ASAP’s mission is to help local farms thrive, link farmers to markets and supporters, and build healthy communities through connections to local food.
Our vision is one of strong farms, thriving local food economies, and healthy communities where farming is valued as central to our heritage and our future.
Avenue M – in-town on Merrimon Eat drink gather … in a friendly neighborhood community atmosphere.
Avenue M is a casual Restaurant, Bar and Lounge in North Asheville. Offering an eclectic selection of seasonal comfort foods as well as a variety of local beers, global wines and creative cocktails, Avenue M is the perfect complement to the unique city of Asheville.
Spice & Tea Merchants of Asheville is not your standard spice or tea shop. Our store has hundreds of products including over 140 loose leaf teas, herbs, single, blended and hard to find spices, sugars, soup and rice mixes, honey and chocolates. We focus on providing organic teas and spices and gluten free/no salt added products. We also carry a wide variety of tea wares, grinders, storage containers for spices and Himalayan salt slabs and lamps!
My vision for Pick and Preserve started many years ago and came to fruition when my partner, Andrew, bought his farm, Ashe’ Spring. We live together on the farm and are in the process of creating a homesteading environment.
Local Food Guide published by the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project
ASAP helps create and expand local food markets that will preserve our agricultural heritage, give everyone access to fresh, healthy food, and keep our farmers farming. Our mission is to collaboratively create and expand regional community based and integrated food systems that are locally owned and controlled, environmentally sound, economically viable, and health-promoting. 828-236.1282 WNC Region Click here for the Local Food Guide
Bounty & Soul is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a health and wellness movement in underserved communities in Buncombe and McDowell Counties. Our fresh, free food markets provide healthy, fresh produce and whole grains along with nutrition education and health and wellness resources for children, families, individuals, and seniors who struggle with food insecurity and poor health. We offer our services at five weekly markets.
Located in the River Arts District in Asheville at 5 Foundy Street (next to the Wedge) and at 2578 Sweeten Creek Rd. of Arden, NC, 12 Bones Smokehouse is casual and laid-back, serving up a tasty lunch/early dinner with take-out service available 4pm-6pm. We serve a wide range of smoked meats as well as seafood, vegetarian items and great sides. Catering – call 606-1395
Oil & Vinegar “culinary gift shop” concept brings together a wide range of international food and cooking products in alluring, Mediterranean-style surroundings. Our mission is to be the consumers’ first choice when looking for a unique and “tasteful” gift for any occasion. The focus is not only on the attractiveness of the gift, but ultimately its flavor and ability to accent both the palate and table.
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