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As sunny days increase and the temperatures rise (mostly) above freezing, many of us are itching to start our own garden plots. In addition to offering an abundance of local food, farmers tailgate markets are also a great place to get plant starts or even pick up a few gardening tips.

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Area farmers tailgate markets continue to open outside for spring this week. In Buncombe County, Asheville City Market- South opened this past Wednesday (April 6) and Weaverville Tailgate Market and French Broad Food Co-op Wednesday Tailgate Market both begins next Wednesday (April 13). For more market openings throughout Western North Carolina, check out 2016 Tailgate Market Opening Dates. Read the rest of this entry »

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Farm to School Teachers

Each Thursday, ASAP’s programs take you behind the scenes of their work. This week, our newest Growing Minds staff member shares why she joined ASAP and addresses recent education headlines. Read the rest of this entry »

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