Sanctuary turns three, Burial collaborates with Blackberry Farm and more local beer news.
**UPDATED AUG. 9** Fermented Nonsense and Sideways officially open, Thirsty Monk celebrates the release of Sierra Nevada’s latest Oktoberfest and more local beer news.
**UPDATED AUG. 2** The Bruisin’ Ales staff shares some favorite Canadian craft brews, The Whale celebrates the end of Grimm’s gypsy ways and more local beer news.
**UPDATED JULY 27** Hi-Wire celebrates its fifth anniversary, One World taps three new IPAs and more local beer news.
Wedge turns 10, Catawba releases a DIPA inspired by the Pritchard Park Drum Circle and more local beer news.
**UPDATED JULY 12** Highland releases the first beer from its barrel program, Tasty Beverage hosts an Allagash Wild Beer Roundup and more local beer news.
New restaurants and other dining options are making Hendersonville a new vegan hot spot.
Author and PBS television host Laura Theodore discusses her latest cookbook and new restaurant. Also: Fermenti offers free tastings; Folkmoot celebrates Appalachian culture and cuisine; outdoor tailgate markets return; Rise Above Deli expands; and Early Girl Eatery finds new owners.
At least five Asheville area breweries and one cidery host regular yoga classes.
Hendersonville students and residents turned out for the city’s March for Our Lives on March 24, lending their activism to events held elsewhere in Western North Carolina and around the country.
Although many of the region’s community-minded food businesses and breweries are known for their support of charities and causes, some were designed from the very beginning with a higher calling in mind.
Many WNC breweries consider live music to be a main component of their taproom offerings.
Ginger’s Revenge releases its first bottle, Thirsty Monk and Sanctuary celebrate anniversaries and more local beer news.
Threats against the Hendersonville brewery, WNC’s first owned by a black, queer woman, have been countered by support from community allies.
Sanctuary and Catawba reps discuss the process of working with charitable organizations to create new brews.
The documentary ‘Racing Extinction’ receives two local screenings, Highland Brewing shows a documentary on the U.S. military’s reduced dependence on fossil fuels and more.
Twin Leaf releases bottles of its first barrel-aged wild beer, Oskar Blues and Barley’s celebrate Cigar City’s new statewide presence and more.
**UPDATED JAN. 26** Highland releases its first seasonal of 2017, Burial sells its last batch of Skillet Donut Stout cans until June and more.
Local restaurants, breweries and organizations have developed creative ways to celebrate the holiday without the meat.
**UPDATED AUG. 20** Hops and Vines and Altamont sell, three breweries release beers to benefit the Blue Ridge Parkway and Waynesville hosts its second Beer Faire.
Sanctuary Brewing hosts the NC premiere of a food documentary, Asheville School of Film students share their work at The Grail and Hi-Wire’s Summer of Bill Murray continues with What About Bob?