How to Find Summer Wildflowers in the Mountains

April showers brought even more May showers this year, so you may have missed your chance to discover the early white, red, and yellow blooms of spring. Luckily, wildflower season is not yet over in Western North Carolina. The Blue Ridge Mountains rise above our communities from 1,200 to more than 6,000 feet in elevation. […]

Community Gardens Support Food Security and Sustainability in Asheville

Western North Carolina is known for its deep agricultural roots and award-winning farm-to-table dining. Now, Asheville residents are finding opportunities to grow both food and community in their own neighborhoods through urban gardens. These small plots of land are collectively cared for by members of the surrounding community and reap huge harvests in more ways […]

Growing Food and Community through Urban Agriculture

Western North Carolina is known for its deep agricultural roots and award-winning farm-to-table dining. Now, residents are finding opportunities to grow both food and community—right in their own neighborhoods. Community gardens are small plots of land collectively cared for by members of the surrounding community. These urban agriculture collectives operate on a small scale, but […]

June Client Connect Offer: $5 off at Sow True Seed

$5 OFF YOUR PURCHASE OF $20+ AT SOW TRUE SEEDS The Rumors are Sow True! Sow True Seed provides open-pollinated, heirloom, and organic seeds for vegetables, herbs, and flowers. Along with that, they offer gardening essentials, books, and speciality items, like seed saving kits. Whether you’re an enthusiastic home gardener or small market farmer, Sow […]