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Southeast Greenways & Trails Summit

About 300 people from 11 states attended the first Southeast Greenways & Trails Summit, held in Durham on October 1-3.. The East Coast Greenway Alliance organized the summit to bring people together and share success stories, progress and best practices related to greenways/trails projects. Projects along and connecting to the path […]


Greenway Business Profile: Smoky Mountain Adventure Center

This interview is the first in a series on the economic development associated with greenways in Buncombe County. Connect Buncombe’s Leanna Joyner spoke with Smoky Mountain Adventure Center owner Stuart Cowles about his business along Amboy Road and what greenways mean for his business and the community. What drew you […]


Community Greenway Walks

Join us to discover the greenways of Buncombe County in YOUR neighborhood.  Walk for 1-2 hours with a member of the Connect Buncombe board of directors on the following dates! Well-behaved children and dogs welcome! Please RSVP in advance so that we know how many folks to expect. 1. 9/9/17 […]


Growing Greenways: What We Imagine CAN Become Real

By Ann Babcock Maybe you’ve experienced being  on your bicycle or walking along a path by a river.  It’s a beautiful day to be  outdoors with your kids and/or friends.  You stop at a park along the way for a picnic lunch before continuing.  Your kids are happy, and you’re […]

Growing Greenways

FOCB at Asheville Tailgate Markets

Come visit the Friends of Connect Buncombe at various farmer’s markets around Asheville this spring! North Asheville market, Saturday May 6, 8-12 AM at UNCA Campus Commuter Lot C. Asheville City market,  Saturday May 13,  8-12 AM. at North Market Street Downtown. West Asheville market, Tuesday May 16, 3:30-6:30pm at 718 Haywood Road. You’ll be able to see […]