“I think [farming helps] you see what government can do, but you also see what government can’t do.” — Chairman Nathan Ramsey,Buncombe County Board of Commissioners “You’ve got to be efficient,” proclaims Nathan Ramsey, a lawyer by training and the current chairman of the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners. If he says it once, he […]

Field of view

“We definitely have to work more regionally than we are. … It’s not just the city of Asheville.” — former Council member Barbara Field “I really enjoy politics,” says former Asheville City Council member Barbara Field, sipping tea from a beautiful hand-crafted mug as she relaxes on a Sunday afternoon. “I like the game of […]