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ASAP has seven new interns this spring! Those include an Operations intern, two Growing Minds Farm to School Program interns, two Local Food Campaign interns, a photography intern, and a communications intern. Interns are an integral part in keeping ASAP running smoothly. We are excited that this is one of the biggest intern groups that ASAP has had at one time. Without further ado, meet the interns!

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Each Thursday, ASAP’s programs take you behind the scenes of their work. This month, our programs share an insider’s look back at 2013 and ahead to the new year: Growing Minds talks Farm to School by the numbers!

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F2S Conference Activity

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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Hickory Nut Gap Visit

Each Thursday, ASAP’s programs take you behind the scenes of their work. This week, our Growing Minds Farm to School Program talks to the youngest of our area farmers and finds out why they think the 2013 Farm Tour is a must for kids!

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Farm to School Teachers

Each Thursday, ASAP’s programs take you behind the scenes of their work. This week, our newest Growing Minds staff member shares why she joined ASAP and addresses recent education headlines. Read the rest of this entry »

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Farm to Preschool

Each Thursday, ASAP’s programs take you behind the scenes of their work. This week, our Growing Minds team talks about bringing Farm to School to the youngest of us! Read the rest of this entry »

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Planting Seedling

Each Thursday, ASAP’s programs take you behind the scenes of their work. This week, our Growing Minds program talks about, well, growing—gardens and minds!

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Local Lettuce

Each Thursday, our programs take you behind the scenes of their work. This week, our Growing Minds Farm to School Program talks about how they work within existing food systems and procedures to help schools and institutions make the switch to fresh local food!

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Veggies

…at one of our March CSA Fairs: in Boone on March 18 and in Asheville on March 21! Keep reading for a list of each fair’s participating farms.

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Our 10th annual Business of Farming Conference has come and gone, but we’ve still got at least one special conference ‘top 10’ list up our sleeve! This post-event recap shares 10+ ways (there are just too many!) attendees—and farmers and local foodies that couldn’t make it—can stay connected with ASAP throughout 2013.

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