$5 Challenge

This September 17, you’re invited to help take back the ‘value meal’ by getting together with family, friends and neighbors for a slow food meal that costs no more than $5 per person. Host a dinner or have a potluck, and then post it on our facebook page along with your recipe if you wish. [...]

Feasting for FEAST

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Slow Food Asheville and Asheville Affiliates Present Feasting For Feast Buy your tickets now by clicking on this link: TICKETS Support the Slow Foods Asheville F.E.A.S.T. program while feasting on Asheville’s finest restaurant fare. Asheville Affiliates and Slow Foods Asheville are excited to host this special culinary event Thursday September 22 from 6:30-9:30pm at The [...]

F.E.A.S.T on WLOS news

Watch a news clip of our FEAST program, developed by Kate Justen and Cathy Cleary, here: FEAST news clip To find out more about FEAST or how you can volunteer/sponsor, go to our ‘projects’ tab and click ‘FEAST’

What is Slow Food?

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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 those who eat it, for the planet, and for the [...]

Local Farm Film

http://www.farmersfilm.com/ This is the link to a new filming project being done locally by John and Cinnamon Kennedy.  Below is the Black Mountain News Article which tells all about John, Cinnamon, and their project. Local farms to be subject of Black Mountain filmmakers  By Staff Reports Two local filmmakers are using the subject of small [...]

Heritage Foods Pie Making Fundraiser

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July is THE best month of the year for fruit pie! We’ll gather round the picnic table for summer berry Prosecco spritzers and veggies from the garden. Then we’ll make flaky butter crusts to wrap around the fruit filling of your choice. Each of us will make a small pie to take home or share. [...]

Beer and BBQ Potluck

Come and show off your favorite BBQ recipe or side dish while swizzling down a house brewed beer or other favorite drink at Hops & Vines in West Asheville, Sunday July 17th from 5-7pm.  This is a great time to hob-knob with board members, hear about our new projects, volunteer, and more. Bring a friend [...]

Oral History Training Opportunity

The Appalachian Foods Storybank, a program of Slow Food Asheville (information below), would like to extend an invitation to a one-time, half day oral history training on Thursday, June 23rd from 12:00 to 5:00 PM.  This workshop is intended to be the preliminary training for volunteers working with the AFS, however the material covered will [...]

Farm Tour June 25th & 26th

Don’t forget to buy your buttons for farm tour.  You can view the ASAP website to find out where to purchase buttons, and see a map of the farms.  Fill up the car with your family and friends, and head out to visit your regions’ farmers for the weekend!

Honey Bee Information Day at the City Market

Bring your kids to the City Market on Saturday, August 13th, from 9:00-12:00, and let us teach them about honeybees, how honey is made, enjoy a tasting, learn to cook with honey, and make a paper honeybee to take home, while you peruse and shop at your leisure!