Local events with Michael Twitty

WHAT: 13th annual Carolina Mountains Literary Festival
WHERE: STILL NEED LOCATION
WHEN: The festival features numerous events and workshops — many of which are free — Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 6-8, in Burnsville. Michael Twitty will host the festival’s banquet at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 7. $35. cmlitfest.org

WHAT: “One Southern Family” UNC Asheville Farm-to-Table Dinner on the Quad
WHERE: UNC Asheville, Main Quad, 1 University Heights
WHEN: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4. $28 general admission, $10 for UNC Asheville students. avl.mx/58u

WHAT: 2018 Greenfest keynote lecture — Culinary Justice: Defining a Theory of Gastronomic Sovereignty
WHERE: Lipinsky Auditorium, UNC Asheville, 300 Library Lane
WHEN: 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6. Free. Come early for the Community Seed Swap 5-6:30 p.m. in the lobby. Vegetarian soul food by Asheville chef Gene Ettison will be for sale during the swap. avl.mx/58

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Gina Smith is the Mountain Xpress Food section editor and writer. She can be reached at gsmith@mountainx.com.

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