Local Caterers Go Creative by Liisa Andreassen

[02/25/2016] Corey Frost Marino runs Catering by Corey. And while she concedes that balancing family and work can be a challenge, she’s been amazed that there’s “such ... Details...

"Alone? In Love? In Lust? This Valentine's Day Gift Guide is for (all of) You." -- Emily Bartran

[02/03/2016] Ulimana appears in Elephant Journal "Valentine's Day Gift Guide" Details...

"Shared kitchen could boost new businesses" -- Emma Ginader

[01/27/2016] LEWSIBURG — Nearly 60 percent of those who responded to a Union County and SEDA-Council of Governments’ survey would qualify to participate in a shared kitc... Details...

Business lessons: Gluten-free startup won award, then closed

[03/11/2015] What the owners of a gluten-free business learned when they won an award but ran out of money trying to stay on shelves. Includes comments from Chris Reedy. Details...

ScaleUp WNC selects first 15 companies into program

[02/22/2015] After 13 years of raising and selling plants like native rhododendron, mountain laurels and azaleas in Yancey County, Bill Jones will soon be getting a little h... Details...

Conference homes in on WNC’s local economy

[02/19/2015] The Self-Help Credit Union, in conjunction with dozens of local sponsors [such as Blue Ridge Food Ventures] is hosting a conference on our local economy. Entitl... Details...

Blue Ridge Food Ventures "graduate" & Advantage Opportunity Fund portfolio client featured in documentary

[02/13/2015] Fast-growing craft beverage company Buchi Kombucha, based in Buncombe County, has been featured in an ambitious transmedia project in which nationally recognize... Details...

Preserving food security: Canning foods for donation

[02/10/2015] Chris Reedy, Executive Director of Blue Ridge Food Ventures, is interviewed by the Mountain Express about the possibility of using the FDA-compliant facility to... Details...

Survey: Input sought from Natural Products Growers, Manufacturers

[01/28/2015] As part of an effort to improve the supply chain in the natural products sector in WNC and across the state from growers to wild harvesters to manufacturers, th... Details...

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