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Tuesday June 30th, 2020 13:35 Faces of Local: Nicole Coston

ASAP likes to share the stories of people who help us fulfill our mission. This month we’re talking to Nicole Coston of Bearwallow Valley Farms, who is using funding through the Appalachian Grown Farmers Immediate Needs Grant to facilitate CSA deliveries and is partnering in the Appalachian Farms Feeding Families program. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tuesday May 19th, 2020 13:10 Faces of Local: Wesley Sleight

ASAP likes to share the stories of people who help us fulfill our mission. This month we’re talking to farmer Wesley Sleight of Sleight Family Farm in McDowell County. Wes works with ASAP’s Growing Minds Farm to School Program and recently joined the advisory committee for the NC Farm to Preschool Network.

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Monday April 20th, 2020 21:54 Faces of Local: Leslie Logemann

ASAP likes to share the stories of people who help us fulfill our mission. This month we’re talking to farmers market managers who have worked hard to keep markets safe and operational during the COVID-19 pandemic. Leslie Logemann is market manager at Transylvania Farmers’ Market in Brevard.

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Monday April 20th, 2020 21:50 Faces of Local: Quinn Asteak

ASAP likes to share the stories of people who help us fulfill our mission. This month we’re talking to farmers market managers who have worked hard to keep markets safe and operational during the COVID-19 pandemic. Quinn Asteak is executive director of West Asheville Tailgate Market.

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Tuesday February 25th, 2020 13:56 Faces of Local: Melissa Harwin

ASAP likes to share the stories of people who help us fulfill our mission. This month we talk with Melissa Harwin of Highgate Farm, who will be attending the Asheville CSA Fair.

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Wednesday February 12th, 2020 11:25 Faces of Local: Bill Durr

ASAP likes to share the stories of people who help us fulfill our mission. This month we talk with attorney Bill Durr of Ward and Smith, P.A., which is a sponsor of the 2020 Business of Farming Conference. Durr will co-lead a conference workshop, A Decade of Farming and the Legal Issues You’ll Face Along the Way.

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Thursday December 19th, 2019 21:12 Faces of Local: Stacy Thompson

ASAP likes to share the stories of people who help us fulfill our mission. This month we talk with farmer Stacey Thompson of Our Fiddlehead Farm in Haywood County, who will be presenting at the Business of Farming Conference on Feb. 22.

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Wednesday October 23rd, 2019 21:34 Faces of Local: Cassandra Bare

ASAP likes to share the stories of people who help us fulfill our mission. This month we talk with Cassandra Bare of Harvest Farm in Valle Crucis, NC, which has a host of fall activities for visitors.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Tuesday August 20th, 2019 09:00 Faces of Local: Amanda Clapp

ASAP likes to share the stories of people who help us fulfill our mission. This month, we talk with Amanda Clapp, a middle school science teacher at the Catamount School, a learning lab school operated by Western Carolina University in partnership with Jackson County Schools. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tuesday July 30th, 2019 15:11 Faces of Local: Amy Pickett

ASAP likes to share the stories of people who help us fulfill our mission. This month, we talk with Amy Pickett, owner of Sugar & Snow Gelato, which will be one of the vendors for ASAP’s Local Food Experience Aug. 15. She’s pictured above with Jennifer Perkins of Looking Glass Creamery.

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