The drop-in event will offer information on everything from basic poultry care to homegrown food sources and keeping chickens for pest control.
More than 30 bands on three stages plus classes covering everything from aquaponics to regenerative agriculture practices are on the schedule for the three-day festival.
The volunteer-driven program offers recovery support groups that leverage the camaraderie inherent in the food and beverage industry.
The proposed two-story pavilion would provide cold storage, processing space, a value-added kitchen and more for local community gardens.
The two-day event will offer guided, educational tours of the flower fields, pottery studio and wood-fired kiln along with other activities.
There’s high demand in Asheville’s restaurant scene for local, pasture-raised eggs, but for small farms, scaling an egg operation to wholesale presents many challenges.
In The Whole Okra: A Seed to Stem Celebration, the author defends a vegetable that’s long been maligned by millions.
“Every day is different,” says the Archetype Brewing marketing director. “But I love it.”
The refreshing, low-calorie beverages provide a new option for customers while offering the brewers and cider makers an intriguing technical challenge.
According to Feeding America, 20 percent of the more than 46 million people who access the organization’s national network of food banks each year are part of households that include someone who’s served or is serving in the U.S. military.
Proceeds from the sale support the all-volunteer nonprofit group’s annual garden grant awards and other programs.
Peonies are unfussy perennials with beautiful, colorful blooms. And many varieties will be on full display this month at Wildcat Ridge Farm in Clyde.
Press release from The Fresh Market: WHAT/WHO: As a national mission partner of Feeding America®, fresh-focused specialty grocer The Fresh Market is launching “Meals on a Mission”, a monthlong fundraising campaign in all 161 of The Fresh Market locations. Every dollar donated helps provide at least 10 meals* to people in need. WHEN: The Fresh […]
A Smith-McDowell House exhibit and programming and a Swannanoa Valley Musuem & History Center event bring tea into the conversation about Western North Carolina history.
A host of factors, including poverty, job loss, lack of transportation, unaffordable housing and chronic health issues, contribute to creating barriers to food access. But the vague mental images painted by these scenarios do not necessarily put an accurate face on WNC’s sprawling and complicated food insecurity problem.
Press release from the Organic Growers School: Date: Tuesday February 12th, 2019 Time: 4:00 to 8:30 pm Location: Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy Incubator Farm 180 Mag Sluder Rd. Alexander, NC 28701 (just 15 minutes from Asheville, NC) Cost: $40 per person (dinner included) Instructors: Danielle Hutchinson (Beacon Village Farm), Vanessa Campbell (Full Sun Farm) and […]
Press release from the Henderson County Education Foundation: HENDERSONVILLE – The Henderson County Education Foundation will host its fourth annual Food for Thought event from January 21st through January 25th. Participating restaurants will donate a portion of their sales (between 10 and 25%) to support the Foundation and its programs benefitting public schools in Henderson […]
Press release from Living Web Farms: JANUARY 29TH , 2019 LIVING WEB FARMS presents COFFEE: ACTIVISM, SUSTAINABILTY, FLAVOR, AND TRADE 6:00-8:00pm 176 Kimzey Road Mills River NC 28759 Coffee Class Explores Flavor, and Footprint of World’s Second Most-Traded Commodity Powering our work day and many school carpools, coffee is the second most traded commodity after oil, and […]
Press release from the N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission: Supporting the agricultural industry, impacting rural communities and stimulating economic development are key objectives for the 2019 NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission (NCTTFC) grant cycle. Funds will be awarded in the fall of 2019 for selected innovative projects. Applications information is now online at www.tobaccotrustfund.org for […]
Landmark restaurants changed hands, established chefs experimented with new concepts and Asheville lost one food festival and gained a new one.
In a city that’s always hopping with food and drink events, here are a few that stood out from 2018.