Chow Chow: Out of the Box: Community Supported Agriculture Challenge

  • WNC Farmers Market

  • Address: 570 Brevard Road, Asheville, NC 28806
  • Times: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Admission: $50

Event Style: Flights & Bites

Community Supported Agriculture is a model of food exchange that asks eaters to buy a share in the risk of farming to support local food systems. The typical structure is a consumer outlay of cash at the beginning of a farmer's season in exchange for a weekly box of local food throughout the year. The model has been lauded, widely adopted, and successful in the farm to table movement, but it also faces wide criticisms related to access and feasibility as a true catalyst for good food. To explore this topic with flavor, Chow Chow joins with chefs and thought-leaders for a CSA challenge that showcases out-of-the-box thinking about CSAs, using various examples from a typical seasonal weekly CSA share. Participants will enjoy bites and beverages from the creations that each chef unboxes and transforms into both fresh and fermented flavors. Meanwhile, different takes on the popular CSA model will be shared. This event aims to be a true example of a community exchange-of good food, thought-provoking discussion, and our ultimate common ground. 

Featured Chefs/Restaurants: AJ Gregson & Autumn Pittman - Black Bear BBQ, Jeremy Salig, Jay Medford - Storm Rhum Bar & DoughP Doughnuts, Mackensy Lunsford - Asheville Citizen-Times, Luis Martinez - El Gallo, Paul Cressend - Paulie Boy Enterprises

$50 Per Person

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