Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Turn your at-home dinner into a gourmet feast without going to a restaurant by shopping at area farmer tailgate markets. Local farmers have unique varieties of vegetables that can provide infinite inspiration to make your meals magnificent.

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Asheville and Western North Carolina have so much to offer in the way of outings. The mountains, rivers, lakes, and forests are perfect for exploring. Area farmers tailgate markets are a great excursion, too. Try new foods, connect with community, listen to live music, and buy fruits, vegetables, and more direct from local farmers.

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Asheville and Western North Carolina have so much to offer in the way of outings. The mountains, rivers, lakes, and forests are perfect for exploring. Area farmers tailgate markets are a great excursion, too. Try new foods, connect with community, listen to live music, and buy fruits, vegetables, and more direct from local farmers.

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

The past week has been a turning point for produce farmers this season; it feels like everything has come in at once! There’s still more produce to trickle in over the rest of June and through July, but this week sure was packed. What are some of the new things you can find this week?

First Day of Market Festivities

Today we’ll take you on trip to a downtown destination where food and community fill the streets of Asheville, North Carolina. Music from the local band Empire Strikes Brass echoes through downtown as farmers, customers, and vendors kick off the outdoor market season. First we hear from Robin Lenner, the events coordinator at ASAP. “I’m … Read more

Conference Workshops

Find workshop topics for the 2022 Business of Farming Conference below, organized by track. Presentations, where available, are linked below workshop descriptions.  Business Planning  |  Branding & Marketing  |  Market Outlets  |  Farmers Market Summit Business Planning Building Blocks: How to Start Your Farm Business This session will help new and early-stage farmers assemble the building blocks necessary … Read more

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Rice is not commonly grown in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. While we don’t have expansive rice paddies filling the mountain valleys, local farmers are pioneering rice production in our region. This week, farms brought the first of their season’s rice harvest to area farmers tailgate markets.

Asheville City Market

Asheville City Market on N. Market St.

Saturday mornings downtown and Wednesday afternoons at Biltmore Park Town Square.

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