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Mother Earth Produce makes it easier to 
eat local and organic food.

Mother Earth Produce to Turn Three

It’s no surprise that a couple of educators are behind a local company’s quest to help Upstate and Western North Carolina residents learn about the bounty of our local fields and farms. Graham and Andrea Duvall, the owners of Asheville-based Mother Earth Produce (MEP), combined to turn their background in instruction—hers in the classroom and …

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Limited Edition Chocolate High Heel Shoes

Limited Edition Chocolate Shoes at The Chocolate Fetish

in Honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month The Chocolate Fetish® has joined a nationwide movement to bring attention to domestic violence with the creation of Limited Edition Chocolate High Heel Shoes and a unique partnership with Helpmate. The proceeds from the sale of each Limited Edition Chocolate Shoe will be donated to Helpmate, a local …

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Enjoy your lunch or dinner entree  
on the pretty patio.

The Black Forest Restaurant

by Susan Devitt Let’s agree that Asheville has a world-class food scene. Constant entries in new restaurants, new trends in food and new-wave cocktails. When it comes to food, Asheville is vogue, and we love it. But if you’d like to take a side step to a slower pace with an old-world feel then head …

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Elizabeth Foley, 
general manager of 
The Chocolate Fetish.

The Chocolate Fetish Wins National Awards

Local business, The Chocolate Fetish earned 15 medals at the International Chocolate Salon’s 2014 Awards Competition. The awards won include one Gold Medal, eight Silver Medals, seven Bronze Medals, and two Honorable Mentions. The medals recognize excellence in a variety of categories including Most Artistic Designs, Most Luxurious Chocolate Experience, and Best Taste. Awards are …

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