Local bartenders to square off during Bar Wars AVL, French Broad Food Co-op seeks community input on expansion plans, the Mills River Farmers Market lines up new vendors and the Barefoot Wine founders to offer business advice at UNC Asheville workshops.
On Saturday, March 21, Asheville’s only community-owned, nonprofit grocery store will host a facilitated discussion to solicit input and ideas from residents on proposed expansion plans that could affect the south end of downtown.
The Are We Eating Fishy Food? Tour parked its caravan of five “GMO art cars” outside the French Broad Food Co-op this afternoon in order to raise awareness about GMO labeling. The vehicles are fitted with 300-pound, roof-mounted sculptures of “fishy”-looking produce. Asheville is the second-to-last stop on the activists’ 6,083-mile journey from Seattle to New York City.
I am writing in response to Cari Rowan's July 18 letter, “Down and Out in Aisle One.” I am glad you are noticing the changes going on in what used to be two very vibrant local natural food companies. Both stores used to be places that really upped the bar when it came to sourcing […]
Last year, we Ashevilleans saw the corporate takeover of our beloved Greenlife. While some seem to not mind the change, many of us disliked the lowered quality and diminished local options and ran away to Earth Fare. Well, now we are facing an even worse corporate takeover of Earth Fare. Talk about dark, deep holes! […]
The French Broad Food Co-op has a new general manager, Bobby Sullivan. In my opinion, he is the best thing to happen to our store in a long time. If you have stopped shopping at FBFC, come back. I think you will find better energy and lots of positive changes happening. If you have never […]
This is addressed to anyone who’s a member of the French Broad Food Co-op or is interested in the cooperative movement as an alternative to the corporate-dominated economy. Please come to the Co-op’s annual membership meeting on Saturday, May 31, starting at 2 p.m. With its all-organic produce and the largest selection of bulk herbs […]