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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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Appalachian Grown

Each Thursday, ASAP’s programs take you behind the scenes of their work. This month, our programs share an insider’s look back at 2013 and ahead to the new year: The Local Food Campaign talks sticking to their BIG mission.

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Pick a pepper, any pepper at area farmers tailgates this week! Nearly every market reports peppers on their produce list now—from sweet bells to spicy jalapenos.

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