The Market at Sage and Spice opens in West Asheville. Plus, Saluda’s Purple Onion celebrates 25 years; Asheville updates outdoor dining program; and more.
WNC FoodWorks opens at the WNC Farmers Market. Plus, JAMBAR opens east coast hq in Asheville; a mobile nonalcoholic bar; and more.
Fletcher gets a food truck park. Plus, the WNC Farmers market holds an event on canning and preserving; Avenue M welcomes a new chef; and more.
WNC Farmers market holds two day Spring Festival. Plus, 16th Annual Asheville Bread Festival; Asheville Hemp Festival; and more.
Couple prepares to conquer the Pacific Crest Trail to raise money for MANNA FoodBank. Plus, farmers markets open for the season; Pop Bubble Tea highlights Asian culture; and more.
Chef Donald Paleno expands his pickle business with a lunch counter at the WNC Farmers Market. Also: House of Brandstracts makes edible CBD glitter; inaugural ice festival scheduled in Maggie Valley; and more!
In partnership with the WNC Farmers Market, the Asheville zoo launches its Educational Farmers Market Garden starting Wednesday, Nov. 16. The new exhibit focuses on sustainable relationships between agriculture and nature.
Ron Jimenez had a literal eye-opening epiphany. “I woke up one morning a couple years ago with an out-of-the-blue conviction to become a vegetarian,” he recalls. “From that day forward, I stopped eating meat and cut back on all animal products.” Raised in Asheville, Jimenez later relocated to Florida to pursue his culinary education before returning to […]
DJ’s Pickles celebrates National Pickle Day. Plus: Iron and Oak Brisket Co. continues to craft its menu; local shops offer Thanksgiving takeout; and plenty more.
Chefs Andrew McLeod and Ashley Shanti kick off a new Sunday Supper Series, strawberry season is underway, New Orleans-style shaved ice arrives in Woodfin, Curate hosts an online cephalopod dinner, paid farm apprenticeships are cropping up and more local food news.
After a mad scramble to reinvent themselves last spring, WNC’s neighborhood tailgate markets look ahead to the 2021 growing seaso
The market, which is open daily, comprises 14 buildings spread over 36 acres.
While each tailgate market serves its own area and demographic, they all adhere to roughly the same model, policies and procedures, the logistics of which begin well before opening day and continue through the season.
MG Road kicks off the holiday season with a Christmas cocktail pop-up. Plus, a new food entrepreneurship center is planned for the WNC Farmers Market, Villagers announces its impending closure and more local food news.
In 2014, the owner of Charley King’s Jamaican sauce business received hip and femur replacements and rehabilitative therapy with support from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services. He has spent the last two years rebuilding Charley King’s from that medically imposed hiatus, and on Sept. 10, he was recognized with the DVRS Small Business Award.
From Friday, May 4, to Sunday, May 6, the WNC Chapter of the North Carolina Herb Association hosts the 29th annual Asheville Spring Herb Festival at the Western North Carolina Farmers Market.
Through information sessions, a helpline and a day-long symposium on Oct. 12, the Extension Master Gardeners of Buncombe County continue their mission of educating the public on good gardening practices using research-based information provided by the North Carolina State University Extension Service throughout the fall.
The agriculture department has released a master plan for the WNC Farmers Market calling for everything from LED fixtures and improved signage to a new brew pub, outdoor dining and increased rent for businesses leasing space from the state-run facility.