They are creating special pieces to sell on Aug. 14 to raise money for his Central Asia Institute (at least half the sales price of each piece will go to the group). The Central Asia Institute is one of 10 charities that received part of President Obama’s Nobel Peace money. Mortenson’s book, Three Cups of Tea
You can find out more at the website “Seagrove Potters for Peace.”
Seagrove’s potters are not rich. Their shops are small family businesses. Often their homes are on the same property as the shops, which dot the Seagrove area (Seagrove is a small town of 260 people or thereabouts). So if you want a piece of unique pottery and help a good cause, visit these potters in rural North Carolina on Aug. 14.