Debbie Word

Founder, Chemist Gin

Maker: Beverage Professional

Debbie is the founder and co-owner of Chemist Gin and Antidote. With a background in architecture and distilling, she brings her love for traditional style and craft spirits to The South Slope in Asheville.

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2019 Schedule

Over 20 immersive signature events are featured throughout the weekend! Tours, dinners, parties, foraging and more await.


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This inspired, friendly and free-spirited food scene tucked in the mountains of Appalachia has been called “Foodtopia,” but the locals just call it home. Plan your trip now.

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Access to affordable and healthy food and reducing food waste are important initiatives of the signature event’s charitable giving goals. 

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