Slow Food is an idea, a way of living and a way of eating. It is a global, grassroots movement with thousands of members around the world that links the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and the environment….food that is good for its eaters, for the planet, and for the people that grow it.  Learn more.

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11th Annual ASHEVILLE BREAD FESTIVAL, May 2nd, 2015

The Asheville Artisan Bread Bakers Festival has drawn over 1,500 attendees each year. According to Peter Reinhart, “Asheville  and its surrounding area, with a very small population, supports more artisan bakeries than most states so this really is an ideal setting for this festival. The bakeries are small but truly artisan in the purest sense […]

Ramps: A Sustainable Harvest – See the New Video

Ramps are one of the most beloved foods of Western North Carolina and the wider Appalachian region, inspiring chefs, captivating adventurous home cooks, and marking a rite of Spring for people who grew up foraging ramps in the mountainous landscape they and their ancestors called home. With the growing exposure and popularity of ramps, many people are finding […]

Why Did the Chicken Cross The World?

Why did the CHICKEN cross the world? Come meet Andrew Lawler, the author of  “Why Did the Chicken Cross the World?” The Epic Saga of the Bird that Powers Civilization. Saturday, April 4 at 3 p.m. At the NEW Hendersonville CommunityCo-Op Location; 60 S. Charleston Lane,Hendersonville, N.C. 28792. At the corner of Spartanburg Hwy.& South Charleston Ln. Questions? […]

“Small Is Beautiful”

Join us for another informative “Small Is Beautiful” ( meeting at Katuah Market. Socializing starts at 6:30pm, the presentations will be from 7:00 – 8:00pm.   “Give ‘em Kale!  …and then give it to them again”  Speakers: Nan Kramer, FEAST Program Coordinator; Abby Walker, FEAST Garden and Cooking Coordinator at Francine Delany New School for […]

More Than Honey

More Than Honey March 16th at 7pm – Tryon Theatre Bring your friends and family to a free movie on bees and beekeeping with a reception beforehand at La Boutielle Wine and Beer Boutique. This awesome documentary showcases beekeeping around the world, demonstrating why bees and beekeepers are vital to our existence on earth. Thanks to […]

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