Waynesville Soda Jerks
Waynesville Soda Jerks specializes in handcrafted bottled sodas made from the finest Southern Appalachian ingredients. Their bubbly beverages, dubbed “Southern Appalachia in a bottle” use ingredients sourced from farms throughout Western NC to provide seasonal, fresh flavors.
Poppy Hand-Crafted Popcorn
Poppy Handcrafted Popcorn is a gourmet popcorn company based in Asheville, NC. With both traditional and unexpected flavors, Poppy prides itself on having a flavor for everyone. Poppy is always made in small batches with all natural ingredients, non-GMO popcorn and a whole lot of love!
Matthew and Gretchen are founders of Münki Food, a globally inspired, plant-based snack food company located in Asheville, NC. “Handcrafted in small batches by a couple of cheeky monkeys,” Münki’s Beer City BBQ Trailmix uses local beer from favorite Asheville breweries, dry-roasted almonds and cashews blended in a special mesquite BBQ rub, topped off with dried blueberries & toasted corn - it tastes like a backyard BBQ in a bag! Fancy a nibble for a good cause? A portion of the proceeds from every bag sold is donated to Animal Welfare, so grab a bag & help a life.
Hickory Nut Gap Farm
Nestled in the gap of lush mountains in Western NC, Hickory Nut Gap Farm has a rich legacy of food, family, and community. They raise cattle on pasture and all their animals are treated humanely, with great care and concern. HNG animals are never given antibiotics or added hormones.
Ivory Road Cafe & Kitchen
Located in South Asheville, this independently-owned cafe and bakery sources just about all of its food locally, and makes everything from scratch! Owner Jill Wasilewski has traveled the globe in pursuit of the exotic, the simple and everything in-between. Ivory Road Cafe & Kitchen opened in 2016 and is the culmination of a life-long love of food and culture.
French Broad Chocolate Company
Guided by their mission to source with integrity and craft with love, French Broad Chocolate builds direct relationships with sustainable farmers and producers and transforms fine cacao beans into craft chocolate in their Chocolate Factory in Asheville, NC. Bean-to-bar to bonbon and beyond means they create not only their artisan chocolate bars, but also a compendium of confections and treats featuring their chocolate paired with local, fresh and organic ingredients. French Broad Chocolate is a Certified B Corp, a certification demonstrating their commitment to being people who use business as a force for good.
The Gourmet Chip Company
Located in downtown Asheville, The Gourmet Chip Company started in 2011 with a simple goal: Make the most delicious potato chip possible! Made with hand selected potatoes and local, fresh ingredients, The Gourmet Chip Company hand mixes all their own spices, blends, and secret sauces to provide an amazing gourmet experience on a chip!
Devil's Foot Beverage Company
Devil's Foot grew out of a drive to replace high-fructose, artificially flavored drinks with affordable, accessible, farm-to-can beverages. Devils Foot beverages are made with fresh, natural, local ingredients to create flavorful, non-alcoholic drinks for kids and adults alike. A product created by great friends, Devil's Foot loves its city of Asheville and is deeply committed to supporting the local community!