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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Raising Backyard Chickens

Henderson County Public Library - Edneyville Branch 2 Firehouse Rd, Hendersonville, NC

Long for a flock of fine feathered friends, but aren't sure how to get started? Ashley English will walk you through the basics of backyard chickens! In this lecture, we'll gather together to learn the basics of keeping a flock of backyard chickens. Ashley will discuss and provide helpful information on the following topics: What ... Read more

Carolina Jubilee

Vanhoy Farms 742 Jericho Rd, Harmony, NC

Carolina Jubilee is an annual two-day music festival produced by Carolina Farm Trust. The festival supports the organization’s mission of strengthening local food systems in the Carolinas, from production to consumption. The event will be held on September 16-17, 2022, at Vanhoy Farms in Harmony, NC. Carolina Jubilee features local and national music acts and, ... Read more

ASAP’s 2022 Farm Tour

ASAP’s 2022 Farm Tour will take place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17-18, from noon to five each day. Passes are on sale now! One pass is good for everyone in your car at all farms, both days. The annual Farm Tour is a chance to experience how food is grown and raised through guided tours, ... Read more

Mycorrhizals for Farm and Garden

The Forest Farmacy 24 Davis Lane, Marshall, NC

Fungi inhabited planet Earth long before plants. They were the first roots. Currently over 80% of plant life rely on fungal allies - mycorrhizals - for water and nutrients. They are essential to all life on earth. Yet, we know very little about their role in our gardens and farms. This one-day masterclass is a ... Read more

2023 WNC AgOptions Information Session

Haywood County Co-operative Extension 589 Raccoon Rd, Waynesville, 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

Autumn Equinox Celebration + Fundraiser

River Arts District Farmers Market 289 Lyman St, Asheville, NC, NC

Celebrate the Autumn Equinox with all your favorite market vendors, plus enjoy special events: Enjoy live apple cider pressing by Fairview Fermentory! Cups of fresh cider will be available for purchase, with $1 of each cup going directly to support the RAD Market. Shop our new RAD Farmers Market merch: t-shirts & tote bags! Purchase ... Read more

2023 WNC AgOptions Information Session

Watauga County Agricultural Conference Center 252 Poplar Grove Road, Boone, 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

2023 WNCAgOptions Information Session

Konehete Park Meeting Room 699 Connaheeta Street, Murphy, 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

Equinox Botanical Walk with Abby Artemisia

Red Moon Herbs 26 Davis Chapel Rd, Candler, NC

Join Abby Artemisia for a late summer botanical walk. We will meet at Red Moon Herbs to carpool to a nearby location for an adventure into identification and medicinal uses of local plants. Some scholarships available for the BIPOC community, please contact [email protected] $30.00 Founder of the WANDER (Wild Artemisia Nature Discovery, Empowerment, and Reconnection) ... Read more

September Farm Tour at Hickory Nut Gap Farm

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

This tour goes exploring through our 80 acres of working farmland. Head to the top of UFO hill for a spectacular view, walk alongside the creek through forest, see the grazing animals on pasture, and learn about regenerative agriculture. You will get an overview of our farm history and a more in-depth look at our ... Read more

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