The large, yellowish-green fruit, although native to the Eastern United States, is hard to come across due to its short shelf life and very limited cultivation. Nevertheless, some Asheville-area makers are crafting pawpaw products to give more people a taste of this indigenous American delight.
Tag: Nutty Buddy Collective
Showing 1-6 of 6 results
Smith Mill Works companies envision a resilient future Asheville
Smith Mill Works is a sprawling, formerly abandoned greenhouse complex in West Asheville. The property’s revitalization began with in 2014 with the involvement of Michael Klatt. Now home to a diverse array of resilient businesses, the facility provides insight and inspiration toward a sustainable future for Asheville and the region.
Blue Ridge Biofuels brings its closed-loop cooking oil initiative closer to home
Although some question its overall sustainability, Blue Ridge Biofuels’ Field to Fryer to Fuel program is transitioning to a new facility and on the verge of expansion.
The mighty acorn: Some believe the wild nut is WNC’s food of the future
Long overlooked as a source of nutrition, acorns are nutritious, plentiful and free for the taking.
Carnival of Nuts fundraiser supports Asheville native nut collective
The family-friendly event will feature nutty foods, carnival games, squirrel aerial shows and more in an effort to help a local native nut-growing collective buy equipment to bring its harvest to market.
Nutty Buddy Collective aims to transform local agriculture
The Nutty Buddy Collective is pioneering new models of sustainable, perennial agriculture by establishing long-term leasehold agreements with conservation-minded landowners. Once the use of the land has been secured, the collective plants fruit and nut crops that take several years to reach maturity.