South Mountains State Park was also recognized – like Lake James
Cellars — based on points earned for environmentally-friendly practices. A family-owned winery in Glen Alpine, Lake James Cellars has an environmental team comprised of its owners and employees. Together, they are using solar energy for electricity and hot water, have switched to LED and fluorescent lighting, are landscaping with natural mulch and native plants, and actively recyclying throughout the business. If your business is interested in becoming part of NC Green Travel’s free program, visit their web site for more information and an application form.