Poppy Handcrafted Popcorn is growing to include a flagship store on the South Slope. Plus: Appalachian Mountain Brewery opens in Mills River; u-pick season starts at Jeter Mountain Farm; and more.
Sovereign Remedies Exchange opens in Leicester. Also: Botiwalla comes to West Asheville; Barn Door Ciderworks returns; and more!
It’s impossible to walk in downtown Asheville without receiving the message loud and clear: This city supports its local businesses. Locally based brands like Spicewalla, Roots Hummus and Buchi Kombucha appear regularly on store shelves. Stickers promoting Go Local Asheville (formerly the Asheville Grown Business Alliance), a locally focused economic alliance, adorn window fronts. A […]
Local nonprofit Sleep Tight Kids aims to provide more vulnerable children with simple bedtime amenities like blankets and pajamas after holding an all-ages fundraiser at Bold Rock Hard Cider on Sunday, May 1.
Through grassroots community collaborations, Food Connection saves many thousands of pounds of fresh, unused food from the trash each year, transporting it by taxi to be distributed to residents in need. A federal law allows businesses to donate wholesome food items to feed the hungry without legal liability.