From Scratch Pumpkin and Apple Pies

It’s that time of year again! Annual Apple and Pumpkin Pie Fundraiser that takes place every November at Asheville Middle School is important for the students for a couple of different reasons. First, the students get some experience with community service and secondly, they learn that “pumpkin doesn’t come from a can.” On the week […]

FUNdraising with the Mountain Xpress’ Give!Local Campaign

Mountain Xpress’ Give!Local Guide is Asheville’s easiest path to year-end giving. We are honored that FEAST has been chosen as one of this years non profits! BIG GIVE WEEK – NOVEMBER 1-7TH – HOME IMPROVEMENT PACKAGE You will be entered to win this package to improve your home when you donate $20 or more during this […]

Fall Garden Party at Vance Elementary

Last night, as I looked around the garden from my post at the Apple Cider Press, I was overjoyed to bear witness to such a beautiful community coming together. Children becoming wild scarecrow creatures in the hay pit that slowly took over the center of the garden, the hillside transforming into Olympic cardboard sledding, parents […]

Greenhouse makeover

The greenhouse at Hall Fletcher Elementary School has gotten a make over while the students have been on fall break.   The greenhouse became a storage facility for empty pots and garden equipment.  Now we again have the room needed to grow, teach and learn! This service project was completed by Madeline Peck, AmeriCorps Member with […]

6th annual Feasting for FEAST is bigger, better and sure to be a blast!

Besides serving great food and drinks, ‘Feasting for FEAST’ will be a buzzing pressure cooker of an event, where you can strike up a conversation with local farmers, brewers, chefs and other people from Asheville’s food scene. There will be live music of local band House Hunters, raffle baskets to win and a silent auction […]