Buy local, save local | Asheville Grown Business Alliance now offers the annual "Go Local Card" to support public education and local businesses. The 2019 card, as always, provides discount prices and special members-only offers; buy the "Go Local" discount card at local stores or online at More>

Tomato Time | Grow your own tomatoes, the more exotic the better, is the nationwide message of Brad Gates of Wild Boar Farms, located in Northern California, as reported at Gates provides tips on growing your own tasty wonders at More> | RELATED: Asheville area tailgate and farmers markets are in full bloom now. An excellent list of local food providers is available at More>


A new website has been born, and shoppers are invited to add their favorite stores and bargain news. For links to Asheville's unique shops and merchants, click here.

* Asheville Downtown Association:
The Downtown Asheville merchants' association is known as Asheville Downtown Association. For more information,click here.

* Asheville Downtown Galleries Association:
The local art galleries have teamed up to form a group that is best known for its sponsorship of well-attended Art Walks in the spring, summer and fall. For more information, click here.

* Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority: The official tourist website of lists many fine shops throughout the Asheville Area, particularly those in Downtown Asheville. For a list of merchants, click here.

* West Asheville: Excellent shopping of West Asheville, primarily near Haywood Road via click here.


The Natural Home on Lexington Avenue * Photo by Lisa Ring
*LEXINGTON AVENUE in Downtown Asheville | Click Here>


* Antique Tobacco Barn More>
* Bridging the Cultural Gap More>
* Concrete Lawn Art More>
* Keowee Chamber Music More>
* Lisa Ring, Watercolor Artist More>
* Studio Thirty Three Jewelry More>
* Sweeten Creek Antiques & Collectibles More>
* The Appalachian Artisan Society (TAAS Gallery) More>
* VanDyke Goldsmithing More>
* Woolworth Walk More>


Habitat's ReStore Big Spring Sale Event May 19 | Habitat for Humanity's ReStore Spring Customer Appreciation Sale will be held 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat., May 19, 2018. Also, free hot dogs and soft drinks available to the public from Noon to 2 p.m. Put it on your calendar if you're a fan of the good work and the retail offerings provided by the Habitat ReStore, located in Biltmore Village. There's always a wide range of items, such as furniture, building supplies, housewares, books, music, art, and appliances. The 25% OFF EVERYTHING IN THE STORE FOR ONE DAY ONLY just makes it that much better. For directions and info, visit More>

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