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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Whether you’re looking for a sweet eating apple or a tart baking variety, you’ll find what you need in Western North Carolina. Don’t miss the opportunity to try our region’s claim to fame. Eat a local apple in your school cafeteria today!

Lesson Plans



This Week In The Garden: K-5

This Week In The Garden: Preschool

This Week In The Garden: Family Handout