Community Events Calendar

ASAP offers a free calendar for community members to post local food and farm events. These events are user-submitted and event details should be confirmed with the host.

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2023 WNC AgOptions Information Session

Avery Community Center at Heritage Park 661 Vale Rd., Newland, NC

You are invited to attend an informational meeting about the 2023 WNC AgOptions grant program for growers and producers. AgOptions staff will be present to discuss the program, go over the 2023 application timeline, and answer questions. Grants of $4,000 and $8,000 are available to farmers located within a 22-county area of Western North Carolina* ... Read more

OG-REGEN Growers Pizza Night

Living Web Farms 176 Kimzey Rd, Mills River, NC

Are you an organic or regenerative grower south of Asheville? Do you aspire to grow plants in this way? Come gather with us at Living Web Farms for a fun afternoon of connection and inspiration with a community of like-minded folk. New moon- Sunday October 9th 3pm-7pm. RSVP to to [email protected] . Spaces will be ... Read more

2023 WNC AgOptions Information Session

Cleveland County Extension Center Auditorium 130 S. Post Rd, Suite 1, Shelby, NC

You are invited to attend an informational meeting about the 2023 WNC AgOptions grant program for growers and producers. AgOptions staff will be present to discuss the program, go over the 2023 application timeline, and answer questions. Grants of $4,000 and $8,000 are available to farmers located within a 22-county area of Western North Carolina* ... Read more

Cultivo Latino

Online/Virtual

El programa Cultivo Latino es un programa virtual de seis semanas diseñado para empresarios y agricultores. En este programa, aprenderás cómo construir un plan estratégico para crecer su granja y negocio agricultural. El programa esta dividido en dos partes: Sesión 1: 11 de octubre de 2022, 6:00PM-8:00PM (realizada virtualmente) • Acceso a capital para crecer ... Read more

2023 WNC AgOptions Information Session

Swain County Cooperative Extension Center 60 Almond School Rd, Bryson City, NC

You are invited to attend an informational meeting about the 2023 WNC AgOptions grant program for growers and producers. AgOptions staff will be present to discuss the program, go over the 2023 application timeline, and answer questions. Grants of $4,000 and $8,000 are available to farmers located within a 22-county area of Western North Carolina* ... Read more

Introduction to Holistic Land Management

Hickory Nut Gap Farm 57 Sugar Hollow Road , Fairview , NC

Join us for a one-day introduction to the practical principals of regenerative agriculture and Holistic Management. Developed by the Savory Institute, the original regenerative farming leader, Holistic Management is a framework that helps land managers navigate complex decisions within a context that they define. This one-day course is designed to give attendees a foundational understanding ... Read more

Appalachian Food and Farms Festival

Shipley Farm 1699 Linville Creek Road, Vilas, NC

Appalachian Food and Farms Festival Celebrating 150 Years of Shipley Farms October 15, 2022 @ the historic Shipley Farm, Vilas, NC Samplings of a variety of meats and dishes and all the flavors of the High Country prepared by award winning NC chefs and restaurants Steven Goff (Tastee Diner, Asheville), 2019 NC Chef of the ... Read more

Cultivo Latino

Hendersonville Community Co-op 60 South Charleston Lane, Hendersonville

El programa Cultivo Latino es un programa virtual de seis semanas diseñado para empresarios y agricultores. En este programa, aprenderás cómo construir un plan estratégico para crecer su granja y negocio agricultural. El programa esta dividido en dos partes: Sesión 1: 11 de octubre de 2022, 6:00PM-8:00PM (realizada virtualmente) • Acceso a capital para crecer ... Read more

2022 NC Crunch

This October, join schools, child care centers, and organizations across North Carolina in celebrating National Farm to School Month by crunching into a locally grown apple. The 2022 NC Crunch will take place on Wednesday, October 19th! Register today and get your Crunch planning underway! Participants of all ages are invited to crunch with us ... Read more

Farm Fresh for Health Regional Symposium at Winding Stair Farm

Winding Stair Farm 7984 W Old Murphy Rd, Franklin, NC

Throughout summer 2022 ASAP will present a series of regional symposiums for healthcare professionals in Western North Carolina to highlight the principles of Farm Fresh for Health. Each symposium will introduce key strategies and feature examples from ASAP and the community, including projects from ASAP’s Community in Action initiative. Attendees will take part in farm ... Read more

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