Our Mission

FEAST, a Program of Bountiful Cities, empowers youth and families to grow, prepare and enjoy fruits and vegetables through hands on cooking and garden education.

Student Testimonials

“ I know these vegetables would taste really good if I liked all of these things. And I’ve realized that my taste buds need to taste things like ten times before I start to like them. So maybe if I start trying food during FEAST class, I will start to like more food.” - Aidan 4th grade Vance Elementary
"It is really easy to make fresh, healthy food on a low budget." - Mathew 7th grade Asheville Middle School

Vance Elementary winter cooking classes

Vance Elementary winter cooking classes

3rd graders following a recipe to make Thai Sunbutter Sauce with fresh vegetables.

Vance Elementary corn harvest

Vance Elementary corn harvest

Students grew, cared for, and harvested corn which they made into tortillas for a community dinner.

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FEAST News and Events

In Community We Can Thrive

Bountiful Cities was accepted to phase one of “A Community Thrives” grant project, and the second phase begins September 21st at NOON with a fundraising component. We need to meet a fundraising goal of $3000 by October 16th in order to be eligible for the grant.   Go to our fundraising page HERE to donate.Please help us achieve our […]

Dining at Chai Pani on 9/26

Let Chai Pani cook dinner for you and support cooking and garden education in our community. 10% of proceeds from dinner sales on September 26th will be donated to our programs.    

Feasting for FEAST update

Dear FEAST friends, supporters and volunteers- Feasting for FEAST has served as the largest fundraising event for our programs since the event was launched as an Asheville Affiliates supported fundraiser in 2011.  Countless hours of volunteer work, donations, sponsorship and community support have been poured into this effort for 7 very successful events.  Our event […]

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