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A myriad of purple sweet potatoes.

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

As we wait to see how the recent snow storm will affect field crops and hoop houses, now might be a good time to explore some of the storage veggies at winter farmers markets, like sweet potatoes, cabbage, and winter squash.

A child skiing up a small slope on a mountain.

Five Fun and Family-Friendly Winter Activities

Winter, with its cold weather and long nights, is not always considered the ideal time for family activities. You might even be tempted to huddle up inside and wait for spring to come.

A plow truck clearing snow from a highway.

Winter Car Care Tips

Driving on snowy or icy roads requires special attention to safety. Although it’s impossible to have ideal road conditions 365 days a year, there are certain precautions you can take to make winter driving safer.

A box for a COVID-19 testing kit.

Fend Off Unnecessary Covid-19 Test Costs

As the need for COVID-19 testing remains high, the state’s Consumer Protection Division has received several complaints of unexpected charges for a test.

A speaker on stage during TEDxEsino Lario 2018.

TEDxAsheville 2022 Set for Feb. 27th

TEDxAsheville 2022 will open its doors on Sunday, February 27, at 1:00 pm in the heart of Pack Square’s Cultural District at the Wortham Center For The Performing Arts. Tickets are now on sale.