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ASAP likes to share the stories of people who help us fulfill our mission. This month, we talk with Paige Witherington and Justin Dansby of Pitch Pine Farm in Transylvania County.
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Spring is here! This past Tuesday marked the first day of the season, and that means we’re thinking about the upcoming outdoor farmers tailgate market openings!

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We’re just a few weeks away from the first outdoor spring markets opening in the area. Over the next couple of months what can you expect from farmers markets?

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Winter farmers markets are a great opportunity to find new and exciting products to lift your spirits as winter holds on.

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Markets across the regions happen throughout the winter.

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The Transylvania Farmers Market is unique for tailgate markets in the region — it stays open, all year long, outside in the same location.

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Start your days off right with locally-sourced breakfasts using ingredients purchased at winter farmers markets.

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At the height of the growing season in the midst of summer, it’s easy to stumble upon things you’ve never tried at area farmers tailgate markets; there’s always a farmer trying out an unusual variety of vegetable or an uncommon fruit. It may seem then, that in the depths of winter, there’s nothing new, but alas, there are still discoveries to be had and new foods to try!  Read the rest of this entry »

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Winter farmers markets are great go-to stops for ingredients to make warming soups and stews.

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Does the warmer weather this week have you craving green things? Look no further than winter farmers markets to get your fix of green veggies from microgreens to cabbage, and many options in between.

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