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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It’s easy finding local greens!  Greens like collards, kale, and lettuce thrive in WNC’s cool months of spring and fall, but they also grow year-round. Look for these nutritious leaves in your school cafeteria and at your local farmers market.

Lesson Plans



This Week In The Garden: K-5

This Week In The Garden: Preschool

This Week In The Garden: Family Handout