Category: Farmer’s Market

Apple Picking near Asheville, NC!

Filed under: Autumn, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Farmer's Market, Outside Asheville, Things to Do

This was it!  The week when the leaves were at, or nearing, peak color and the weather was perfect: warm sunshine and cold nights.  James and I had plans to take advantage of this lovely confluence of events and take a full day off from the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in order to climb Grandfather… Read more »

June at our Asheville Bed and Breakfast: Feasting in the Fields

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Farmer's Market, Outside Asheville

  June is just around the corner and that means we move outside to enjoy the feast of fresh produce from nearby fields. And sometimes we drive out from Asheville and the Carolina Bed & Breakfast to enjoy a special meal at one of the neighboring farms.  This past week the dinner was part of… Read more »

Bourbon From Farmer to Chef!

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Farmer's Market, recipes, Restaurants, Wine and Food

My Daddy was from the South and I grew up fishing maraschino cherries out of his evening bourbon with my fingers for a treat as child.  No doubt this has contributed to my love of its smoky-sweet flavor.  So when a friend asked us if we would host Katherine Purvis, author of “Bourbon: a Savor… Read more »

Autumn Market Feast in a Field in Asheville!

Filed under: Autumn, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Farmer's Market, Things to Do

We were late leaving the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in Asheville, NC and it was already dark as we pulled into the parking lot of All Soul’s Pizza.  Our destination was the field next door which had been set with long picnic tables and festooned with fairy lights. Because we were late arriving Elliot Moss,… Read more »

Shopping for our Asheville Bed and Breakfast

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Farmer's Market, Innkeeping, shopping

When it comes to shopping for the Carolina Bed & Breakfast it’s generally a division of labor.  I plan the menu about one week out, taking into account the dietary restrictions of the guests at our Asheville Bed and Breakfast, the season and number of guests we are cooking for, then I check the pantry… Read more »

Oh CSA! What to do with your box (Recipes included!)

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Farmer's Market, Outside Asheville, recipes

I think I may have mentioned that we have a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) share at local farm.  Once a week we go to the Montford Farmers Market behind the Asheville Visitor’s Center and pick up a box of fresh produce.  Then we come home and ask, “What the heck is this stuff and what… Read more »

Winter Markets in Asheville, North Carolina

Filed under: About Asheville, Farmer's Market, shopping, Things to Do

Some  of my favorite places to visit in Asheville in the summer are the Tailgate Markets.  Small farmers and purveyors from Western North Carolina pack their goods into  trucks and gather together in parking lots on assigned days to sell their produce.  I love to walk out the door of our Asheville Bed and Breakfast… Read more »