farmers market

farmers market
Jun 2019
Here’s a look at the modern ways farming traditions are being passed down and the wealth of programs that are cultivating an exchange of knowledge, all of which is helping our farmers—especially those new to the game—grow and succeed.

Jun 2019
Beat the heat with a hot (but not) summer snack: shishito peppers

Jun 2019
A long-banned plant could spark a surge in post-tobacco mountain agriculture

Dec 2018
Locals, especially, can confirm Western North Carolina holds a wealth of riches. From natural wonders and cultural treasures to splurge-worthy experiences, the indulgences afforded in our mountains are, in many ways, priceless.

Oct 2018
Source your Thanksgiving turkey from area farms and markets

Aug 2018
Make your best jack-o’-lantern yet with pro tips from carving expert Scott Garland

Jun 2018
Beat the heat with this refreshing watermelon salad from Reid’s Cafe & Catering Co.

Feb 2018
Spring into the season with plant sales and garden events aplenty

Aug 2017
Homesteaders open their gates for a bountiful harvest supper club

Jun 2017
Green River Picklers kicks it up a notch this summer

Jun 2017
A new mobile website maps out farm-to-table adventures

Jun 2017
Chef Adam Hayes embraces an Appalachian staple

Apr 2017
Dig into Ruth & Ranshaw’s seasonal pie that marries sweet and tart

Feb 2017
With their populations on the wane, bees find shelter at UNC Asheville

Dec 2016
Winter farmers markets keep the produce coming, even in the cold season

Oct 2016
A Waynesville purveyor of jams, jellies, and pickles updates tradition with unexpected ingredients

Oct 2016
A father-daughter team in Ashe County stretches maple syrup making to its southernmost limits

Aug 2016
Harvest season brings an Asian staple to the foothills

Aug 2016
Heirloom fruit inspires chef Nicholas Figel’s fall culinary creations

Feb 2016
The pungent mountain plant makes its spring return

Feb 2016
In preparation for the 50th National Dahlia Show, three enthusiastic gardeners share their passion and pointers for growing the empress of blooming beauties

Oct 2015
Waynesville Soda Jerks brings natural local flavors to soft drinks

Jul 2015
A rooftop cocktail party delivers newly minted libations by Asheville’s top beverage curators

Apr 2015
Fields of Gold Farm brings a novel approach to gelato

Mar 2015
This Easter, celebrate with eggs of all sizes

Oct 2014
Documentary filmmaker Jeremy Seifert hungers for challenging stories about our daily diets

Oct 2014
Three local authors pass the taste test with new titles

Jun 2014
County: Madison Population: 868

Mar 2014
Proceeds from spring plant sales give back to the community

Dec 2013
You can never foresee how the life you choose—or the one that chooses you—can ultimately impact someone in extraordinary ways. Meet seven inspirational locals whose personal journeys are making a big difference in the lives of others.

Jul 2013
True. We're biased. But we can't imagine a better place than the mountains to meet your local farmer, become a food entrepreneur, nosh on artisan eats, and savor a pint (or three).

Mar 2013
Swan Creek vineyards entice with an herb festival

Apr 2012
Mixologist Sharon Wallis wants to fill your head with good memories

Sep 2011
Autumn is upon us, and you can park yourself in the backyard and watch the leaves put on a show.

Jun 2011
Whet your appetite with a fresh selection of books for Southern foodies

Jun 2011
An outdoors-loving couple raise the bar for campsite cooking

Apr 2011
The arrival of asparagus signals good things to come in the garden

Oct 2010
Winter Sun Farms keeps summer and fall’s flavors on hand

Aug 2010
Learn your way around the kitchen

Aug 2010
A husband and wife team are planting the seeds of a movement to feed the hungry