Vendors and Dishes
The vendors at ASAP’s Local Food Experience are serving up a wide array of small bites and beverages, all sourced from local farms and producers in the Southern Appalachians. Don’t miss out on sampling a thing — buy your ticket today! Read more about each vendor and their delicious offerings below.
Ambrozia Bar and Bistro will be offering a dish of tomato, eggplant, and sprouts from Fork Mountain Farm.
Asheville Tea Company will be serving a variety of handcrafted iced teas featuring herbs and botanicals from local farms. Sources include Rayburn Farm, Pangaea Plants, Serenity Knoll Farm, and Gentle Harmony Farm.
French Broad Chocolates will be serving their Good Food Award–winning sorghum caramels, as well as mini spiced Almond French macarons with peach buttercream. Ingredients include Doubletree Farm sorghum, Farside Farms eggs, and Creasman Farms peaches.
Ingles Markets will be serving Sunburst Trout Farms‘ pimento goat cheese spread with trout on City Bakery bread, topped with locally grown organic tomatoes from New Sprout Organic Farm.
Intentional Swine will be serving a Dry Ridge Farm pork char siu — a type of Chinese BBQ — with a charred scallion relish and toasted, nori-wrapped rice cakes.
The Montford Rooftop Bar will offer an Ivy Creek Family Farm tomato salad with pickled onions, basil grown in The Montford Rooftop Bar garden, and ricotta made with Farm to Home Milk goat milk.
Nightbell will offer scored and roasted eggplant, herb tahini, and black olive eggplant crumble, all made using eggplant and herbs from Green Toe Ground Farm.
Roots & Fruits Market will be serving a vegan tomato bruschetta and a farm salad. Sources include the Roots & Fruits Market Garden, Olivette Farm, The Rhu Bakery, and Fermenti Ferments.
Spinning Spider Creamery will be sampling a selection of their award-winning fresh and aged goat cheeses.
Ultimate Ice Cream Co. will sample eight different ice cream flavors featuring local ingredients from Imladris Farm and Hickory Nut Gap Farm.
Waynesville Soda Jerks will feature a variety of handcrafted sodas made with locally grown ingredients. Sources include KT’s Orchard & Apiary, J.W. Mitchell Farms, Stoney Hollow Farm, Darnell Farms, and WNC Urban Farms.