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Asheville City Market on N. Market St.
CSA: Find Your Farm Share

Join a CSA to get a weekly box of local food—and support a farmer. Use ASAP's tools to find a farm that's right for you, or attend the CSA Fair on March 8.

Business of Farming Conference

Register now for ASAP's 2024 Business of Farming Conference on Saturday, February 24, at A-B Tech Conference Center in Asheville.

Farmers Markets

Some farmers markets are open even in the winter! Search for markets, find out what's fresh, and get info about SNAP and Farm Fresh Produce Prescription.

Asheville City Market

Visit ASAP's farmers market on Saturday mornings on North Market Street in downtown Asheville. Winter hours (January to March) are 10 a.m.–1 p.m.

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    Fresh at Farmers Markets

    With the Spring Equinox only a month away, and the tease of warmer weather over the past few weeks, we find ourselves yearning for winter to be over! While we still have several weeks left of freezing morning temperatures and potential cold snaps, winter farmers markets have a variety of colorful and nutritious veggies to…

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  • Gary Steiner

    Local Food & Farm Stories

    Gary Steiner

    Gary Steiner is the co-owner and operator, alongside his wife, Abigail, of Bee-utiful Farm & Garden, nestled in Hendersonville, NC. The couple offers a CSA (or Community Supported Agriculture) program year round, as well as guided farm tours and school field trip opportunities.   What are the main benefits of participating in a CSA? A couple…

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Upcoming Events

Business of Farming Conference, Feb. 24, 2024

Business of Farming Conference

Saturday, February 24, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
A-B Tech Conference Center, Asheville, NC

The annual Business of Farming Conference brings together professional farmers from across the Southeast region to network and share resources to grow their farm businesses. Farmers learn about marketing, business planning, and financial management from regional experts and innovative peers. The conference is designed for beginning and established farmers as well as those seriously considering farming as a profession. Find out more and register now!

CSA Fair

Friday, March 8, 3-5:30 p.m.
YWCA of Asheville

CSA Fairs are a chance to meet local farmers face-to-face and learn more about CSA programs. You can ask questions about what products are included in the CSA box throughout the year, the farm’s growing practices, payment options, and pickup locations. Attendees can sign up for a CSA during the fair or follow up with farmers later. ASAP’s CSA Fair, hosted annually in March, is family-friendly, with activities for kids and community connections.

Check out the participating farms!

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