Join us in growing a thriving local food movement. We have lots of great ways to get involved in our work for those seeking weekly or one-time volunteer opportunities. Check out our list of volunteer openings or learn more about our current internship offerings. Complete our volunteer interest form below to let us know what you are interested in and to learn more about how your skills and interests may match our volunteer opportunities. Thanks for your interest in growing strong farms and healthier communities!
Featured Opportunity: Local Food Guide Phone-a-thon:
Get behind the scenes of ASAP’s premier local food directory and help us accomplish the exciting and large task of updating over 1400 farm and business listings.
Current Volunteer Opportunities
Asheville City Market Volunteer: Support our weekly Saturday farmers market with tasks involving early morning set up (6:30-8), break down (11:30-1:30), special events and promotions tabling, and more. Contact [email protected] for more information.
Photography Volunteer: Are you a photo student or an amateur or professional photographer? Contact ASAP to find out how you can help us promote local food and farms with your photography. Photographers who volunteer with ASAP tell the story of food and agriculture in the mountains by taking photos at events, farmers markets, farm tours. Volunteers also conduct photo shoots at farms for our promotional farmer profiles. For details, contact Lee Seabrook at [email protected]
Office Volunteers: We love our office volunteers! Enjoy data entry, filing, making phone calls, or assembling materials? We can use your organizational know-how and office support! Contact [email protected]
Arts and Crafts Volunteers: If you are a quilter, sign maker, seamstress, woodworker, potter, painter, puppeteer…we would love to apply your passion towards creating materials to connect our community with local food and farms. We have lots of crafty wish list items, including paperweights for event tabling, costumes, photo booth props, signage, games, and more. Check out a list of sample possible projects.
To learn more about volunteering as an individual or group contact us at [email protected].
Volunteer Interest Form
Complete the form below to let us know how you’d like to get involved with ASAP