Woman-Space at Heron House

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| By Anya Robyak | There are plenty of venues in Asheville for the big shows – downtown and the River Arts district locations that seat hundreds for some of the most popular acts and tours. But what about artists, …

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Creating Family Through Community

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| By Marianne Kilkenny | The Community Lady Many people know me as the “Community Lady” because of my website and network, Women for Living in Community. But what truly defines me is my compelling “Why” for doing what I …

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Follow Up On Community Resilience Challenge!

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| By Laura Lengnick | Community Resilience Challenge Counts 980 Acts of Resilience in May

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Improvisational Living … Begins With Community

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| By Rochelle | What does it mean to improvise in our living situation as we age? If we want to share our elder years with others, how do we define and create community for ourselves in a way that …

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Book Review: “Rebuilding the Foodshed: A Community Resilience Guide” by Philip Ackerman-Leist

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  By Roberta Binder   We have no idea how fortunate we are to live in Western North Carolina where sustainable agriculture abounds and continues to grow. We can visit over ninety farmers’ markets in WNC every day, including several …

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Welcome to the Dr. John Wilson Community Garden

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  By Roberta Binder   In the Beginning   Thanks to the long-range vision of Dr. John Wilson, a retired pediatrician who settled with his wife and family in Black Mountain in 1976, community gardening continues to thrive. His gardening …

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