About ASAP

Growing Minds is a program of Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project. ASAP’s mission is to help local farms thrive, link farmers to markets and supporters, and build healthy communities through connections to local food.

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Learn why local food taste tests are our favorite way to introduce preK-12 children to local fruits and vegetables. Taste tests are simple, inexpensive, and most importantly, fun!

The 2015 conference was held November 14 in Asheville.

Register now for our 2014 conference: November 1, 2014 in Asheville!


Our 2013 conference was held on November 2. Save the date for our 2014 conference: November 1, 2014 in Asheville!

Register now for our 2016 Southeast Farm to School Conference, September 23-24 in Greenville, SC.

On May 19, Posana will have a special Appalachian Grown dinner menu from which local food lovers can order. The proceeds from that menu will support connecting farms and schools and give children positive experiences with local food.