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The French Broad River Garden Club Foundation invites the public to their annual Merry Christmas Greens Market. Inspired by the conservation efforts and craftsmanship of local residents, the Market will once again showcase handmade wreaths, garlands, centerpieces, hand-crafted wooden bowls and toys, baskets, pottery, baked goods and other unique gifts for the holiday season.  Influenced by the French Broad River Garden Club Foundation’s mission of environmental and horticultural education and practices, the Greens Market fulfills our mission by promoting conservation and sustainable use of our natural resources in Western North Carolina. Home-Baked Goods and other delicious treats!

December 1st and 8th – 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Clem’s Cabin

1000 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803

 Cash, Check, Credit Card. All proceeds from the Greens Market will go towards horticultural and environmental scholarships for students attending local institutions of higher education.

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The themes of food and family are strong for many as we enter the last months of the year and holiday celebrations. In November we normally highlight our Thanksgiving for Farmers lesson plan. It is one of our favorites as it is a great reminder to give thanks to those who grow our food.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Give local this holiday season by shopping at area tailgate farmers markets for your holiday gifts. Explore the beautiful and bountiful creations — both edible and craft — that our local farmers, artisans, and others have to offer! Read the rest of this entry »

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Late-season veggies, meats, and cheeses? Check! Christmas trees and wreaths? Check! Handcrafted gifts like soaps and jewelry? Check! Area holiday markets have it all. So, bundle up and shop ’til you drop at these tailgates! Of course, we’d love if you shared your finds and photos in the comment section below.

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