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July 19, 2022: ASAP’s Farm Tour Returns Sept. 17-18

June 21, 2022: ASAP’s Farm Fresh Produce Prescription Expands

June 14, 2022: ASAP Presents Farm Fresh for Health Symposiums

April 21, 2022: ASAP’s 2022 Local Food Guide Is Out Now

April 7, 2022: Buncombe County Farmers Markets Open for Spring

March 21, 2022: ASAP’s Asheville City Market Returns to N. Market St. on April 2

February 1, 2022: Find Your Farm Share!

January 13, 2022: Workshops Announced for ASAP’s 2022 Business of Farming Conference

January 4, 2022: Buncombe County Farmers Markets Offer Year-Round Local Shopping


November 18, 2021: Leadership Transition at ASAP

November 4, 2021: Buncombe County Farmers Markets Offer Holiday Shopping in November and December

July 27, 2021: ASAP’s Appalachian Farms Feeding Families Receives $500,000 Grant

July 19, 2021: 22 Farms Announced for ASAP’s Farm Tour, Sept. 18–19

June 8, 2021: ASAP’s Farm Tour Returns Sept. 18–19

May 13, 2021: May Is Wellness Month at Farmers Markets; ASAP pilots a Farm Fresh Prescription Program at ASAP Farmers Market

April 21, 2021: ASAP’s 2021 Local Food Guide Is Out Now

March 22, 2021: Farmers Tailgate Markets Open for Spring (region-specific releases: Central Mountains, Southern Mountains, High CountrySmoky Mountain)

March 3, 2021: ASAP’s Local Food Research Center Releases Report on 2020 Farming Season

February 10, 2021: Find Your Farm Share!

January 5, 2021: Registration Opens for ASAP’s 2021 Business of Farming Virtual Conference


December 17, 2020: SNAP Sales Increase Dramatically at Farmers Markets

December 9, 2020: Grant Enables North Carolina Farm to Preschool Network to Expand Capacity

November 9, 2020: Visit Buncombe County Farmers Markets in November and December

August 10, 2020: Double SNAP Expands to More Farmers Markets

May 22, 2020: ASAP Announces Appalachian Farms Feeding Families

April 22, 2020: ASAP Announces Immediate Needs Grants for Farmers

April 8, 2020: ASAP Launches Appalachian Grown Farmer Relief Fund

April 3, 2020: Farmers Impacted by COVID-19

March 19, 2020: ASAP to Open Farmers Market Saturday at A-B Tech

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