12:58 pm
Tue February 21, 2012

Mardi Gras 2012

Happy Mardi Gras from WNCW!

6:00 pm
Sun February 19, 2012

Morning Edition: The Growing Sustainable Agriculture Movement

On Monday, February 20th and Wednesday, February 22nd, two different stories about the growing sustainable agriculture movment in Rutherford County, NC.
On Monday, a conversation with Rich Davis of Plateful, CSA, a group of five farms that offer shares of their farms in exchange for fresh produce and meats weekly.

Read more
12:00 pm
Thu February 16, 2012

Morning Edition Friday, February 17th: "The Olympian: An American Triumph"

On Friday, Feb. 17th, an interview with the author of "The Olympian: An American Triumph".   Craig Williams tells the unique story of the first African-American Olympic Gold Medalist back in 1908 in the London summer games.

With the Olympic summer games once again to be held in London this summer and during Black History Month, this unusual story of a time between the emancipation of the slaves and the era of Jim Crow laws is particularly timely.

12:00 pm
Tue February 14, 2012

Morning Edition Wednesday, February 15th: Jennifer Pharr Davis Hiking the Appalachian Trail

Jennifer Pharr Davis, an Asheville resident, broke the overall record for the shortest time taken to hike the entire Appalachian Trail from end to end in the summer of 2011. Before that, she had hiked the entire trail two previous times: The first on her own, chronicled in her book "Becomming Odyssa," the second and third times with her husband, Drew Davis, an Asheville teacher who wrote his own book about his supporting role in breaking the record.

Learn more about Jennifer Pharr Davis and Blue Ridge Hiking Co.

6:00 pm
Sun February 12, 2012

Morning Edition: Special Feature for Monday, February 13th

"Barnheart", by Jenna Woginrich. WNCW reporter Stina Sieg interviews the author about her move from the urban environment to her quest for a place to become a homesteader, farmer, and a young woman who is self-sufficient. This is the laugh-out-loud funny and poignant memoir of her struggles and her triumphs at Cold Antler Farm in upstate New York.

8:49 am
Thu February 9, 2012

Morning Edition: Sustainable Viticulture Conference 2012

The Second Annual Sustainable Viticulture Conference is open to anyone who is interested and will feature Phillip Hart, owner/winemaker of AmByth Estates in Templeton, California, who will discuss growing grapes bio-dynamically. There will also be a variety of local and regional presenters. The Conference takes place on February 22, 2012 and will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Peak of the Week
12:00 am
Thu February 9, 2012

Peak of the Week: Thursday, February 9th

The Wiyos

1:31 pm
Tue February 7, 2012

Morning Edition: Open Doors of Asheville

This morning, Pam Bunch covered the upcoming third annual "Art Affair" event, which is put on by Open Doors of Asheville on February 25th. 

Find out more about Open Doors of Asheville, a non-profit organization for at-risk children.

Studio B
12:24 pm
Tue February 7, 2012

Solas in Studio B

Friday, February 10th at 11AM: Solas

This Friday we are pleased to welcome one of the most played bands of traditional Irish music heard on WNCW -- or on just about any other station for that matter.  The 5-piece band Solas has evolved it's lineup over the years, consistently maintaining their adherence to tradition while branching out in contemporary directions.  They play Clover this Thursday and Asheville on Friday. 

10:23 am
Thu February 2, 2012

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