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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...

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...

Graham Revitalization Economic Action Team Awarded BRNHA Grant

[02/12/2015] The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership has announced an award of $13,050 to the Graham Revitalization Economic Action Team (GREAT) to build a Cheroke... 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...

ROOT CAUSE SEEKS NEW MEMBERS FOR BUY LOCAL WOOD PRODUCTS DIRECTORY

[02/05/2015] Root Cause, Western North Carolina’s Buy Local directory for all things wood, is seeking to grow its online resource directory. From forest-product businesses... Details...

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