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 […]
Making intentional choices about seed-bulb varieties and planting will pay off in the warm months with a bountiful and pungent harvest.
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, […]
This year’s festival expands onto Depot Street, adding tea vendors, yoga, cupping sessions and more.
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 […]
PRESS RELEASE from U.S. Cellular Center: ASHEVILLE — The U.S. Cellular Center is announcing a new and expanded menu for concessions selections at upcoming events to be held at the facility. Fresh philosophy: The U.S. Cellular Center is saying goodbye to pre-wrapped items that emerge from a warming drawer wrapped in a wad of foil. […]
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 […]
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 […]
The New York City-based author and baker launches her new book, Toast & Jam, in Asheville with events at OWL Bakery and East Fork Pottery.
Hunger Action Month brings a fresh-produce hub for Haywood and Jackson counties, an expansion of the MANNA Packs for Kids program and a new initiative that engages tourists in raising funds to alleviate food-insecurity in Asheville and beyond.
PRESS RELEASE: ASHEVILLE, NC (AUGUST 29, 2017) – Today, Erica Cady and Robb, Matt, and Todd Sackett, known as the “Sandwich Squad,” became the proud new owners of the Jimmy John’s sandwich shop located at 5 Biltmore Avenue in downtown Asheville. This is the 10th store overall for the Sandwich Squad, who opened their first […]
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, […]
PRESS RELEASE from Westmoreland & Scully: Executive Chef Brian Crow announced his September Menu for Chestnut today. “Once again, I want to reflect the best of the season as well as the excellent local produce and meats that are available to Asheville diners.” This is evident in such dished as the herb Roasted Springer Farms Chicken. […]
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 – […]
In September, MANNA is embarking on a month-long collaboration with 29 area hotels to raise funds and awareness to fight hunger in Western North Carolina.
The downtown shop’s first cookbook features eight chapters of recipes both savory and sweet.
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 […]
A local farm has launched plans to turn a vacant lot on Fairview Road into a market and café, bringing much-needed food access and a social hub to one of Asheville’s food deserts.
PRESS RELEASE: Starting Saturday, August 5, Cúrate will extend its weekend hours to open at 10 a.m. every Saturday and Sunday. Guests can now enjoy the full menu beginning at 10 a.m., along with brunch specials, tapas and cocktails such as cava sangria by the glass or pitcher, or vermouth and sherry on tap paired […]
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 […]
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 […]