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ASAP’s broad approach to supporting the local food movement in the Southern Appalachians means that we always have a lot on our plate. But thanks to our latest class of spring interns, we don’t have more than we can chew. These five interns are helping to run many of ASAP’s programs while learning more about the ins and outs of life at a bustling nonprofit.

If you’d like to get involved in our internships program, ASAP is currently recruiting for the summer season. Visit our internships page to learn about opportunities with our Local Food Research Center, Local Food Campaign, and much more!
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An internship with ASAP provides the opportunity for people to learn how ASAP supports the local food movement in Western North Carolina.  Each of our fall interns have found a niche in one of our departments including, the Local Food Campaign, Growing Minds Farm to School Program, the Local Food Research Center and many more!  The team at ASAP includes some of the most enthusiastic and hard-working people around and our interns are no exception. Meet our Fall 2014 interns! Read the rest of this entry »

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by Lauren Hoffman, Communications Intern for ASAP

As a 29-year-old intern with ASAP, people are often curious about what I hope to gain from an internship at this point in my career. It seems risky to spend any amount of time working without pay. My answer is two-fold: Yes, it is risky, and, yes, my work is meaningful!

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You’ve heard us boast about our talented interns before, and here we go again! Spring communications intern Casey Toth has been out taking photos and video at farms and farmers markets since January. With her footage, she created a 30-second ASAP commercial for her video class at UNC Asheville. We’re excited to have her share her final product and experience with you.

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My Internship Story
By Catherine Hipps

Making copies, filing documents, and getting coffee. The stereotypical life of a college intern, yes? Well, I’m happy to say, my internship was outside the ordinary. My name is Catherine Hipps. I’m a Junior Global Studies major at UNC Chapel Hill, and I spent this past summer as the administrative intern at ASAP.

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