Root Bottom Farm will host its second Pedal to Plate event on Sunday, Sept. 17. Also this week: Coffee for Champions campaign returns, North Asheville Food Truck Festival comes to town, Ole Shakey’s Getaway hosts Pig Out Luau and more.
The third annual Asheville Food Truck Showdown took over the parking lot adjacent to downtown Asheville’s Masonic Temple on Saturday, April 2. Fifteen food trucks lined up around the perimeter while throngs of people circled the variety of food on display.
Organizers say Mountain Sports Festival is a come-one-come-all event and that attitude is echoed in the multitude of nonsports attractions — in addition to extensive athletic programming — for participants and spectators of all backgrounds.
A clerical error created a confusing twist in this year’s Asheville Food Truck Showdown. Farm to Fender clearly claimed the People’s Choice Award, but naming a winner for the Judges’ Choice Award proved to be a bit more complicated. Photo gallery by Pat Barcas
Asheville’s second Food Truck Showdown is rolling into downtown. About a dozen mobile eateries will compete for the title of “Best Truck in Asheville” on Saturday, March 14. In addition to food, the family-friendly event offers face painting, a live DJ set and free puppy snuggles.