Log Cabin Cooking” – Our State Magazine, 2014

“Asheville cooking instructor celebrates ‘made-from-scratch’ life” – Mountain Xpress, 2014

“Pie Party” – WNC Magazine, 2012

“Swell Cooking” – Blue Ridge Country Magazine, 2012

“Get Cooking: Learn Your Way Around the Kitchen” – WNC Magazine, 2010

“Pie Perfection” Good Food Podcast, 2009

“Evan Kleiman reveals some sweet advice for baking the best pies” – Lost Angeles Times, 2009

“From Field to Fork” – Charleston Magazine, 2009

“Chef Talk: Some Mighty Swell Cooking”, Bold Life Magazine, 2009

“Log Cabin Cooking Class” – Mountain Xpress, 2006

Wayne Erbsen

Wayne Erbsen has written 35 music instruction books & songbooks, and has published nearly 100 articles about bluegrass & old time music in publications including Bluegrass Today, Bluegrass Unlimited, Breakdown, and Banjo Newsletter. Here are some articles written about Wayne.

“Wayne Erbsen: Musician, Teacher, Author, and Radio HostBlue Ridge Music Trails Podcast, 2021

“Wayne Erbsen Headlines Pioneer Day Festival at Mountain Gateway Museum”– North Carolina Department of Natural & Cultural Resources, 2018

“Wayne Erbsen: The Bluegrass Gospel Songbook” – European Bluegrass Music Association, 2018

“Tuned into Tradition” -Bold Life, 2017

“Wayne Erbsen Nurtures WWC Bluegrass Talent” – Black Mountain News, 2018

“Review of Clawhammer Banjo: Tunes, Tips & Jamming, by Adam Hurt” – Bluegrass Music, May 2016

“Wayne Erbsen Interview” – Banjo Newsletter, 2011

“Bad Man Blues” – Bold Life, 2008