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Food and Drink
2:29 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Stressed About Holiday Cooking? Take Our Survey, And We'll Help

Originally published on Wed November 5, 2014 1:01 pm

Supermarkets are taking turkey orders; the tins of Christmas cookies beckon from display tables. These and other signs are unmistakable: The holiday feasting season is quickly approaching.

If you're like us, the prospect of cooking for a group — or contributing a dish to the holiday meal — this time of year can cause some anxiety.

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Food and Drink
11:46 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Montford Farmers Market Moving

The Montford Mid-Week Farmers Market is  moving to the Asheville River Arts District.  After more than three years at its location in the Asheville Chamber of Commerce parking lot the tailgate market is moving to 175 Clingman Avenue next to All Souls Pizza. The market will end its run in Montford  Wednesday, June 25th.   David  Hurand spoke with Market Manager Christa Tolson.

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Food and Drink
2:27 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Taste Treat: New Tupelo Honey Cookbook

Tupelo Honey cookbook

The popular Asheville based restaurant Tupelo Honey recently announced it will open new restaurants in Raleigh and Atlanta.  The restaurant also has published its' second cookbook.  David Hurand spoke with the authors of Tupelo Honey Cafe: New Southern Flavors From the Blue Ridge Mountains, Elizabeth Sims and Executive Chef Brain Sonoskus about the restaurants second cookbook and the growing popularity of Asheville as a destination for tourists looking for a memorable meal.

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Food and Drink
7:00 am
Wed October 30, 2013

Tailgate Market Report: Late Season Surprises!

WCQS partners with ASAP - The Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project - for tailgate market updates, heard Thursdays and Fridays during Morning Edition (5 - 9 a.m.)

Last week, we shared several seasonal surprises available at farmers tailgate markets. This week, we’re surprised there are even more unexpected finds to be found! Look out for cardoon, sweet potatoes in all shades, and sugar snap and snow peas…

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Food and Drink
8:33 am
Sat October 12, 2013

Tailgate Market Report: It's fall y'all!

Apples galore at area tailgate markets.

WCQS partners with ASAP - The Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project - for tailgate market updates, heard Thursdays and Fridays during Morning Edition (5 - 9 a.m.)

It’s fall, y’all, and that means we’re shining the Get Local spotlight on local apples! Last year was a difficult one for area apple growers. Luckily, it’s a different story in 2013.

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Food and Drink
11:30 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Tailgate Market Report: Romaine calm, there's plenty of lettuce for everyone!

Romaine calm! There's plenty of lettuce for everyone at area tailgate markets this weekend!

WCQS partners with ASAP -- the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project -- for tailgate market updates, heard Thursdays and Fridays during Morning Edition (5am - 9am).

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Food and Drink
11:33 am
Thu September 26, 2013

Tailgate Market Report

Pears are in season at area tailgate markets.

WCQS partners with ASAP - The Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project - for tailgate market updates, heardThursdays and Fridays during Morning Edition (5 - 9 a.m.)

It’s the pearfect week to pick up pears at area farmers tailgate markets! While Asian pears—which taste like crisp, juicy apples—have been around for a bit, additional varieties are starting to arrive. Familiar Bartlett pears have been spotted at West Asheville Tailgate Market, and perhaps less-familiar Seckel pears have been spotted at North Asheville Tailgate Market.

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Food and Drink
11:32 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Tailgate Market Report

Find out what's fresh this week at your local tailgate market!

WCQS partners it ASAP - The Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project - for tailgate market updates, heardThursdays and Fridays during Morning Edition (5 - 9 a.m.)

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Food and Drink
8:43 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Tailgate Market Report

Apples are arriving at area tailgate markets!

WCQS partners with ASAP -- the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project -- for tailgate market updates, heard Thursdays and Fridays during Morning Edition (5am - 9am).

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Food and Drink
11:13 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Tailgate Market Report

This week, beans are hogging the spotlight at area farmers tailgate markets. After all, hills of beans can be found now—literally!

WCQS partners with ASAP -- the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project -- for tailgate market updates, heard Thursdays and Fridays during Morning Edition (5am - 9am).

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