The annual event has pivoted its 2020 efforts to offering a curated collection of locally made fermented foods and beverages.
Though Slow Food Asheville’s original plans for Aunt Hettie’s Red went awry due to the pandemic, local farmers and chefs have still managed to experiment with the heritage okra variety.
Although The Block is closed for business, owner Cam MacQueen intends to keep the CommUNITY Meals initiative going.
The 14th annual Asheville Bread Festival returns at a new location. Also: The James Beard Foundation’s Celebrity Chef Tour dinner, A Field Guide to Mushrooms of the Carolinas; Table hosts its second Women’s Dinner: Why We Cook, FED Talks: The Magic of Fermentation and WakuWaku Eatery opens on Merrimon Avenue.
Metro Wines teams up with Rezaz and local cookbook authors for a vegan-based wine pairing dinner. Also, Living Web Farms and the French Broad Food Co-op host Fermentation Show and Tell, the Hop Ice Cream Café joins the Thomas Wolfe Memorial to celebrate Wolfe’s 117th birthday and White Duck Taco announces Sunday brunch and plans for a new space in the River Arts District.