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Jolley Farms

Each Thursday, ASAP’s programs take you behind the scenes of their work. This week, our development department turns over the reins to Michael Scholtz of NOVO Wellness. Michael and NOVO Wellness have been generous donors to ASAP for many years, recognizing how ASAP’s mission is connected to their own vision. NOVO works with clients across the country; they support us because our commitment to localizing the food system is a message they can use anywhere with anyone. ASAP relies on support from businesses like NOVO Wellness to ensure our success, and we love to share the stories of these businesses also working to transform our relationship with food.

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1940 NC Tobacco Festival

Each Thursday, ASAP’s programs take you behind the scenes of their work. This week, our Local Food Research Center shares how they bring their data to life—literally! Plus, they talk about how WNC’s agricultural landscape has changed over the last 40+ years.

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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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