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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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ASAP Networking Event

Are you an institutional Food Service Director or produce distributor in the Appalachian Grown region? Then you and a guest are invited to ASAP’s local BBQ meet-and-greet!

Food Service Directors will have the opportunity to talk and connect with a wide variety of produce distributors before sending out their bids in the spring. The event is free and reimbursement is available for area Child Nutrition Director’s mileage to and from the event.

Please RSVP by March 15 and join us to become a part of Farm to School in the Southern Appalachians! Email brittany@nullasapconnections.org or call 828-236-1282 to let us know that you’ll be coming.

sponsorsTuesday, April 9

Yesterday Spaces @ Gaining Ground Farm
Leicester, NC

Food will be provided by Luella’s BBQ and will feature a wide variety of locally sourced ingredients including pork from Hickory Nut Gap.

Dinner will begin at 5pm. Come early and enjoy a tour of Gaining Ground Farm!