Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week
As summer gets closer, we are starting to see more exciting arrivals at area farmers markets! Cucumbers made their seasonal debut at farmers markets this week, with Thatchmore Farm (West and North Asheville markets), Velvet Morning Farms (Asheville City Market), and Ivy Creek Family Farm (Weaverville and North Asheville markets) offering an early harvest of … Read more
Local Food & Farm Stories
“I’ve just always wanted to farm since I was a child,” says Mike Brown, owner of Farside Farms in Buncombe County, NC. “My grandfather in Virginia farmed, and I guess that’s kind of where I got bitten by the bug when I was little.” Brown has now been farming in Western North Carolina for five … Read more
Celebrate 20 Years of ASAP
WHEN: Wednesday, May 25, 4-6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Hickory Nut Gap Farm
Join us in celebrating ASAP’s 20th anniversary! This is a free event with live music, complimentary drinks and market board snacks, raffle prizes, and other farm activities. There will be a short program with a toast to founder Charlie Jackson’s retirement around 5 p.m. Families are welcome, but since this is a working farm, please leave pets at home.
Do you have memories, stories, or photos of Charlie or ASAP from the past two decades that you’d like to share? Let us know! Email Sarah Hart at email@example.com.