SLAP Farms turkeys
Asheville City Market on N. Market St.
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.

Holiday Turkeys

Pre-order a holiday turkey raised on a local, Appalachian Grown farm. Farms tend to sell out quickly, so act fast!

Farmers Markets

Many markets are open through fall! 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 from 9 to noon on North Market Street in downtown Asheville.

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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.

Registration will open in mid November.

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