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Thursday November 14th, 2013 13:28 Program Post: New Faces From Different Places

Each Thursday, ASAP’s programs take you behind the scenes of their work. This week, our Growing Minds program relives the excitement of their recent Farm to School Conference!

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Wednesday November 6th, 2013 09:36 Relish Roots This November

Beets, carrots, turnips, parsnips, radishes, and sweet potatoes don’t mind the cooler weather. In fact, it sweetens these root veggies, all of which get our Get Local spotlight this November!

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Thursday October 24th, 2013 11:27 Program Post: Go Beyond Burgers for ASAP!

Each Thursday, ASAP’s programs take you behind the scenes of their work. This week, the development department shares a mouthwatering conversation with Chef Chad Campbell of Farm Burger Asheville (an Appalachian Grown partner) about “Farm Burger Without the Burger,” a fundraiser to benefit ASAP happening November 7, 7:30-10 pm. Tickets are $39, and proceeds will support ASAP. Keep reading for a menu sneak peek!

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Thursday September 19th, 2013 08:50 [Guest Program Post] A Fam Tour Tale + Share Yours!

Each Thursday, ASAP’s programs take you behind the scenes of their work. This week, our development department heard from Carrie Keller, a local food lover and ASAP supporter. She shared with us her memories of last year’s Farm Tour and her excitement about the 2013 event. After you read her tour story, we hope you’ll share yours—whether of a past experience or what you’re most looking forward to this weekend!

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Monday September 16th, 2013 19:43 [Guest Post] Pack a Picnic for the Farm Tour

This year, the Henderson County Farm Tour cluster is bigger and better than ever! That excites the team at Hendersonville Community Co-op, an Appalachian Grown partner retailer. While selling tour passes, Community Outreach Coordinator Gretchen Schott Cummins had a brilliant idea: stop into the store before touring farms to pick up local items for a picnic! In this post, she shares her basket recommendations.

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Friday September 13th, 2013 12:57 Spade to Spoon Social’s Mouthwatering Menu!

Our first-ever Farm Tour kickoff party is coming right up: Thursday, September 19, from 6 until 9 pm. (That means our 2013 Farm Tour is almost here, September 21 and 22.) Sunny Point Cafe is graciously hosting the Spade to Spoon Social—as well as generously donating a percentage of sales to ASAP—and they’ve put together one mouthwatering menu!

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Thursday September 5th, 2013 14:20 Program Post: The Making of our 2013 Farm Tour!

Each Thursday, ASAP’s programs take you behind the scenes of their work. This week, our Local Food Campaign shares their recipe for making a fun-filled Farm Tour!

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Wednesday August 28th, 2013 15:53 FRS Chefs Challenge Finale: And the Winner is…

ASAP was thrilled to be asked to attend and blog about the FRS Chefs Challenge Finale at the Asheville Wine & Food Festival, especially because the secret ingredient was local, Appalachian Grown

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Friday August 23rd, 2013 09:36 Chefs Challenge: A Summery Semifinal

ASAP was thrilled to be asked to attend and blog about one of the 2013 WNC Chefs Challenge semifinals (and we’re excited to report we’ll have a front-row seat at the finale this weekend, so stay tuned for that post)! Keep reading to learn why things got corny in the battle between chefs Daniel Wright of Tomato Jam Cafe and Steven Goff of Zambra/Ben’s Tune-Up/King James Public House…

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