Veterans Healing Farm, a nonprofit 10-acre farmstead in Hendersonville added a donation garden to its land this season and is well on track to make an impact in the local war on hunger.
Our series with Sherwood’s Music — showcasing local musicians through stripped-down performances for the web — is returning for a limited run this summer. This week Valerie Meiss performs “Space and Time.”
In an attempt to gain control over a possible avian influenza outbreak, the N.C. Department of Agriculture is requiring that chicken owners register their birds with the state, regardless of the size of their flock. Since March, the disease has been linked to the death of 48 million birds across 15 states, as reported by the Associated Press. […]
From The Charlotte Observer: In an attempt to deal quickly with a future avian flu outbreak, the N.C. Department of Agriculture is requiring that all chicken owners, no matter how many birds they own, register their birds with the state.
Our series with Sherwood’s Music — showcasing local musicians through stripped-down performances for the web — is returning for a limited run this summer. This week Krekel and Whoa perform “What’s Up With Asheville.”
From the Buncombe County Extension Master Gardeners Press release During the past school year, twelve public schools in Buncombe County were awarded a total of over $5,000 by the Extension Master Gardener Volunteers (EMGVs). The grants were made available through their School Gardening Grants program. Since the program’s inception in 2007, Buncombe County EMGVs have […]
Press release: Hi-Wire Brewing will host a special pint night to benefit Friend of the Smokies on July 30 from 4-11 p.m.
Press release: The Minority Enterprise Development Week awards are the only awards which specifically recognize outstanding ethnic minority owned businesses in Western North Carolina. Nominations occur in July and the Awards Event is held in September.
Press release: Local restaurant Season’s at Highland Lake was recently featured as “The Daily Dish” segment on Studio 62 on the Carolina’s CW 62 in Spartanburg, SC.
From Asheville Wine and Food Festival Press release Join us for the GRAND TASTING as we transform the U.S. Cellular Center into a Culinary Circus for the largest culinary festival in Asheville. Experience a riot of local and international wineries, local area breweries, regional distilleries, restaurateurs, chefs, farmers, and artisan food producers. ELIXIR kicks off […]
Press release: Charrettes for River Arts District form-based code project begin on Saturday, July 25.
From Jackson County Press release The Jackson County Farmers Market will be having a squash festival this Saturday, July 25th. If you are looking for fresh ideas for the overload of squash you have lying around, stop by. The squash cooking and tasting will get off the ground around 10. Our 9th Annual Self-Guided Farm […]
Our series with Sherwood’s Music — showcasing local musicians through stripped-down performances for the web — is returning for a limited run this summer. This week Pretty Pretty perform “Boots and Stoots.”
Press release: Green Opportunities announces that George C. Jones, Jr. will serve as the organization’s new executive director, officially beginning his role on July 15.
From Monarch Rescue Press Release As part of a national effort to stave the decline of monarch butterflies, Buncombe, Madison, Yancey, and Mitchell counties now have 13 new butterfly gardens, many installed by area students. Local organizations Monarch Rescue and Toe River Watershed Partnership have spear-headed the effort using a grant from the U.S. Fish […]
A bill that has passed the N.C. Senate and is currently slated for debate by House legislators, calls for the closure of all air monitoring stations not required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Press release: Fairview nonprofit and donation garden The Lord’s Acre has finalized purchase of its 3-acre farm from the previous property owner.
The nonprofit yoga center, Asheville Community Yoga, will host a 24-hour yogathon beginning on Saturday, Aug 8. The event will feature yoga classes and workshops designed to accommodate all fitness levels. In a related event, ACY board member Chris Lechner will be swimming across Lake Michigan and donating his sponsorship funds to ACY. Both events are […]
Press release: The city of Asheville has announced its new chief sustainability officer. Amber Weaver has previously worked as energy and environmental project manager
for the DeKalb County Government in Georgia and director of Keep DeKalb Beautiful
Event announcement: The Jackson County Farmers Market’s 9th annual Farm Tour will take place July 25th and 26th from 1 – 6 each day.
Event announcement: Haywood County residents can now sign their gardens up for the 2016 Haywood County Garden Tour.