Asheville Independent Restaurants
AIR is a community of innovative chefs, mixologists, brewers and bakers who are both passionate about delicious food and dedicated to making Asheville a more sustainable and restaurant-friendly community.
Annie’s Bakery is committed to making a difference by bringing natural organic breads to your table and our community. Their dedicated staff utilizes cherished 4th generation Old World methods. From carefully sourcing our ingredients, to baking breads with loving hands and hearts, they strive to provide delicious and wholesome baked goods with integrity and superior taste.
Firewalker Hot Sauce
Unlike any hot sauce you have tried before. This is the pure flavor of Citrus and Garlic with a Lucid Habanero Kick. Made with All Natural Ingredients this hand crafted hot sauce will Brighten and Intensify your food, Never Overpower it.
Hickory Nut Gap Farm
Established in 1916, Hickory Nut Gap Farm is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Fairview, NC. Since 2000, Jamie and Amy Ager have raised 100% grassfed cattle, pastured pork & poultry, and organic apples on this 90 acres of serene land.
Oakley Farmers Market
To provide an opportunity for all Oakley neighbors, regardless of differences in income, race or social status, to have access to fresh, healthy, locally produced foods. Located at the parking lot of the Screendoor at 115 Fairview Road, Asheville, NC 28803.
Smiling Hara Tempeh
Smiling Hara Tempeh is a family owned business in the beautiful city of Asheville, North Carolina. They are 100% committed to providing the most nutritious and freshest tempeh possible, and at the same time providing a market for organic farmers. Smiling Hara and its team are in the process of forging a new trend in the health food world with the highest quality vegan/vegetarian protein available.
Sunburst Trout Farms
Sunburst Trout Farms is run by the third generation and is a #FamilyGrown rainbow trout farm located in picturesque Haywood County, NC. The fish are raised in the pristine waters below the Shining Rock Wilderness and contain no mammalian by-products, hormones, or antibiotics.
Real Beef. Raised Right. Around Here.
Celtic Sea Salt® Brand Sea Salt is authentic, unprocessed whole salt from pristine coastal regions of the world. Celtic Sea Salt is certified Kosher by the Atlanta Kashruth Commission.
Farside Farms has been packing fresh eggs daily for over 20 years. They have pork, cage free eggs, and chicken. Raised on the farm and free from antibiotics and hormones. The farm staff makes all of their own feed on the with their own feed mill.
Mountain Food Products has been serving the Asheville area with fresh, local, and specialty products since 1984. They source produce from area farmers to strengthen our community and tailor orders to support small business.
Dolci di Maria
Gluten and Dairy-Free desserts handmade in small batches with all natural ingredients, inspired by Italy’s beloved tradition of baking fine desserts.
Shhh…hear that? Songbirds courting in the raspberry canes? Or the heavy silence of snowflakes slowly blanketing the blueberry bushes? Perhaps the early morning songs of berry pickers, harvesting before the mid-day heat? At any time of year, a visit to Imladris Farm is an adventure of flavor and a chance to rejoin the age-old cycle of seasons.
Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project
ASAP’s mission is to help local farms thrive, link farmers to markets and supporters, and build healthy communities through connections to local food.
A family owned and operated farm business offering seasonally fresh peppers, pepper mash, dried peppers, and a wide variety of hot sauce, bbq sauce, salsa, and blended dry rubs.
Haw Creek Honey
Haw Creek Honey is based in Asheville, NC. They have kept bees in WNC for 35 years and currently maintain about 400 hives in several counties. They produce Wildflower honey in the Spring and Sourwood Honey in mid-summer.
Smoky Mountain Roasters
Smoky Mountain Roasters is located in Haywood County and has been supplying us coffee since we opened 12+ years ago.