Eat Shop Explore
We are so much more than a children’s home, come see the colors of hope at Crossnore School & Children’s Home! There are opportunities here to eat, shop, and explore. We invite you to come spend an hour or the day – there’s something for everyone! Feel free to explore on your own, or contact the Advancement team for a guided tour.
Blair Fraley Sales Store
The Blair Fraley Sales Store is the largest resale shop in the High Country. Operated by Crossnore School & Children’s Home, the store offers treasures to locals and visitors alike.
Founded in 1923 by Mary Martin Sloop, the Weaving Room was created to keep alive the art of hand-weaving, to give an economic opportunity to women, and to promote Crossnore School & Children’s Home through the sale of beautiful hand-woven goods all over the world.
Crossnore Fine Arts Gallery
Crossnore Fine Arts Gallery represents regional painters, sculptors, and fine craft persons who want to take part in benefiting the children of Crossnore School & Children’s Home. The gallery specially supports the Stepping Stones program which transitions students from foster care to successful independent living.
Miracle Grounds Coffee & Cafe
Serving Hot and Cold coffee, specialty drinks, tea, and a variety of daily food and drink specials, Miracle Grounds Coffee Shop and Cafe is a must for any campus visitor. Manager Cami Buchanan and her team of student workers look forward to serving you!
Miracle Grounds Farm Store
Miracle Grounds Farm Store features Home-grown produce year-round. The Farm Store also sells locally-sourced grass-fed beef products, pork and chicken products, jams, jellies, salsa, chow-chow, olive oils and vinegars, and handcrafted items, included woven goods from Crossnore Weavers.
Sloop Chapel & Fresco
Home of the Ben Long Fresco – Suffer the Little Children. Master fresco artist Ben F. Long, IV, brings to life the scripture from Mark 10:14–“Suffer the little children to come unto me and forbid them not; for such is the kingdom of God.”