Salvador Moreno and his son at Moreno Family Farm in Clay County, photo by Camilla Calnan Photography
Asheville City Market on N. Market St.
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2022 Local Food Guide

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Asheville City Market

Visit ASAP's farmers market on Saturday mornings from 9 to noon on North Market Street in downtown Asheville.

Farm Fresh for Health

Connecting with local food and farms improves the health and wellbeing of our community. Learn about ASAP's Farm Fresh for Health initiatives.

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    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

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    Local Food & Farm Stories

    Charlie Jackson

    ASAP founder Charlie Jackson is retiring this month. For our Faces of Local interview, we asked him about what led him to farming in Western North Carolina and the organization’s early days. (Read more about ASAP’s history and agriculture in WNC here.) Where were you before ASAP?  I was in grad school in Maine and … Read more

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Upcoming Events

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 sarah@asapconnections.org.

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