Press release from UNC Asheville: Public interest attorney Steven M. Druker, founder of the Alliance for Bio-Integrity, will speak at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9 in UNC Asheville’s Rhoades Robinson Hall, Room 125, in an event co-sponsored by UNC Asheville’s Department of Environmental Studies and Living Web Farms. This event is free and open […]
Dahlias take center stage with events at the Hendersonville botanical garden.
The Early Girl’s owners say King Daddy’s will shutter on Thursday, Sept. 20, with the new restaurant opening on Wednesday, Sept. 26.
With new plans for a pantry on wheels and a pop-up market program that can connect with untapped collaborators, MANNA FoodBank rounds out almost five years of work aimed at addressing health inequities among WNC’s most vulnerable populations.
A renewed focus on farming aims to provide STEM education opportunities for students while ultimately making the organization self-sustaining.
Press release from Hickory Nut Gap Farm: [FAIRVIEW, NC, August 29th-] After months of planning, Hickory Nut Gap Farm has put together an impressive list of performers, artists, and renaissance-related talent for the upcoming “Fall Renaissance Faire at the Farm.” The all-day event kicks off on Saturday, September 8th from 11am-4pm. Performances are scheduled throughout […]
The self-guided tour will feature a wide range of garden designs established both at older homes and newly constructed residences.
Nationally known speakers, cooking classes with Asheville chefs and visits to local farms and markets are all part of this new learning event for medical professionals and nutritionists.
Through a partnership with Patchwork Urban Farms, chef Gene Ettison is leveraging a new entrepreneurial venture to bring healthy meals and grocery options to Asheville’s food deserts.
Press release from Fatz Southern Kitchen: ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 2, 2018 – Fatz Southern Kitchen is offering teachers a 50% discount from August 1-31 to thank educators during the back-to-school season. Any teacher that dines in-restaurant with Fatz for either lunch or dinner will receive 50% off of his or her meal. To redeem, teachers […]
From Japanese kakigori to Filipino halo-halo, Asheville is serving some chilly summer treats that venture far beyond a scoop of vanilla.
Employee Crystal Capettini bought the bar with the intention of preserving its historic dive bar character.
A class at Living Web Farms explores ways to inoculate carbonized charcoal with beneficial microbes and nutrients to yield a superior longterm fertilizer.
Sunny weather drew a large crowd to the June 2 event.
Although some question its overall sustainability, Blue Ridge Biofuels’ Field to Fryer to Fuel program is transitioning to a new facility and on the verge of expansion.
The inaugural U Grow Community Dig Day kicks off Western North Carolina’s growing season with a plant sale, free workshops and other activities.
A Philadelphia pastry chef with deep Asheville roots claimed one of the top honors this year in a competition that’s widely considered to be the Oscars of the food world — the James Beard Awards. Camille Cogswell, who started on her career path in Asheville High School’s culinary arts classes and did an internship as a teenager at the West […]
RALEIGH, N.C., April 17, 2018 — The North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association is now accepting applications for its third annual NCRLA Chef Showdown, presented by Got to be NC. The culinary competition features the talents of chefs, pastry chefs and mixologists from across the state. Applications will be accepted through Friday, May 4. “This one-of-a-kind competition […]
Despite tight budgets and bureaucratic hurdles, school nutrition directors are accessing more locally grown foods for area students.
Although originally lauded for its ability to stop erosion, kudzu fell from grace when its vigorous vines started to take over the landscape of the South. But a group of Asheville permaculture enthusiasts choose to view the plant in a more favorable light.
Press release from A-B Tech: Chef Christopher Bugher, a Culinary Instructor at A-B Tech, placed first with a gold medal in the Southeast regionals for the American Culinary Federation’s 2018 Chef of the Year. He will compete for the national title, July 15-18 in New Orleans. Bugher was named the ACF Chef of the Year […]