Less than two months after assuming the role as director of We Give a Share, Madi Holtzman nervously approached founding board member Elizabeth Sims with the idea to change the local nonprofit’s name to better reflect its mission to “Make all plates equal.” Sims supported the idea, and in June, Holtzman presented her proposal to the […]
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What’s new in food: MANNA FoodBank hosts latest Outpace Hunger campaign
“MANNA is serving an average of 100,000 people per month through our network of 200-plus partner agencies,” says Kelly Schwartz, MANNA FoodBank’s special events manager. “With the rising cost of groceries, the need is still critical, especially for working families, seniors and veterans on a fixed budget.” With that in mind, MANNA is preparing for its […]
What’s new in food: LaRumba Restaurant Latino brings the party to East Asheville
LaRumba Restaurant Latino now open in East Asheville. Plus: Hashi Hana brings back ramen; baker Heidi Bass announces launch of a brick-and-mortar; and plenty more!
Beer today, gone tomorrow: Asheville beer happenings March 12-18
**UPDATED MARCH 14** Irish Stouts abound in advance of St. Patrick’s Day, a pair of Wicked Weed’s Angels return and more local beer news.
Beer today, gone tomorrow: Asheville beer happenings Feb. 26-March 4
**UPDATED MARCH 1** Catawba’s Peanut Butter Jelly Time returns with two versions, Tasty spotlights Wilmington-based New Anthem Beer Project and more local beer news.
Year in review: Asheville beer and cider industry trends
From unexpected expansions to hemp beers, the local brewing industry overlapped in a handful of standout areas over the past year.
Beer Scout: Whistle Hop and Turgua offer distinct Fairview charms
The owners of Fairview’s two breweries discuss the rewards and challenges of running a taproom just outside of Asheville.
Carolina Beer Guy: Turgua Brewing opens in Fairview
The brewery opened with a golden rye made with organic malt, and is following that with a a porter, a red ale and a turmeric ale, all brewed with with fresh well water from owner Phil Desenne’s five-acre farm.