Citing the ever-growing craft beer industry, quality of life and ample support for early-stage businesses, Popular Mechanics named Asheville the second best up-and-coming city for entrepreneurship in a Jan. 13 article.
It’s time to kick off the third year of Go Local, the loyalty card from Asheville Grown Business Alliance that raises money for Asheville City Schools by supporting the local economy. Part two of our series looks at how the movement to buy local is growing throughout Asheville and western North Carolina.
Asheville City Schools Foundation announces the 2014 Go Local card directory.
On Friday, September 6, Western North Carolina’s largest corn maze and fall event will open to the public, featuring a design that honors Eliada’s partnership with the Asheville Grown Business Alliance.
Starting last Friday, those purchasing the Go Local discount cards can designate which Asheville-grown group will receive the $5 donation included in the purchase.
Ready for the next Local Social? On Sunday, Oct 23, drift on down to the courtyard of the Crêperie Bouchon, decked out in your best ghostly (or zombiefied) finery for “Feast Local.”