Spring has sprung in Asheville and there is no better sign than the Asheville Spring Herb Festival 2019, celebrating their 30th year as the largest herb festival in the US & Canada! How lucky are we to have this event right here in our own backyard at the WNC Farmers Market (570 Brevard Rd at I-40). The event is Fri-Sun, May 3-5, 2019 and you won't want to miss it. Get everything you need to grow the herb garden of your dreams this year. Hours are Fri-Sat 8:30am-5pm, and Sun 10am-3pm. Well behaved leashed dogs are welcome to attend as well. Free admission and parking all weekend.
Some of the many items available will be Herb plants (of course!), heirlooms, medicinals, soaps, tinctures, extracts, oils and more, plus a heap of education and information on herbs. Master Gardeners from the Buncombe County Extension Service will be on hand during the festival to answer gardening questions.
More Info? Click here: Asheville Spring Herb Festival 2019
The Storehouse is a treasure and a blessing for the good folks of Hendersonville and Henderson County. A Christian Food and Hygeine Pantry that served those in need. Through a partnership with Manna Food Bank and other Local Stores, they recieve very generous donations of food to feed the elderly and families of Henderson County. Food Distribution at The Storehouse is Wednesday through Friday every week and Senior Deliveries are made the 1st Friday of every month as well. Twice monthly, 40 people are served at the Sammy Williams Center in partnership with the Council on Aging. All tolled, over 400+ Families are helped by Lynn Staggs, Executive DIrector, and the Staff and Volunteers at this amazing organization. The Storehouse also teams up with Fletcher Area Business Association to assist their Snack Pack Program which supplies snacks to kids in need at several local area elementary schools, and also supplements several area Backpack Programs as well.
Most of us have been there, paid the rent and bills and have scarce little money left to buy food. What does one do to keep their belly full and not go broke living in Asheville with it's high cost of living? Cutting out $4 Lattes, $7 Avocado Toast and Eating Out are typically good ideas to make you dollars stretch farther, but many still shake their head at the prices in the regular grocery stores for everyday food items. A solution to higher priced food is to shop at Discount Grocery Stores to save 50% and more, effectively doubling your food purchasing power! One of the many fine stores in town fulfilling this need in our Community is The Price Is Right Discount Warehouse, located in North Asheville at 198 Weaverville Road. Bargain hunters will appreciate the selection and prices as they fill up their buggy with food without taking a big hit in the wallet. However, they don't just carry food, and discount shoppers can also save on Health & Beauty, Home Goods, and Furniture while they are there.
What kind of deals can you expect? A recent visit saw Bread for $1.49, K-Cup Tea priced at 3 Boxes for $6, 98¢ Organic Mac & Cheese Boxes, $1.50 Boxes of Cereal, 98¢ Bags of Chips, and too many other deals to list here. Of course, their selection changes and deals change, but they are always a huge savings off of what you pay at a regular grocery store. You may not find everything you need here, but you will save a lot of cash on what you do, so shop here first before you go anywhere else!