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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 […]


Brewing for Greenways Collaboration

For Immediate Release November 4, 2016 Brewing for Greenways Collaboration: Wedge and New Belgium brew a traditional German ale to benefit Greenways Release party on Tuesday, November 15, $1/pint goes to Friends of Connect Buncombe ASHEVILLE, NC – November 4, 2016—Wedge Brewing and New Belgium Brewing have teamed up for […]


7 Miles on Saturday

Local Group Hikes Current and Future Greenways Yes, that’s hiking, not walking. On January 14, 20 “hard core” Carolina Mountain Club hikers signed up to join something different from their typical rigorous hikes in on the mountain trails of our region. The closer-to-home hike explored current and future greenways in […]