Dr. Leah Greden Mathews

Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo

Professor of Economics, University of North Carolina Asheville

Maker: Other Maker

Leah Greden Mathews is professor of Economics at UNC Asheville. She researches food systems with a special interest in elements that are typically not priced but are inherently valuable such as social capital, cultural heritage, and scenic quality.


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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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