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Blue Ridge in a Box - High Country Hero Box - LOCAL DELIVERY ONLY

Blue Ridge in a Box - High Country Hero Box - LOCAL DELIVERY ONLY

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Show your appreciation for the first responders and frontline workers of the High Country! Give them a Blue Ridge in a Box - High Country Hero Box!

Boxes will be locally delivered for FREE to your hero at one of the following locations in the High Country of NC:

  • Watauga County Sheriff's Office
  • Boone Police Department
  • App State University Police Department
  • Blowing Rock Police Department
  • State Highway Patrol Boone
  • Appalachian Healthcare Police Department
  • Boone Fire Department Station 1
  • Boone Fire Department Station 2
  • Boone Fire Department Station 3
  • Deep Gap Fire Department
  • Watauga Medics Base 1
  • Watauga Medics Base 2
  • Watauga Medics Base 3
  • Watauga Medical Center
  • Blowing Rock Fire & Rescue Station 1
  • Blowing Rock Fire & Rescue Station 2
  • Blowing Rock Fire & Rescue Station 3


The High Country Hero box contains products from some of the best small businesses of the Blue Ridge that will help your hero get through their shift and feel appreciated! 

You'll customize your gift box for your hero by choosing one item from each of the following categories in the drop-down menus:

    Tasty Treat 1:

    • 1 freshly-baked cookie from Appalachia Cookie Company in Boone, NC; -OR-

    • 1 gourmet brown butter rice krispy treat (gluten free!) from Sweet Dreams Patisserie in Boone, NC; 

    Tasty Treat 2:

    • 1 bag of chewy balls from Faith Mountain Farm in Creston, NC; -OR-

    • 1 bag of raw, local honey sticks from Whole Hive Honey Company in Boone, NC; -OR-

    • 1 pack of meat sticks from BFR Beef in Boone, NC

    Gift Card/Voucher:

    • 1 $5 gift voucher to the Watauga County Farmers' Market in Boone, NC -OR-

    • 1 $5 gift card to The Local Lion in Boone, NC 

    Every box will also include:

    • 1 handcrafted, all-natural lip balm from Beez Nuts Balms in Boone, NC

    • 1 hand drawn map highlighting small businesses in the High Country from Discovery Maps High Country; -AND-

    • 1 Blue Ridge in a Box decal sticker

    You can add on a bag of beef jerky from Jerky Outpost in Blowing Rock & Valle Crucis for an additional $10!

    $0.50 from the purchase of each Educational Exemplar Box will be donated to Hunter’s Heroes in Boone, NC! For more information about the incredible work Hunter’s Heroes is doing, check out their website here

    Hero's Delivery Location and Delivery Day:

    Choose your hero's delivery location from the drop-down menu.

    Choose your hero's delivery day from the pop-up calendar.

    Hero's Shift:

    If you'd like your hero's box delivered during their shift, just provide the hours of their shift in the space provided. Please feel free to provide any additional information in that field that may be helpful for us when delivering their box! If you'd like us to make sure your hero's box is personally delivered to them while on shift, please write it here as well! We LOVE to make that happen for you!! If you have additional special delivery requests, please email us at!

    Hero's Name, Position and/or Department:

    Please provide your hero's name along with their title, position and/or department (Sgt. Joe Smith; Joe Smith, firefighter; Joe Smith, nurse in the emergency department) in the space provided. It is especially important to include the department name if your hero is at the Watauga Medical Center.

    If you don't have a specific hero in mind, we will choose one for you! Just write "please choose" in this space. We will deliver your box to a first responder who has not yet received a Hero Box! 

    Personalized Note:

    There is also a space for a personalized note. You may include a personalized note to your hero here. Please type your note exactly as you would like it to appear in the box.

    *Important note regarding delivery/shipping address:

    You will be asked to provide a delivery/shipping address for the gift recipient at checkout, but Hero Boxes will be LOCALLY DELIVERED to the chosen drop-down DELIVERY LOCATION only (regardless of the shipping) address you provide! No Hero Boxes will be shipped or delivered to personal addresses. For special requests, please email



    *Please keep in mind that substitutions for products and/or businesses may be necessary at the time of shipping. Most of the small businesses that we collaborate with are small-batch producers. As such, products may be limited and therefore may need to be substituted. That being said, you will still always receive amazing products from the best small businesses of the Blue Ridge!!*