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Monday June 20th, 2016 13:18 Faces of Local: Tom Elmore of Thatchmore Farm

ASAP likes to share stories of people who help us fulfill our mission. This month, in anticipation of the Farm Tour, we’ve spoken with Tom Elmore of Thatchmore Farm. Tom is a farmer who attends the Farm Tour as a visitor each year. Hear why Tom visits other farms, and purchase your pass today to attend the tour yourself on June 25-26!

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Friday April 22nd, 2016 12:53 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Area farmers tailgate markets are full of innovative farmers cultivating unique varieties of fruits and veggies. During spring, greens dominate the produce selection, and farmers are excited to bring both familiar and out of the ordinary varieties for shoppers to discover and try. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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Tuesday October 7th, 2014 14:25 2014 Farm Tour Photo Contest Winners Announced

You cozied up to alpacas, teased geese into a chorus, caught your kids petting (goat) kids, and were there with your lens when the peppers came out of the smoker. Thirty-four entrants submitted over 100 photos from ASAP’s two day, 37-farm 2014 Farm Tour last month, and finally, the winners are in. Read the rest of this entry »

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Wednesday September 24th, 2014 09:27 Relive the Farm Tour!

Did you have a fun time on the 2014 Farm Tour? Take a look at what the Farm Tour was like from other participants’ perspectives!


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Wednesday September 17th, 2014 16:32 2014 Farm Tour Photo Contest

CLICK HERE to learn more about and submit your entry or entries to our 2013 Farm Tour Photo Contest! Entering the contest makes you eligible to win could win Asheville City Market Bucks and a free pass to next year’s Farm Tour! What’s more, winning photos will be used for the 2015 Farm Tour. Deadline to submit is midnight on Wednesday, September 24.

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Thursday August 28th, 2014 11:43 Farm Tour Farmer Orientation

On September 20 and 21, 37 farms will open their doors to the public for ASAP’s 2014 Farm Tour. Before the tour, ASAP hosts an annual orientation dinner for participating farms to network, share tips and insights, and review tour guidelines. Read the rest of this entry »

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Friday August 1st, 2014 13:25 Farm Tour Profiles: Meet Two Trees Farm

Meet Two Trees Farm, one of the 11 new farms on ASAP’s Farm Tour. Two Trees Farm practices intensive agriculture and crop rotation and has a working blacksmith shop on their property. From now until September tune in for Farm Tour news, special offerings, and more farmer profiles. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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