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Thursday September 10th, 2015 15:50 Supporting Local Farms

The following is a message from Molly Nicholie, ASAP’s Local Food Campaign Director, about how to support our local farms: Read the rest of this entry »

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Monday March 2nd, 2015 10:18 Meet CSA Farmers, Sarah Jane & Jamie Davis of A Way of Life Farm

ASAP’s Annual CSA Fair is just around the corner on March 12 (in Asheville) and March 17 (in Boone), and in anticipation of the event, we wanted to hear from farms and participants who have been part of our CSA Fairs in the past. This week, we bring you an interview with CSA farmers, Sarah Jane and Jamie Davis, of A Way of Life Farm. Visit ASAP’s website to find out more about the CSA Fairs.
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Thursday February 26th, 2015 13:34 Meet CSA Farmers, Chrisan and Fenner Klak, of Blue Meadow Farms

ASAP’s Annual CSA Fair is just around the corner on March 12 (in Asheville) and March 17 (in Boone), and in anticipation of the event, we wanted to hear from farms and participants who have been part of our CSA fairs in the past. This week, we bring you an interview with CSA Farmers, Chrisan and Fenner Klak, of Blue Meadow Farms. Visit ASAP’s website to find out more about the CSA Fairs. Read the rest of this entry »

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Thursday December 11th, 2014 11:08 ASAP & RAFI-USA Host Workshops State-wide

Throughout the year in many different state-wide locations, ASAP and  RAFI-USA (Rural Advancement Foundation International) will facilitate “Making the Most of your Market” workshops. These workshops are a part of a new initiative, Connect2Direct, created by partners ASAP and RAFI-USA in order to support the development of farmers tailgate markets in North Carolina. Lauren Hoffman, a communications intern for ASAP, wrote this first-hand account of a workshop held in West Jefferson, NC.

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Thursday October 9th, 2014 11:20 Apple Coleslaw Tasting in Marion

ASAP’s new communications intern Greg Parlier will post a series of stories from the field demonstrating our impact in the community. Here’s the first post from Greg:

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Tuesday June 10th, 2014 11:19 The Man Behind “The Convenience of Local Food”

Sunburst’s Second Summer Solstice Soiree for ASAP is fast approaching – June 21, to be precise! Sunburst Trout Farms is graciously hosting the dinner as a benefit for ASAP. Tickets are going fast, so BUY YOURS NOW to enjoy dishes sure to be talked about for some time to come! Read the rest of this entry »

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Friday May 30th, 2014 13:53 Menu for Sunburst’s Second Summer Solstice Soiree for ASAP

We’re coming right up to June 21 – the date for Sunburst’s Second Summer Solstice Soiree for ASAP!

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Friday February 28th, 2014 10:23 CSA Time!

We’re hosting two opportunities in the next few weeks for you to meet area farmers and talk with them about their CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) programs and products: our High Country CSA Fair on March 4 and our Asheville CSA Fair on March 13. Below is a post from Mike McCreary, Local Food Campaign Program Coordinator & Asheville City Market Manager, talking about the benefits of CSAs!

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Thursday January 16th, 2014 15:16 Growers & Buyers

Are you a farmer looking for new places to sell your products, or a buyer looking for more local food sources?  Molly Nicholie, ASAP’s Local Food Campaign director, gives us the scoop on how farmers and buyers can establish new relationships at the grower-buyer meetings held at our Business of Farming Conference on February 22. Register and learn more about the conference here.

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Friday January 10th, 2014 10:08 Reasons to Attend the 2014 Business of Farming Conference!

Our Business of Farming Conference is just around the corner on February 22! Spend a day learning new tools to grow your farm business, networking with other participants, and picking up helpful community resources.

Read more to find out reasons why you don’t want to miss this conference!

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