“Local Grain, Local Flour, and Local Bread” – Come by the Slow Food table at The Asheville Artisan Bread Festival

Join Slow Food Asheville at the 8th Annual Artisan Bread Festival on Saturday, March 24, 2012. We will have a booth set up all day with information on our current projects and lots of different spreads to put on all that bread! So stop by and say hi! This all-day event begins with a bread [...]

Stand-up comedian Greg Brown at The Altamont Theatre – Proceeds to benefit Slow Food Asheville!

Stand-up comedian and best-selling cookbook author, Greg Brown, will be performing at The Altamont Theatre in Asheville, NC on February 25, 2012. He asked for a portion of his proceeds to benefit Slow Food Asheville, so if you like comedy, go support us!! “Beer before liquor never sicker; but Highland Gaelic Ale after toothpaste – [...]

Katuah Muscadine Video from our own Terra Madre delegate Chuck Blethen

Here is a video from Chuck Blethen, one of our Terra Madre Delegates from 2 years ago, on growing grapes here in NC.  He has a special grape named after the Katuah valley that he is growing. Start thinking about Terra Madre – it is happening again this year!!  

Monthly Sustainability Farming Workshops

Instructors: Lee Mink of LEAP Farm in Mill Spring, NC and Lynn Ronzello of Thunder Ridge Farm in Green CreekGOT SATURDAY PLANS THE NEXT TWO WEEKS? Why not take advantage of the early learning and planning opportunity offered here!Learn a high-yield system of growing using organic methods, including: Bed Making, Composting, Soil Amendments, Soil Blocks, What and when to plant, Irrigation, Row [...]

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.com! http://yourlife.usatoday.com/fitness-food/story/2011-11-10/Four-farmers-talk-about-balancing-farm-life-and-business/51148976/1 (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 Asheville Membership Potluck SUNDAY November 6th (PLEASE NOTE CORRECTION!)

Come and celebrate the harvest! Use the fall harvest as your inspiration and bring a potluck dish to the West End Bakery on Sunday Nov. 6th at 5:30pm. Meet your Slow Food board members and find out more about what Slow Food Asheville is all about. Enjoy the company of others who think that good [...]

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 [...]

Come join Slow Food Asheville on Sunday, October 23rd in Polk County for a Fall Harvest Potluck!

We are celebrating National Food Day and starting a new sub-chapter of Slow Food in Polk County, so we need your help to show what Slow Food is all about. You are welcome to head out there as early as 2:00 and have a tour of the farm, and then we will be eating and [...]

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 [...]