A group of citizens will deliver a petition to regional supermarket chain Ingles asking the store to label genetically modified food products.
Since Xpress featured Ujamaa Freedom Market in the September Women in Business issue, project organizers have launched a campaign on crowd-funding site GoFundMe. So far, they’ve raised 20 percent of their goal.
In Asheville’s thirst for sustainability, it's easy to forget that a third of the city's workers are low-wage, and in some neighborhoods, survival is the top priority.
I have lived in Asheville for a little more than a year and love it. One of the reasons I moved from New England was because of the cost of living. I bought a darling house for a price that wouldn't be possible up North. However, I find the food here to be extraordinarily expensive. […]
On Tuesday, Jan. 22, Asheville City Council members will vote on a resolution stating, “The City of Asheville approves the attached Food Policy Goals and Action Plan.” On Sunday, Jan. 19, WWNC radio host Pete Kaliner and “Dmitri/Raven Ravinoff” debated the issue via Twitter.
Fresh from City Hall, here’s some food-policy news you really ought to know.