In a town where tourists come for the food, people who live on the margins of society often feel unwelcome in restaurants, even if they have the money to pay for a meal. But at 12 Baskets Café, they are welcome and valued.
“In the spirit of community involvement at all levels which underlines participatory action research, I am putting out the call for volunteers to help with some of these tasks.”
An 18-foot tree made of nonperishable food items and assorted household products, in a mall decked out in artificial candy canes: It’s as natural a fit as highlighting poverty in a place where commerce reigns and cash registers ring with cheerful abundance. “One of my goals for this season is to draw just a little […]
Volunteers from Davidson College on Friday, Aug. 10, and Outward Bound on Saturday, Aug. 11, removed tons of trash from Town Branch Creek. (Photos courtesy of Asheville Greenworks)
Wild for Life, a local organization dedicated to returning injured birds of prey to the wild, brought some of their feathered friends out for some ice cream
An impossibly-steep slope in West Asheville Park has been transformed from tall waving grass to fruit and nut trees and bushes thanks to the work of volunteers — now the volunteers want to harness the run-off to keep the garden going
(Photos by Bill Rhodes)
Volunteers sought to assemble playground equipment.
Forty-two volunteers and staff served about 300 people a traditional Thanksgiving meal at Western Carolina Rescue Ministry on Patton Avenue on Wednesday, Nov. 23.
Ten trees arrived at the Wedge Brewery, their roots wrapped in burlaped balls of dirt, on the the back of a flatbed truck. “They look kind of funny up there, on the truck,” said Julia McAffee of Chicago who was there to drink beer, not plant trees. “I had no idea people did things like […]
Brotherhug Barlow, Robbie Sweetser and Jim Hornaday look up at vines in the trees along the Hominy Creek Greenway.