“The ‘little man’ from Assisi found a way that did not provoke anger, hostility and division. Can we? Blessed are the peacemakers. Is there a place where anger and compassion meet?”
The brewery opened with a golden rye made with organic malt, and is following that with a a porter, a red ale and a turmeric ale, all brewed with with fresh well water from owner Phil Desenne’s five-acre farm.
Asheville may be a top dream destination for many folks, but for an increasing number of newcomers and old-timers alike, the No. 1 dream destination may be just down the road a ways. With the challenges of urbanization besetting Asheville, newcomers and locals alike are turning to surrounding towns and communities in search of cheaper […]
It started with a dare in the blizzard of ’93. Robert Ploeger’s father was having a hard time growing asparagus, and Robert said, “I’ll bet you I can grow it.” That winter, he and wife, Glenda Ploeger, co-owners of Cane Creek Asparagus & Co., started what would become their first three rows of asparagus in the greenhouse attached to their Fairview home.
In its first meeting in over a month, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners is set to consider a rezoning request for an 8.9 acre parcel of land in Fairview at 104 Charlotte Highway, hold a public hearing on the use of Rural Operating Assistance Program (ROAP) funds, and adopt a new Code of Ethics.
Mountain Voices Alliance will offer a community forum on development issues in southeast Buncombe County at the Fairview Community Center on Saturday, Feb. 10, from 10 a.m. to noon.