Meet local farmers in Western North Carolina and learn about agriculture in the region during our annual Farm Tour held the last weekend of June. Choose from over 20 family farms to visit and experience where your food comes from firsthand.
The Local Food Experience is an opportunity to connect to where your food comes from and enjoy a fun and delicious night out. Dine and mingle with regional chefs and farmers and enjoy seasonal fare served in small plates and local food tastings. Take your chances and cast your bids in our silent auction and raffle featuring fantastic local food and farm experiences including private dinners, tours, workshops, overnights, and other fabulous hands-on experiences.
ASAP’s 16th Annual Business of Farming Conference will be held February 23, 2019 at Mission Health/A-B Tech Conference Center in Asheville, NC. Our annual farmer conference provides beginning and established farmers tools and resources to enhance their business and marketing skills, and grow their networks. Includes a Grower-Buyer Meeting.
Meet area CSA farmers and learn about receiving a weekly box of fresh farm products. Sign up for a CSA program on the spot or just come to learn about Community Supported Agriculture. All participating farms have Buncombe County pickup locations.
For educators, parents, health practitioners, and farm-to school enthusiasts, learn about upcoming events and current resources. October is National Farm to School Month! Learn what events and celebrations are happening near you!
A comprehensive collection of local food and farm happenings throughout Western North Carolina and the Southern Appalachian Mountains.
Find upcoming trainings and workshops for farmers, webinars, resources, and toolkits for expanding and strengthening your farm business. Includes links to resources ans trainings provided by regional agencies and partners including NC Cooperative Extension, Mountain BizWorks, FSA, and RAFI-USA.