Lenoir-Rhyne students partner with local Subway restaurant for World Food Day events

PRESS RELEASE from Subway: WHAT: Subway® and Dietetic Internship graduate students from Lenoir-Rhyne University will celebrate World Food Day by helping area families learn “better for you” food choices. The “Share the Color” food workshops are designed to teach children how to make better food choices and the importance of making colorful fruits and vegetables […]

WNC Nature Center to host 41st annual Hey Day fall festival, Oct. 7

PRESS RELEASE from WNC Nature Center: On Saturday, October 7th the WNC Nature Center will host their 41st annual Hey Day fall festival from 10am-4pm. The event includes fun for the whole family: live performances, music, games, crafts, special animal education moments, food vendors and more! Attendees will be entertained by the Mountain Thunder Cloggers, […]

UNC Asheville Dining Services receives Green Restaurant, Fair Trade designations

PRESS RELEASE from UNC Asheville: UNC Asheville Dining Services – operated by Chartwells – is proud to announce that the university’s Brown Dining Hall is now certified as a 3 Star Certified Green Restaurant® by the Green Restaurant Association (GRA). Operating in 47 U.S. states and in Canada, GRA encourages restaurants to green their operations using […]

UpCountry Brewing Co. to host breakfast and beer dinner, Sept. 14

On September 14, 2017, UpCountry Brewing will host its first Breakfast & Beer Pairing Dinner prepared by Executive Chef Matt Kovitch. The five-course meal will be breakfast themed, with each course paired with one of UpCountry’s house brewed beers. The courses are as follows: Upon arrival, a pint of the ‘Bernie Sanders is the Original […]

Asheville restaurants provide food during Downtown Welcome Table plumbing dilemma

PRESS RELEASE from Haywood Street Congregation: ASHEVILLE, N.C. (September 8, 2017) – Every Wednesday and Sunday, hundreds of Ashevillians from all walks of life gather at Haywood Street Congregation to share a free meal and fellowship at Downtown Welcome Table. However, an unexpected plumbing incident has sent church administrators and volunteers on a mission to […]

Farm Sanctuary launches Pigs on Parade awareness campaign in Asheville

PRESS RELEASE from Farm Sanctuary: ASHEVILLE, N.C. – In North Carolina, one of the largest pork-producing states in the nation, pigs practically outnumber people, yet these neighbors rarely if ever meet (outside of the supermarket) because the pigs are hidden away inside the state’s more than 2,100 industrial farm facilities, where they never experience sunlight, […]

Buxton Hall Barbecue celebrates anniversary with Indoor Pig Pickin’ lunch

PRESS RELEASE from Buxton Hall Barbecue: ASHEVILLE (August, 18, 2017) – Prepare to party, Asheville. Buxton Hall is gearing up for a celebration two-years in the making to commemorate the day the iconic skating rink transformed into a can’t-miss barbecue joint. The party officially starts on Tuesday, August 29 with boozy malted mudslide milkshakes – […]

Flow Food for Movement workshop at The Block Off Biltmore, Aug. 19

Flow Food for Movement, a workshop on nutrition for yoga, will take place 12:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, downtown at The Block Off Biltmore. The class will cover topics such as ayurvedics, macrobiotics, sattvic diets, compassionate consumption, Buddhist and yogic principles, nutrition for strength, nutrition for balance, nutrition for blood detoxification and much more. The afternoon […]

Season’s at Highland Lake honored for outstanding wine program

PRESS RELEASE from Season’s at Highland Lake: Flat Rock , NC (July 31, 2017) – Season’s at Highland Lake has been honored for its outstanding wine program in Wine Spectator’s 2017 Restaurant Wine List Awards. The restaurant is recognized among other winners from all over the globe as a top destination for wine lovers. “On behalf of Wine Spectator,I’m thrilled […]

NC Growing Together offers crowdfunding webinar for food and farm businesses, Aug. 10

PRESS RELEASE from NC Growing Together: August 10, 2017 | 10-11 a.m. | Virtual | Online Registration What you’ll learn: Because of legislation passed by the N.C. General Assembly in July 2016, startups in North Carolina can now raise up to $2 million from average investors using their own web site or a registered funding portal. A […]