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ASAP’s Local Food Experience

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Treat yourself to a fun and delicious evening celebrating where our food comes from at ASAP’s Local Food Experience. Meet local chefs, artisans, and farmers while sampling small plates highlighting seasonal foods grown and raised in the Southern Appalachians. Cast bids in a silent auction to win private farm-to-table dinners, farm tours, workshops, farm stays, and other fabulous local food experiences. Enjoy connecting with your local food community at the beautiful New Belgium Brewing Co. Brewhouse overlooking the French Broad River. Proceeds benefit ASAP’s programs to help local farms thrive and build healthy communities through connections to local food. Learn more and purchase tickets at


August 15
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


New Belgium Brewing Company
21 Craven St.
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
(828) 333-6900


Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project