Friends of Ag Breakfast – Feb. 19

Come join us for the Buncombe County Friends of Ag Breakfast. Enjoy a complimentary country breakfast including local products. Chat with farm friends old and new. Tuesday February 19, 2013 at 7:00 AM WNC Ag Center, Virginia Boone Building 1301 Fanning Bridge Road Guest Speaker: Gerry Cohn, Organic Valley, Inc “Organic Milk Processing and Production” […]

Blind Pig Dinner to benefit FEAST!

blind pig dinner

February 19 and 20 2013 – Two nights of “Forever Creole” both benefiting FEAST! New Orleans James Beard Nominated Chefs bring Asheville the Best of Creole Cuisine and Culture in the spirit of Mardi Gras. Chef Adam Bannasch of Zambras Chef Justin Deviller of La Petitie Grocery in New Orleans, LA Chef Justin Girouard of […]

Artisan Bread from Local Grain and Local Flour – 9th Annual Bread Festival


March 23, 2013 – See times below The 9th Asheville Artisan Bread Bakers’ Festival will feature the talents of three of the most respected bakers in the United States – Craig Ponsford, Peter Reinhart, and Lionel Vatinet. The March 23, 2013 all-day event begins with a bread tasting and sale at the Magnolia Building on the A-B […]

2013 Come to the Table Conference in Sylva, March 15

Come to the Table Conferences: People of Faith Relieving Hunger and Supporting Local Agriculture. These conferences include inspiring plenaries, topical breakout sessions, lunch, and a unique chance to meet partners engaged in local food systems and hunger relief work. WESTERN REGION Friday, March 15, 2013 Southwestern Community College Sylva, NC   Workshop topics will include: […]

Look what we did in 2012!

Here is a list of all the activities we did in 2012 as a chapter – hopefully you can participate in what is coming up for 2013! 01/12/12 UNCA Health Fair- FEAST demo, SFA info 01/22/12 Soup Potluck at West End Bakery 02/14/12 Valentine’s Wine and Chocolate Event at The Wine Studio 02/19/12 FEAST Pizza […]

WNC Chefs Challenge 2013

Asheville Wine & Food Festival announces the 2013 WNC Chefs Challenge Fourth annual competition to name the Best Chef in Western North Carolina beginning February 12, 2013 at the new Chestnut restaurant in Asheville.   Asheville, NC – For the fourth year, the Asheville Wine & Food Festival will host the WNC Chefs Challenge. The competition brings together culinary leaders […]

Help Slow Food Asheville feed our community well!

Slow Food Asheville is giving back to its community this month by providing dinner for parents and families involved in the Our Circle Program at ABCCM (Asheville Bumcombe Community Christian Ministries). On Tuesday, December 11th, Slow Food Asheville Board members and volunteers will use fresh foods donated by Manna Food Bank and Mother Earth Produce […]

Asheville Wine Experience

The ASHEVILLE WINE EXPERIENCE launches on Sunday, December 2nd, with the first in a series of ultimate dining experiences, combining a wine expert with a top chef in a spectacular location to elevate your senses to the utmost. Susi Gott Séguret, of the Seasonal School of Culinary Arts and Bob Bowles of the Asheville Wine […]

Now Taking Board Member Applications for 2013!

Are you good at planning events? Enjoy coordinating volunteers? Good at social media? Or just have an interest in Slow Food Asheville?   Then we want you! The Slow Food Board has 3 open spots for the year of 2013 and they are going to go fast. If you are interested in Slow Food and […]

Carnival of NUTS – The Buncombe Fruit and Nut Club’s first fun(d)raiser!

“Truly an event nut to be missed!” Admission is FREE! When: Saturday November 10th, 5:30-9:00 PM Where: West End Bakery, Haywood St. West Asheville Have you noticed the sound of booms and bangs on the roof lately? Being selective about where you park your car? You are indeed under siege by the native nut trees […]