Olivette Riverside Community and Farm hosts a benefit festival for ASAP’s Double SNAP for Food and Vegetables program. Also: MANNA FoodBank’s popular Empty Bowls returns; Nine Mile bottles its salad dressings; and more!
“There’s no need for anyone to risk their health and safety at retail stores that refuse to implement this very simple and effective measure to hamper contagion.”
From reusing glass jars, to bulk shopping to bringing your own container for restaurant takeout and leftovers, locals are finding strategies for cutting down on food packaging.
“If a shopper cannot part with the pet for an hour, then maybe a trip to the shrink should be the priority instead of groceries.”
City Council approved a 112-room, five-story hotel project at 390 Airport Road at its Jan. 23 meeting, but not without some reluctance.
“I backed myself up and saw it, a sign on the door reading: ‘Therapy Dogs, Emotional Support Dogs and Pets, not allowed inside per Federal/NC State Law. Thank you for your cooperation.’ Uh-oh.”
Bacon is king at the fifth annual 105.9 the Mountain’s BaconFest Asheville. Also: Vegan Awareness Week begins Monday, Aug. 28, Slow Food Asheville holds a tomato tasting at The Wedge at Foundation and The West Asheville Tailgate Market teams up with Salt & Smoke for its first 2017 supper.
Local scientists, farmers, food activists and professors discuss the pros and cons of GMOs.
Cake, cocktails and music will be in play at Short Street Cakes’ eight-year anniversary event. Also this week: tequila tastings, a Winter Beer Dinner, New Orleans cuisine and more.
MANNA FoodBank erected a 10-ton structure of food donated by Ingles Markets for its annual kick off to the holiday season. Click through for a photo gallery from Pat Barcas.
Poppy Handcrafted Popcorn is offering fans free popcorn and more during the company’s first anniversary celebration. Meanwhile Standard Pizza Co., has a new downtown location; Asheville’s gluten-less population convenes for an educational event; Black Mountain Ciderworks is throwing a Halloween bash and Bomba is rolling out a multi-cultural menu.
The Ingles Table, an online content series which highlights recipes and rising culinary talent, filmed its “Holiday Homecoming” program at A-B Tech’s Asheville campus on Nov. 14, donating $5,000 to local nonprofit organizations at the event’s conclusion. The 30-minute episode followed four Ingles All Star chefs, each competing on behalf of a local charity, as […]
Last year, we Ashevilleans saw the corporate takeover of our beloved Greenlife. While some seem to not mind the change, many of us disliked the lowered quality and diminished local options and ran away to Earth Fare. Well, now we are facing an even worse corporate takeover of Earth Fare. Talk about dark, deep holes! […]
After hearing concerns about decreasing the number of lanes on Charlotte Street, Asheville City Council voted 6-0 to go forward with a traffic study of the corridor, claiming it will provide better information for future improvements.
White Duck Taco Shop expands hours, both the Gluten-Free Expo and Artisan Bread Bakers Fest are happening this weekend — and much more.
Construction has begun on a new Ingles superstore on the corner of Mills River Road and Boyleston Highway.
Asheville City Council March 22, 2011 meeting Trash pickup may be retooled Living wage approved for city contracts To some observers, it may have seemed as though Asheville City Council members and Ingles Markets were playing a game of development chicken, reaching the cliff’s edge during Council’s March 22 meeting. In February, Council members balked […]
A large Ingles supermarket development on Smoky Park Highway seeking an exemption from the city’s regular zoning rules is the main item at the March 22 Asheville City Council meeting.
A study released this month by the Food Research and Action Center identified the Asheville metro area as the seventh worst in the country for food hardship.
A look at what’s been making headlines.
It promises to be a busy meeting tonight as Asheville City Council considers an equality resolution aimed at protecting the rights of LGBT citizens, as well as a controversial Ingles expansion, among other items. Follow live Twitter coverage here.