Farm-to-table agriculture has gone mainstream, but does it work as a sustainable model? Some local farmers and restaurateurs aren’t sure, even as they persist in trying. “Any good farming system has all the components of an actual ecosystem,” says Sunil Patel, who runs Urban Patchwork Farms, a progressive farming venture that seeks to develop inner-city […]
Yesterday, Feb. 14, thousands of gallons of oil spilled into Hominy Creek. Since then, local individuals and organizations have posted videos investigating the impact of the spill, including questioning if the measures erected to stop the spill from spreading are effective and showing oil entering the French Broad River.
This week’s edition is dominated by local entertainers: musicians, comedians, filmmakers and more. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost weekend events.
The Western North Carolina Alliance is hosting the traveling 2013 Wild & Scenic Film Festival, stopping in Asheville and Cullowhee in April.
Naturalist John Muir, played by actor Lee Stetson, will be giving fireside chats on Oct. 8 and Oct. 9 in WNC.