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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Mushroom Medicine Making

The Forest Farmacy 24 Davis Lane, Marshall, NC

Mushrooms have been used as medicine for millennia. Western science is catching up with the wealth of ancestral knowledge around the health benefits of certain mushrooms. Take your health into your own hands. Learn about the medicinal properties of six key mushroom species, how to extract them and include them in your diet.

20 Years of ASAP

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

ASAP is celebrating our 20th anniversary with a party at Hickory Nut Gap Farm! This is a free event with live music, complimentary drinks and market board snacks, raffle prizes, and other farm activities. There will be a short program with a toast to founder Charlie Jackson’s retirement around 5 p.m. Families are welcome, but ... Read more

Youth Programming Summerpalooza

Oak Hill United Methodist Church 2239 NC Hwy 181, Morganton, NC

Join Resourceful Communities for our Youth Programming Summerpalooza, a “train the trainer” event where community organizations will learn about available resources and curriculums to enhance their environmental summer programming. Throughout this free, day-long workshop participants will attend a youth safety training, experience youth environmental summer curriculums through hands-on stations, and network with other youth-focused community ... Read more

Spring Plant Shows at MR Gardens

MR Gardens 441 Onteora Blvd., Asheville, NC

M R Gardens’ sustainable nursery hosts open houses, showcasing our native wildflowers, groundcovers, herbs, vegetable seedlings and more. For spring 2022, plant shows are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on select Thursdays through Sundays: March 17 to 20 April 7 to 10 April 14 to 17 May 12 to 15 June 2 to 5 ... Read more

Asheville Honey Festival and International Honey Contest

Salvage Station 468 Riverside Dr., Asheville, NC

Come on out to Salvage Station on Sunday, June 5th, and join the Center for Honeybee Research (CHBR) and Shanti Elixirs in celebrating all things bees, pollinators, and honey with music, food, drink, and more! Doors open at 12PM and the music starts at 1PM. Tickets are now on sale ($12 General Admission)! Children under ... Read more

WNC Forest Farming Series: June Class

Thatchmore Farm 153 Dix Creek One Rd , Leicester , NC

Join us to explore the world of forest farming during farm tours and workshops to develop an understanding of the wealth and history of woodland botanicals and forest products. Participants will dive into plant propagation and production, forest stewardship and observation, and alternative & value-added products. These tours will include hands-on workshops and site visits ... Read more

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