City of Asheville Launches Curbside Pick-up Program and Expands Flexibility for Business Use of Private Lots

With public health considerations guiding our work, the City is advancing ways to use shared public and private spaces differently to support economic recovery and other community needs. Curbside Pick-up Zones  The City of Asheville is launching shared Curbside Pick-up Zones to support local restaurants and retailers in more than 20 locations around the city. … Read more

April 21st: Virtual Celebrating and Connecting thru Fungi (in Honor of Earth Day)

Perfect for those who are invested in keeping Asheville weird, amazing, and down to earth during the pandemic, our local indie Grail MovieHouse is featuring the magic of mushrooms and the mycelium network that thrives beneath our feet: Fantastic Fungi is available for streaming for via their Sofa Cinema series. As the 50th anniversary of … Read more

Can’t Get A Grocery Delivery or Pickup Time?

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As Buncombe County’s ‘Stay Home’ order is indefinitely extended and more people are turning to grocery delivery and pickup as they try to isolate themselves, it is becoming increasingly difficult to secure either type of slots from traditional services such as Instacart or the bigger chain stores. Before you panic, though, take a deep breath–and … Read more

CSAs, Markets and Farm Stands as an Alternative for Fresh Produce

wnc farmers market produce on shelves march 30 2020

Looking for ways to limit exposure while still obtaining fresh produce, today we are focusing on the abundance of locally-farmed produce and how you can support our local farmers by shopping at the ASAP Farmers Market, signing up for a CSA to receive regular boxes of seasonal variety produce or take advantage of farm stands.

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Online Reading Resources

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Your library card can open a world of resources to access from your computer, smart phone, tablet, or e-reader while staying safe at home. We’ve compiled a list of links to get your started down the digital reading road through the Buncombe County Library system and beyond. Check back for updates as more resources become available.

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