Fresh at Farmers Markets
Now that Thanksgiving is over, farmers tailgate markets have begun to kick off their holiday markets! Make sure to double check your market’s social media for any updates on changing hours. With the arrival of more artisan and craft vendors, you might also be able to check a few items off your holiday shopping list … Read more
Local Food & Farm Stories
ASAP likes to share the stories of people who help us fulfill our mission. This month we talked to farmer Suzanne Nolter, owner of Blazing Star Flowers. Suzanne is selling dried flowers and specialty chocolates—studded with herbs and flowers from her farm—at several holiday markets this season, including East Asheville Tailgate Market’s final market tomorrow … Read more
Business of Farming Conference
WHEN: Feb. 11, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WHERE: A-B Tech Conference Center, 16 Fernihurst Dr., Asheville, NC
ASAP’s 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. There are also sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities. Find out more and register!