ASAP Connections

Local Food. Strong Farms. Healthy Communities

Tools Directory

ASAP’s tools and informational resources help farmers grow

This directory of tools provides a guide for accessing ASAP’s services and resources. If you can’t find the topic or resource that you’re looking for, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Some of our most popular services:

Additional Resources for Farmers and Farmers Markets:

  • Farmer Resource Directory: Search a directory of tools for farmers on business planning, direct and wholesale marketing, funding your farm projects, marketing and promoting your farm, agritourism, and much more. Learn more about getting one to one marketing support for your farm.
  • Workshops and Trainings: Find a list of current workshops and trainings, as well as webinars, videos, and links to workshop presentations from previous Business of Farming and Farm to School Conferences.
  • Tailgate Market Resource Directory: Consult a directory of farmers market resources for starting a new market, or improving your existing market, including information on regulations, management, improving vendor sales, SNAP/EBT access, and more.

Appalachian Grown™ Certification

Appalachian Grown certification

The Appalachian Grown™ logo is displayed with farm products grown or raised in Western North Carolina and the Southern Appalachian Mountains. When consumers see the logo at stores, restaurants, tailgates, and other businesses, they know they’re buying fresher foods that support family […]Read More ▶▶