Fresh at Farmers Markets
Sugar snap peas, a spring favorite of many, have returned to markets! Loved for their crunchy texture and sweet flavor, this legume can be incorporated into any recipe or meal this week. Our favorite way to enjoy snap peas is in this simple and refreshing salad with goat cheese. Trim and remove the strings of … Read more
Local Food & Farm Stories
Vance Goodman is the Benefits Enrollment Specialist for Council on Aging for Buncombe County, one of the referral providers for ASAP’s Farm Fresh Produce Prescription. What do you do at Council on Aging, and how does the Farm Fresh Produce Prescription fit into that? I work within the Benefits Enrollment Center. I help low-income Medicare … Read more
ASAP’s Farm Tour
Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23–24, 12–5 p.m.
ASAP’s annual Farm Tour is a chance to experience how food is grown and raised through guided tours, demonstrations, hands-on activities, and tastings. The tour is a family-friendly event and a great outing for visitors of all ages, abilities, and interests. The Farm Tour showcases the diversity of working farms in Western North Carolina with produce farms, creameries, vineyards, orchards, flowers, fiber farms, livestock, and more. This year’s participating farms—all located within an hour of Asheville—will be announced in June. Passes are on sale now!