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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...

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...

NEW DOCUMENTARY PROFILES BUCHI KOMBUCHA; RELEASED ON AMERICAN EXPRESS OPEN FORUM

[02/13/2015] Last year Industrious Productions (helmed by filmmakers Adams Wood and Rod Murphy) collaborated on an ambitious transmedia project with writer Darren Dahl tha... Details...

Preserving food security: Canning foods for donation

[02/10/2015] Chris Reedy, Executive Director of Blue Ridge Food Ventures, is interviewed by the Mountain Express about the possibility of using the FDA-compliant facility to... Details...

Grant Awards Announced by Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership

[02/10/2015] The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership (BRNHA) announces the award of 22 grants totaling $170,000 to help support diverse initiatives across the Nort... Details...

Outdoor Gear Builders Host Inaugural 'Get in Gear Fest'

[02/09/2015] Outdoor Gear Builders of Western North Carolina (WNC) is pleased to announce their inaugural Get in Gear Fest. This free event will take place from 12-4 p.m. on... Details...

NC Rural Economic Development Division Awards Grants to Rural Communities

[02/06/2015] North Carolina Secretary of Commerce John E. Skvarla III and Assistant Secretary for Rural Economic Development Pat Mitchell have announced the recipients of th... Details...

WNC a hub for outdoor gear manufacturers

[01/28/2015] ASHEVILLE – With at least 26 outdoor gear manufacturing companies based in Western North Carolina, one might say the region already is a hub for that sector. ... Details...

Survey: Input sought from Natural Products Growers, Manufacturers

[01/28/2015] As part of an effort to improve the supply chain in the natural products sector in WNC and across the state from growers to wild harvesters to manufacturers, th... Details...

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