“I wanted to address food insecurity with those who had Type 2 diabetes or hypertension and do something similar to Hello Fresh or Blue Apron, but with food pantry food,” Simuel says.
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Food pantry initiatives aid underserved communities
Tranzmission’s Talya Mazuz Food Program and Asheville Buncombe Food Policy Council’s outdoor pantries were launched in response to elevated food insecurity brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
E.W. Pearson Collaborative hosts first Racial Equity and Healing event
The free virtual program will share strategies for working with elected leaders to create and implement sustainable policy changes; a panel discussion will focus on effective ways to address inequity in public policy, education and the justice system.
Biltmore Avenue hotel returns for Council approval at March 12 meeting
While Mayor Esther Manheimer recommended in October that local hoteliers Pratik Bhakta and Monark Patel resubmit their proposal to Asheville City Council in at least “a year’s time,” the two aren’t waiting. Their hotel is back on the agenda for Council’s meeting of Tuesday, March 12, less than five months after its first consideration.
Growing healthy food for kids at the Shiloh Community Garden
At the Shiloh Community Garden, generations gather to connect with one another and with the environment.
At home in Shiloh: Venerable community fights encroachment
As development pressure increases all over Asheville, the historic African-American enclave of Shiloh remains vigilant about protecting its residential character. One recent showdown over zoning demonstrated that Shiloh’s community plan, developed by neighborhood leaders and ratified by City Council in 2010, is an effective tool for fighting commercial encroachment into residential areas.
Shiloh community celebrates a new outdoor gathering place
The Shiloh community celebrated their annual community garden potluck and summer celebration on Saturday, July 27. This year’s gathering was of particular significance to the community, as it marked the dedication of the garden’s new amphitheatre and outdoor kitchen.
Tupelo Honey supports Shiloh’s community enhancement efforts
Tupelo Honey Cafe is partnering with the Shiloh neighborhood to build an amphitheater and outdoor kitchen for the South Asheville community.