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Still Point WELLNESS for Deep Relaxation

Still Point WELLNESS for Deep Relaxation

Enjoy the benefits of regular deep relaxation at Still Point Wellness, a top-ranked and locally owned spa in Asheville, NC. Choose from a variety of personalized world-class spa services.

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Eye On Your Home – home watch for peace of mind

Eye On Your Home – home watch for peace of mind

Welcome To Eye On Your Home Property Management and Home Watch Specialists

Eye On Your Home is a second home property management company for homes in North Carolina. Our Home Watch, Concierge Services, Estate Management, Real Estate Maintenance and Cleaning Service offers support to owners of a Vacant Home.

Our motto is “What can we do to make your life easier?” With one phone call, you can have local, flexible, experienced, and trustworthy support for the maintenance, Home Security and value of your Real Estate Investment.

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THE ASHEVILLE GALLERY OF ART  Asheville’s longest established fine art gallery

THE ASHEVILLE GALLERY OF ART Asheville’s longest established fine art gallery

The Asheville Gallery of Art, with 31 regional artists, is Asheville’s longest established fine art gallery.

After 27 years in the same location we’ve opened in a new location : 82 Patton Ave.  Asheville, NC 28801 (Across from Pritchard Park)  828-251-5796

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On Track Women’s Financial Empowerment Center News

On Track Women’s Financial Empowerment Center News

Plan and Save ~ Back to School Money Saving Tips
 

According the National Retail Federation’s annual survey, parents will spend almost $670 to get one child ready for school this year. Wow, that’s a lot of hard earned money, right? Check out these tips, create your plan, and make the most of the money you spend!

 

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THE FRONT PORCH – a place to think about things

THE FRONT PORCH – a place to think about things

By Lillian Cunningham in the Washington Post August, 2017

In 1898, the Supreme Court ruled in a landmark case that Wong Kim Ark, a child of Chinese parents who was himself born in San Francisco, was indeed an American citizen.

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Mountain BizWorks : Think Outside the Boss with Molly Hemstreet and Franzi Charen August 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Mountain BizWorks : Think Outside the Boss with Molly Hemstreet and Franzi Charen August 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Think Outside The Boss

Join The Industrial Commons co-directors’ Molly Hemstreet and Franzi Charen as they lead an exploration into the variety of ways businesses can democratize ownership. Whether you’re interested in starting a cooperative business, joining a coop, or transitioning your business into a cooperative workplace, this lab is a great place to start. Gain an understanding of the power that cooperatives have to transform communities and build better businesses. $15.00

For more information or to register go to: Mountain BizWorks Cooperatives

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UNC Asheville’s GREAT SMOKIES WRITING PROGRAM Announces Fall 2017 Classes

UNC Asheville’s GREAT SMOKIES WRITING PROGRAM Announces Fall 2017 Classes

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Organic Growers School hosts 4th Annual Harvest Conference September 8 & 9

Organic Growers School hosts 4th Annual Harvest Conference September 8 & 9

Photo by Amelie Fletcher

ORGANIC GROWERS SCHOOL (OGS) will host the upcoming 4th annual Harvest Conference, for backyard gardeners, urban farmers, and homesteaders of all skill levels on Friday, September 8 and Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, NC.

The event focuses on fall & winter growing, food preservation & storage, fermentation, cooking from scratch, and sustainability skills. The learning continues on Sunday with a Root Crop Production workshop at LIving Web Farms in Mills River, NC.

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Global Eco Watch

Global Eco Watch

Staff at the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) have been told to avoid using the term climate change in their work, with the officials instructed to reference “weather extremes” instead.

A series of emails obtained by the Guardian between staff at the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), a USDA unit that oversees farmers’ land conservation, show that the incoming Trump administration has had a stark impact on the language used by some federal employees around climate change.   

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How to Start a Garden – The Ultimate Guide by Jenn

How to Start a Garden – The Ultimate Guide by Jenn

What are the most important lessons I have learned over the years? How would I advise someone to begin for guaranteed success? People garden with different objectives in mind.

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LGBTQ Health Initiative Launches in Asheville with $10,000 grant

LGBTQ Health Initiative Launches in Asheville with $10,000 grant

LGBTQ Health Initiative Launches in Asheville to Promote Innovation

Asheville, NC (August 8, 2017) – The Campaign for Southern Equality (CSE) is providing a grant of $10,000 to Western NC Community Health Services (WNCCHS) to support its leadership and innovation in LGBTQ health, including its Transgender Health Program and HIV/AIDS services. 

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MALAPROPS BOOKSTORE & CAFE – August Events

MALAPROPS BOOKSTORE & CAFE – August Events

Tuesday, August 1 through Friday, August 4

Laughing Heart Literary Festival

Laughing Heart Literary Festival and Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café are bringing together Robert Morgan, Jill McCorkle, Terry Roberts, Julia Franks, Susi Gott Seguret, Wayne Caldwell, Keith Flynn, Trent Thompson and Amy Greene. For more information and a schedule, visit www.laughingheartliteraryproject.org

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HANGER HALL a school for girls in Asheville N C

HANGER HALL a school for girls in Asheville N C

Hanger Hall is a unique community. We are one of less than ten schools in the United States devoted solely to middle school girls. We feel that this emerging time of life merits extraordinary attention; and it takes a community of parents, teachers, friends and family to give what is needed.

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Featured Artist: DAVID LA MOTTE

Featured Artist: DAVID LA MOTTE

LaMotte’s first album in a decade offers twelve new songs played by three dozen musicians from six continents. A fusion of cultural influences, from blues to bluegrass and from Latin to African, are mixed together by LaMotte and his two co-producers, Chris Rosser and Tom Prasada-Rao, to create an aural travelogue that mirrors LaMotte’s own geographical journey in the last ten years. The songs are also informed by his personal journey—becoming a father, living and working around the world, and exploring his own capacity for positive impact in questions of justice and peace.  

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