Food policy council works to collabor...

Matt Rose/Carolina Public Press
ASHEVILLE—The first general council session of the Asheville-Buncombe Food Policy Council met Monday, but ideas for how this group should tackle food insecurity have germinated for nearly a year. And, now, its work takes on increased significance, as research released this week showed that more people in the Asheville area are struggling to g [...]

City Council signs off on more fresh ...

In a shorter-than-usual Asheville City Council meeting, fresh food markets in residential neighborhoods got the go-ahead, as did over $400,000 in affordable housing trust fund loans to two projects. Council agreed on a series of development ordinance changes, the most talked-about being allowances for fresh food markets in residential neighbo [...]

Katie Souris on Food Policy Council&#...

An account of the Food Policy Council’s workings, from Katie Souris: Asheville’s new Food Policy Council is leaving the mall with a brand new pair of pants, and it will be wearing them around town for a few months (come on, we’ve all been guilty of it) to see how they fit. The fledgling FPC has been a legitimate mall of sort [...]

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