Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

a variety of peppers from Gaining Ground Farm

Produce variety at farmers markets continues to grow each week! Last week, we saw the arrival of peppers, as well as corn, watermelon, okra, and more! Look for poblano, bell, shishito, sweet, Anaheim, cayenne, and Italian frying pepper varieties at markets this week, and test out some new summer recipes.  A classic way to enjoy … Read more

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week


Farmers markets are becoming more and more colorful each week! This week, plums made their way to market, as well as the very first harvests of corn and peppers. Find plums from Smallholding Farm at East Asheville Tailgate Market, as well as Creasman Farms, which is selling at West Asheville Tailgate Market and Asheville City … Read more

Peach & Corn Salsa

corn and peaches

As part of ASAP’s Farm Fresh for Health initiative, we partnered with community health professionals to bring you virtual demos to inspire cooking for yourself and your family. Caleb Gaydish and Aubrey Fleming, MedServe-AmeriCorps Fellows at WNC Community Health Services, take you on a tour of the ASAP Farmers Market and demo a late summer recipe. Ingredients Directions

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

An interesting week at area farmers tailgate market as market vendors and shoppers were bundled up for our annual “blackberry winter,” referring to a cold snap that often occurs in late spring when the blackberries are in bloom.

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