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The Urban Garden Tour with Bountiful Cities on July 30th from 2-6pm is a FREE event open to everyone! Seven local food producing gardens will open their gates for visitors, educational activities and tours. There is no cost to visit the gardens. Local chefs will be...
Monthly updates will now live on the Partnerships and Business Development page of the Community & Economic Development webpage. June updates Officer Lindsay Rose has taken another position, so the Community Engagement team includes Officer Colby Fox,...
You, or your business, can adopt a storm drain to help keep the rivers clean and roads clear. By picking up the trash and debris that clogs the storm drains, we can keep trash and debris out of our rivers and keep our roads flood-free.
We know building a stronger, more diverse workforce is key to both helping employers fill available jobs today and ensuring our region’s economic wellbeing tomorrow.hat’s why we’re asking you to participate in the 2022 State of Our Workforce: Western NC survey.
City seeks input on potential use of HOME-ARP funding to address homelessness Water Department seeks input on service line inventory Office of Sustainability shared Asheville’s Local Government Clean Energy Report Council Meetings are now in person DOT is still...
We look forward to having Vic Isley speak at the General Membership Meeting to learn more about how Explore can partner effectively with West Asheville businesses.
Meet Rachel Taylor, Economic Development Specialist with the city of Asheville. Present at all WABA Board Meetings, Rachel serves as our liaison with the city government.
We are enjoying working with Rachel Taylor, Economic Development Specialist with the City of Asheville and learning about resources and public engagement opportunities for West Asheville Business Owners.
WABA is excited to welcome a new member business – Plays in Mud Handmade Pottery, located at 735 C Haywood Road. Owner Kelsey Wheeler is a long-time local potter, member of the Southern Highland Craft Guild, and has sold her work all over the country from Juno, Alaska to California
Ecolibrium is a sustainable mobile refillery where you can fill reusable containers with essentials such as laundry detergent, dish soap, and hand soap. We are happy to welcome this inventive ecologically conscious enterprise to our neighborhood!
For a new West Asheville experience, come sample Cellerest’s lagers and ales as well as collaboration beers with other local breweries.
Asheville FM 103.3 is excited to support local businesses by providing an affordable marketing opportunity to connect with with listeners through underwriting.
Drew Wallace helped to put West Asheville on the culinary map when he opened The Admiral in 2007. His newest endeavor is Leo’s House of Thirst, a small wine bar on Haywood road.
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The West Asheville Business Association (WABA) is a membership organization for businesses located in the portion of the City of Asheville west of the French Broad River.
WABA – Member Spotlight
Provisions Modern-Day Mercantile , created by Heather and Matt Wright, is a classic general store community hub with a broad selection of unique goods, eclectic gifts, and nostalgic heirloom-worthy supplies. Heather’s grandmother, Claudene Mchone, ran a small store out of her basement in West Asheville in the 1960s. Heather loved that her grandmother’s store was both a gathering place for neighbors and a resource for purchasing basic necessities. She and her partner are excited to carry on that family tradition through Provisions.
Husband and wife team Jason and Carolyn Roy opened Biscuit Head on Haywood Road in 2013 . They love the murals and artistic spirit of West Asheville, and enjoy serving locals in their pajamas and feeling connected to the neighborhood community. They are also grateful for their landlords Scott and Lil Woody of the Isis.
Wrong Way River Lodge & Cabins is so excited to join the vibrant West Asheville business community. “With an unconventional name and business approach like ours, we wouldn’t want to be anywhere else but West Asheville! We love the independent spirit and juxtaposed positioning of West Asheville, and we hope to reflect that vibe with our own juxtaposed hospitality offering”. Partners Joe and Shelton are long-time locals, and Shelton is raising his family in West Asheville and loves to go to work in his neighborhood.
West Asheville Living gives voice to the community, bringing businesses and individuals closer together. It exists to shine a light on the many nuances that make West Asheville a place like none other. Upon her first visit to West Asheville, she was impressed by “the convergence of art, entrepreneurship, innovation, and the ingenious way it all worked together”. As publisher, Linda Ruhland welcomes your ideas and interests. More importantly, she hopes you will take part in presenting the best of what life in West Asheville offers. Please connect with her via email at email@example.com or by calling 651-230-0905.
VAVAVOOM has had a long-time downtown location and are now bringing there boutique atmosphere and unique products that encourage conscious sexuality, body positivity and self-care to West Asheville!
WestBase is a coworking space meticulously designed for maximum enjoyment with both comfort and productivity in mind. Members can utilize privacy phone booths, conference rooms, communal desks and lounges, or rent a private office. WestBase offers a variety of memberships to suit your working needs.
Salon Zhenya has an amazing team of stylists and offers color services, foil services, haircuts, styling services, treatments, and on location wedding services.
At Bclip Productions, they have been crafting professional video for businesses for over 17 years across 30+ states and 5 countries, launching out from our headquarters in the beautiful mountains of Asheville, NC.
Their team specializes in every aspect of creating great video, starting with professional producers, executing with videographers armed with the best technology in the business, and storytelling by creative editors.
The West Asheville Family Vet works hard to be Asheville’s leading animal care provider. That means outfitting our animal hospital with cutting-edge technology and hiring smart, caring people to bring the furry members of your family the best care possible.