Roots & Fruits created our garden as large educational part to our community. In a quarter acre of land, not only do we produce enough food to sell in our market and cook in the kitchen and to demonstrate where food actually comes from.
We use organic practices and many permaculture based concepts. We raise chickens for eggs, grow annuals, per…LEARN MORE
Tumbling Shoals Farm is a diverse Certified Organic vegetable/small fruit operation in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains. We have dabbled in livestock but are not currently raising any. The entire farm is only 15 acres, including our house and the employee village, and we grow some 50 different things on just shy of 3 acres of tilled ground.… LEARN MORE
No Taste Like Home is a twenty-year-old, internationally-known wild food foraging tour company and educational organization. We lead 2-4 tours a week from mid-March through October and 2-4 tours a month in the off season. We also lead 1-4 youth programs a month, mostly for Asheville City Schools. Our mission is to reclaim the loving relationship … LEARN MORE
We cultivate 5 acres of diverse vegetables on leased land in Marshall. Everything is grown in accordance with organic standards but the farm is not certified. We grow for two farmers markets a week in Asheville, a 30-member CSA, and some restaurants and a natural food stores. 2017 will mark the 7th year that the farm has been in operation.
Thatchmore Farm is a ten acre family farm in Leicester, North Carolina founded in 1987. Since then we have grown certified organic produce as well as ornamentals, mushrooms, and Christmas trees. Karen, Liz and Tom operate the farm with the help of a small crew of farm apprentices. We grow about thirty varieties of fruits and vegetables but are known … LEARN MORE