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” (http://www.smallisbeautiful.com) 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 […]

NC Save The Honey Bee specialty license plate

One of the key elements of the team’s awareness project was creating a NC Save The Honey Bee specialty license plate. Revenue from this plate will help fund educational outreach materials and other ongoing expenses related to the Honey Bee Habitat on Grandfather mountain, as well as supporting honey bee research at NC State University. Click […]

The Café String Quartet and the West End Bakery and Cafe present “The Food of Love” a Valentines Fundraiser for FEAST.

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West End Bakery and Café Cookbook

Book Launch Party on Friday December 12th 7-9pm at West End Bakery!   Here are the details: Cathy Cleary will host the launch of her cookbook “The West End Bakery and Café Cookbook.” Over 75 of Cleary’s original recipes that are West End favorites are included, and will be on sale for $19.99 plus tax. […]

Annual From Scratch Apple and Pumpkin Pie Fundraiser at Asheville Middle School

Each fall Mrs. Monson’s classes spend 3 days making homemade- totally from SCRATCH- apple and pumpkin pies. Crust is from scratch, apples are all processed by students, pumpkins roasted and pie filling made all with fresh, local ingredients. The pies cost $15 each and will be available for pick up on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, FROM 2:00-4:00 PM […]

Slow Food Asheville & Foothills at Asheville Wine & Food Festival


Come out and meet the folks from Slow Food Asheville, Slow Food Asheville Foothills, FEAST, and Appalachian Food StoryBank on August 23 at the Asheville Wine and Food Festival! There is a lot to learn and this is a great place to meet the folks and ask questions, volunteer and donate to support these programs. […]