Bee Week cover 06.10.15

Asheville Celebrates Bee Week

Volume
21
/ Issue
46

Cover Design Credit:

Elizabeth Bates
As the inaugural Bee City USA, Asheville is raising pollinator awareness with over a week of events designed to invite the public into the world of the insects and birds that sustain our gardens and green spaces.

arts

food

  • Grow your own nano: Small-batch brewing offers gateway into craft beer

    -by Brandon Bouchillon
    Brewing beer on a scaled-down system can present a way for homebrewers to take their hobby commercial. The success of a few local nanobreweries has proven that starting out small…
  • Laurey’s is reborn as 67 Biltmore

    -by Jonathan Ammons
    At the recently opened downtown café 67 Biltmore, the legacy of the late community activist and restaurateur Laurie Masterton lives on in spite of a few changes, including a fresh…
  • Small Bites: Blue Ridge BBQ and Music Festival

    -by Gina Smith
    Barbecue is in the spotlight at Tryon's Blue Ridge BBQ and Music Festival, Happy Jack's moves beyond breakfast, Postre Caramels launches in Asheville, Addison Farms Vineyard hosts a wine dinner…

living

  • Pollinator week creates a buzz for the bees

    -by Carrie Eidson
    Bee City USA will host its third annual Pollinator Celebration, a week of pollinator-centric events — held from Thursday, June 11, until Sunday, June 21 — designed to invite the…
  • Conscious Party: Floral fest fundraiser

    -by Michael McDonald
    The Black Mountain Center for the Arts hosts this ninth annual fundraiser, which features a variety of artwork specially cultivated from regional galleries for display in its Upper Gallery.
  • Ikebana brings mindfulness to flower arranging in WNC

    -by Lisa Sarasohn
    Ikebana — the Japanese art of flower arranging — engages mind and body, spirit and soul. The act becomes a meditation, with a focus on well-being.

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