Slow Food Clemson Celebrates the Distinctive Tastes and Botanical Beauty of Heirloom Apples

FREE EVENT Slow Food Clemson University would like to invite you to a celebration of the initial planting of 20 heirloom apple trees to the Botanical Gardens and the Clemson University Student Organic Farm. The apple tree planting ceremony is free to the public and will be held at the Clemson University Student Organic Farm […]

Autumn Harvest Cooking Class for People with Physical Disabilities

November 30th, 1:00pm-3:30pm; at Laurel’s Kitchen in MANNA Food bank 627 Swannanoa River Rd., Asheville, NC 28805-2445 (it will be in the last warehouse bldg. on your right) Join the Slow Food Asheville FEAST program as we get together with the MS community of WNC and learn how to prepare a heart-warming healthy soup and […]

Farmers Film on USA Today!

Hello friends, investors and advocates of the Farmers Film, I’m so pleased to announce the Farmers Film project launch on! (USAToday will also be providing supplementary print coverage as well. The editors there really like this project.) I would like to take this opportunity in this first victory-lap to thank our filmmaking-farmers.  One […]

Slow Food Upstate Earth Market Opening

Slow Food Upstate in Greenville SC invites Slow Food Asheville to visit the first Slow Food certified Earth Market in the USA Saturday November 19 and December 17, 10 am to 2 pm Earth Markets Greenville SC Look for us on the International Earth Markets web site: Contact Us: or 864 990 4993 […]

Bake Your Own Bread Workshop

Bake Your Own Bread Workshop  on National Bake Your Own Bread Day at the Montford Walk-In Bakery     a benefit for FEAST an Asheville Slow Food Program Thursday, December 1st at 6pm-8:30ish The workshop is limited to 10. Bring a baking pan Light dinner will be served (soup and freshly baked rolls) Be ready to get your hands in the […]

Buy A Thanksgiving Pie Fundraiser

Support FEAST and buy a pie for Thanksgiving! Everyone needs a Thanksgiving Pie!! This year you don’t have to make it yourself! On Tuesday November 22nd the FEAST cooking classes at Asheville Middle School will be baking and selling pies to support the FEAST program at the middle school. Pies will be made from scratch […]

Natural Bee Keeping with Ross Conrad

Monday, November 14, 2011, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. (Doors open 6:30) Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center, Fletcher, NC (just south of Asheville, I-26 Airport exit) Suggested donation:  $10 Ross Conrad learned his craft from world-renowned beekeeper and apithera- pist, Charles Mraz, and Charlie’s son Bill. Conrad is a former president of the Vermont […]

Natural BeeKeeping Classes

Slow Food Asheville is a proud supporter of BEe Healing Apiary and The Center for Honeybee Research.  We are currently working on programs with both organizations to make “natural” bee keeping a nationally and internationally recognized way to raise bees. First Class: What: Natural Beekeeping Class for beginning and advance beekeepers. When: Tuesday, Oct. 25, […]

Who’s Up for a Crop Mob???

Local farmer, Meghan Cole, from Harvest Table Farm has lost her volunteer farm hands this season and still has a lot of work ahead of her.  Many hands makes for easy work, and forming a one day crop mob, or volunteering your time one day a week could help Meghan out a lot. If anyone […]

Heritage Committee “Storybooth” at State Fair

The Appalachian Foods Storybank project, led by the Heritage Foods Committee of Slow Food Asheville will have a “Storybooth” at the Mountain State Fair this year.  We are seeking any and all volunteers interested in regional foods or Appalachian history to aid the “Storybooth” this September. Come collect regional food stories while learning how to […]