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 […]

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 […]

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 […]