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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Composting at Home: Summer Gardening Series

Smith Mill Works Greenhouse 80 Cowan Cove Rd, Asheville, NC

Compost at Home with Patryk Battle. Join the Organic Growers School for their second Summer class in their Gardening Series. In this workshop, Patryk Battle of Living Web Farms will walk you through a comprehensive overview of the requirements, benefits, and downsides of various composting methods. Then, he will take a deeper dive into thermophilic ... Read more

Selling to Schools: Challenges and Opportunities


With schools an integral part of our communities and an important source of food for many children, they would seem a natural connection for local purchasing. Unfortunately, school food systems are complicated and layered with requirements that make direct purchases from farms challenging. Join ASAP and child nutrition professionals from the region to learn more about how procurement works ... 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

Food Systems Revolution


Join for this virtual book launch event with activist and author Robert Turner in conversation with researcher and writer Laura Lengnick to celebrate the release of Turner’s new book, Lewis Mumford and the Food Fighters. In Lewis Mumford and the Food Fighters, Robert Turner defines a values-based and principle- centered approach to food that can restore our ... Read more

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