Nearly 11,700 children are in foster care in North Carolina. Eliada Homes, which has long placed and supported children in foster families, recently added adoption services to its offerings, hoping to encourage more parents to consider fostering to adopt.
From hemp to herd shares, 2018 was a year of growth and change for WNC farmers and gardeners.
A renewed focus on farming aims to provide STEM education opportunities for students while ultimately making the organization self-sustaining.
Eliada Farms Weeks kicks off Saturday, Aug. 18 at Sovereign Remedies. Also: Ben’s Tune Up hosts Slushie Fest; West Asheville Tailgate Market throws a block party; Haywood Street Congregation introduces WelcomeFEST 2018 and more in this week’s Small Bites
Xpress presents the 2017 Asheville Innovators. Our website will feature profiles of the eight projects and organizations we selected. Our fourth profile is Michael Murphy and Ted Stump.
Hydroponics is taking off around the globe, the country and in Western North Carolina. But it’s not just backyard gardeners who want to reap hydroponics’ impressive list of benefits, which range from a rapid growth rate to less labor to water conservation to crop consistency.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a new album by local duo Tina & Her Pony, a body movement and pole dancing studio and Eliada’s on-campus hydroponic gardening project.
LEAF festival, held last weekend at Lake Eden in Black Mountain, started chilly but quickly heated up with music, dance, performance and visual art. On Friday, hip-hop artist Chali 2na took the Lakeside stage with jazz-fusion band Naughty Professor and performed two songs with students from Eliada Homes. Electronic/world music collective Beats Antique headlined to […]
The Broadcast has planned and arts and crafts supplies drive to coincide with the lively rock group’s upcoming performance at The Grey Eagle. Art gear and monetary donations collected at the event will benefit teens at Eliada’s residential treatment facility.
The return of Eliada’s annual corn maze, the largest in Western North Carolina, marks the return of the fall season — reminding Ashevilleans to head outside and enjoy the (so far) somewhat cooler weather. And that message is carried out in more ways than one at the autumn attraction, opening on Friday, Sept. 5.
In all of Eliada’s programs one can find a strong emphasis on family involvement. According to Eliada’s President & CEO Mark Upright, “Eliada strives to serve the ‘whole’ child, and that means serving the entire family and engaging the communities our families are embedded in.”
On Friday, September 6, Western North Carolina’s largest corn maze and fall event will open to the public, featuring a design that honors Eliada’s partnership with the Asheville Grown Business Alliance.
Local tattoo/piercing shop Diamond Thieves joined a collection of motorcycle clubs led by Legendz to deliver a trailer full of toys to Eliada Home.