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BRFV Chef Martha Vining on Carolina Kitchen

[10/30/2015] Another Carolina Kitchen cooking segment on News 13, featuring Blue Ridge Food Ventures' Chef Martha Vining and produce from Winter Sun Farms (recipe: Applesauc... Details...

Business lessons: Gluten-free startup won award, then closed

[03/11/2015] What the owners of a gluten-free business learned when they won an award but ran out of money trying to stay on shelves. Includes comments from the Director of ... Details...

Outdoor Gear Builders Host Inaugural 'Get in Gear Fest'

[03/08/2015]   Inaugural ‘Get in Gear Fest’ on March 21 invites outdoor enthusiasts to get in gear for spring. Recreational equipment manufactured by member companies ... Details...

AdvantageWest E-News: Announcing the 1st ScaleUp WNC Cohort; plus, upcoming events & ops

[03/02/2015] Check out the AdvantageWest eNews for March 2, 2015 for details about the first ScaleUp WNC cohort, which includes 15 small businesses (selected out of a whoppi... Details...

ScaleUp WNC selects first 15 companies into program

[02/22/2015] After 13 years of raising and selling plants like native rhododendron, mountain laurels and azaleas in Yancey County, Bill Jones will soon be getting a little h... Details...

First annual Get In Gear Fest offers demos, clinics, races, and local beer

[02/21/2015] The first annual Get In Gear Fest takes place March 21, featuring locally made outdoor gear designed to tackle all of the beautiful outdoor activities the regio... Details...

Op-Ed from HCPED: JDIG Imperative to Compete for Jobs

[02/20/2015] The following is a response from Ben Teague, Executive Director of the Economic Development Coalition for Asheville-Buncombe County and Andrew Tate, President &... Details...

Conference homes in on WNC’s local economy

[02/19/2015] The Self-Help Credit Union, in conjunction with dozens of local sponsors [such as Blue Ridge Food Ventures] is hosting a conference on our local economy. Entitl... Details...

8th Annual Music Video Asheville Announces Call for Submissions

[02/16/2015] Submissions are now being accepted for the 8th Annual Music Video Asheville (MVA), an annual showcase that celebrates the collaboration of Asheville musicians a... Details...

Blue Ridge Food Ventures "graduate" & Advantage Opportunity Fund portfolio client featured in documentary

[02/13/2015] Fast-growing craft beverage company Buchi Kombucha, based in Buncombe County, has been featured in an ambitious transmedia project in which nationally recognize... Details...

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