Food for thought: Homework diner propels student success

Food for thought: Homework diner propels student success

Volume
23
/ Issue
41

Cover Design Credit:

Scott Southwick

Cover Photography Credit:

Jack Sorokin
The Homework Diner initiative, a collaborative effort among two local nonprofits and area schools, offers tutoring for students while providing families with free, hot meals. On the cover: Gov. Roy Cooper visits with participant Eli Dougherty.

arts

food

living

  • The big business of minuscule microgreens

    -by Maggie Cramer
    Microgreens are increasingly big business, with local restaurant diners and home chefs embracing the tiny, yet flavorful, leaves. Xpress talked to growers to find out where you can try the…
  • WNC groups offer yoga to at-risk populations

    -by Kate Lundquist
    A variety of Asheville nonprofits include yoga in their offerings to at-risk populations, including the incarcerated, the homeless, and older adults. The organizations stress that any activity that taps into…
  • Asheville nonprofits assist women with cancer

    -by Leslie Boyd
    Several Asheville nonprofits assist women with breast and gynecological cancer by helping to pay for treatment-related expenses as well as transportation, rent and utility bills.

movies

  • Screen scene: Local film news

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    The Grail's Silent Sundays series continues with a Buster Keaton comedy, Hickory Nut Gap Farm hosts a Family Movie Night and more.

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