Posted in Community Development, Education & Knowledge Sharing, Pollinate Collaborations Project, tagged Ashe County Cheese, Balsam Gardens, Copper Pot and Wooden Spoon, grocery delivery Asheville, grocery delivery Greenville, Mother Earth Produce, organic produce Asheville, Roots Hummus, SC, Wild Salmon Company on November 20, 2012 |
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Think Milkman, but with produce, cheese, eggs, fish! Aye!
Now that we are all thinking about food this week, and gratitude, and farmers markets are closed for the season, have any of you tried Mother Earth Produce?
They deliver: organic produce (lots from 20 or so local farms), Roots hummus, Wild Salmon Company salmon (wha? yes, yes they do), Copper Pot and Wooden Spoon pickles and other sour yumminess, Balsam Gardens meats and eggs, Ashe County cheese TO YOUR FRONT DOOR in Western North or South Carolina!
Post a comment for a special discount code if you want to try them out–I gotcha! And, yes, they are in line with the cost of organic offerings at the local groceries. It’s really one of the things I’m so grateful for right now.
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Posted in Community Development, Economic Development, Education & Knowledge Sharing, This is Cool, tagged Buncombe County, Connect Buncombe, economic development, Greenville, greenways, local businesses, SC, Swamp Rabbit Trail, Travelers Rest on October 22, 2012 |
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Saturday my husband, dogs and I drove 55 minutes to Travelers Rest, SC to hop on the Swamp Rabbit Trail
–a nearly 14 mile greenway that connects Travelers Rest and Greenville, SC.
Aside from being curious about the trail (having heard so much about it), I wanted to explore the trail because I’ve been working with Buncombe County to help with Connect Buncombe–a friends group to support the recently adopted 102 mile county-wide greenway plan. I grew up near Pittsburgh, so I understand the Rails to Trails system and have seen how they benefit communities, but Greenville really has it goin on! In fact, as we were leaving, we ran into some Asheville friends who had been in Greenville for the day exploring the trail as well.
Without further ado, here is what a developed greenway system can look like. Here are the citizens who use the greenway system and here are the businesses that benefit from them. After today, we REALLY want to Connect Buncombe with greenways and trails! Also, here are some statistics about economic development impact on the Swamp Rabbit Trail.
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