WNCW and Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project have teamed up to launch a new radio series called Growing Local; Villagers hosts a class on fermenting garden products into alcoholic beverages; Living Web Farms offers a knife skills workshop; plus Asheville Restaurant Week and Asheville Wing War approach.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a single mother’s sailing journey toward empowerment, a new hammock that holds 800 pounds worth of loungers and the third episode of Southern Songs and Stories, featuring Tellico.
Crowdfunding platforms make it possible for individuals and organizations of any size to harness social networks and raise startup capital for projects that might otherwise fail due to lack of funding. Each week, Xpress highlights notable Western North Carolina crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd.
Proposed state budget cuts will likely leave WNCW with about $200,000 less — and facing staff cuts — in the coming year. The popular area radio station is launching a major fund drive next weekend to try and make up some of the loss.
The controversy over public-radio station WNCW took another twist this month, with two major developments that could affect the overall direction of the station. General Manager DeLane Davis turned in her resignation on Dec. 12, and an interim manager is now running the popular station, licensed by Isothermal Community College in Spindale. That same day, […]