In the Southern Appalachians it’s easy to fill your Thanksgiving table with a cornucopia of local food! There are many holiday tailgate markets open this week where you can shop for your feast. Lauren Hoffman, one of ASAP’s communications interns, wants to share some locally-inspired dish ideas that incorporate ingredients from these markets for your holiday menu! Read the rest of this entry »
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Nov 24, 2014
Fresh at Farmers Markets this Week
Thanksgiving is here at area farmers tailgate markets! Stop by holiday markets this week for your last minute local ingredients.
Jul 10, 2012
Chef Nate Gets Grilling at Asheville City Market
Last Saturday, Chef Nate Allen from Knife & Fork proved that you can grill just about anything, and, of course, that it’s always best to use fresh local ingredients! He gathered ALL the produce from different vendors at Asheville City Market: watermelon from Earthlife Farm, radicchio from Firefly Farm, celery from Flying Cloud Farm, spring onions from Ten Mile Farm, and tomatoes from Green Toe Ground Farm.
We want to know: Are you grilling with local ingredients this summer? What’s the most unique food you’ve grilled up?
Sep 14, 2011
Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week
You could say that the bases are loaded now at area farmers markets. And that the shift is on; the seasonal shift, that is. Summer’s heavy-hitters—tomatoes, eggplants, and more—remain, while fall’s rookies are being called up to play.
This week, McConnell Farms plans to have some of the last of summer’s peaches at Asheville City Market South (Wednesday) and downtown (Saturday). He should still have sweet corn, too. But the cobs are sure to go fast.
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