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Thank you~ Meeting of the Whole 2016 was a success!

Deep appreciations & a fresh start for 2017 Thank you those of you who braved the cold weather to join us on December 8th. We were an intimate group with an abundance of tasty food, accomplishments, and appreciations to share, thank you for making it a special night. The Meeting of the Whole kicked off […]

Initiatives Improve Access to Healthy Foods

The “candy bus” and ice cream truck regularly bring snacks into the Hillcrest and Pisgah View communities. But it’s much more challenging to find affordable fresh fruits and vegetables, residents say. A couple of single moms are working to change that. They are planning a mobile market they hope will increase access to healthy foods […]

Asheville-Buncombe Food Policy Council Meeting of the Whole February 1, 2013

Asheville-Buncombe Food Policy Council Meeting of the Whole February 1, 2013

Asheville and Buncombe County communities are breaking ground in innovative ways for a fruitful 2013! Please attend the first big meeting of the new year. It’s 4 – 6 pm on Friday, February 1, 2013 at the Mountain View Room in the UNCA Sherrill Center. Your dedication to this cause is going to reduce poverty, […]

Food Policy Council Celebration Dec. 2, 2012

Please join in celebration with the Asheville-Buncombe Food Policy Council for the next Meeting of the Whole. It’s 6:30 – 9 pm on Sunday, December 2 at the Toy Boat Community Art Space. Bring a friend and a dish for this Informal potluck with big, exciting announcements about the A/B FPC/City of Asheville Food Action […]

City Council Agrees to Look at Policy Proposals

This report was presented to Asheville City Council at their April 24th meeting. Clusters submitted policy proposals, and Council Member Gordon Smith synthesized them into a single document. The policy areas are broken down along the city departments that might best implement them. The report was very well-received, and the next step is to have […]

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