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!!
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]