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Local Growers to the Rescue

Our April issue contains a column by Robert Turner on one way to help regional farmers keep growing and the public stay fed: community supported agriculture (CSA). Appalachian Sustainable Agricultural Project, better known as ASAP, is a good source for ways to find farmstands, CSAs, farmers markets - in a nutshell, local food, something we should all support in good times and bad.

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The Laurel of Asheville lifestyle magazineThe Laurel of Asheville lifestyle magazine is available in both print and digital editions

We are delighted you have chosen us to be your gateway—both through our popular print Asheville lifestyle magazine and our website—to the arts, culture, and communities that comprise the remarkable area that is Western North Carolina. In these pages, you will find behind-the-scenes stories about the region’s concerts, theatre and dance productions, festivals, restaurants, artists, and the multitude of locally-based businesses. We also enjoy bringing you features about the people and organizations who are caring for those in need, protecting our historic heritage, preserving our rich and diverse environment, and nurturing our cultural soul.