Market Blog

Why Local DOES make a difference.

Everyday applications for local mathematics. You’ve heard it before. Probably a million times. You see signs for it everywhere around our unique entrepreneurial city. And, compared to other places I’ve lived, the people of Asheville DO practice what they preach. Yet with another regime change and unanswered questions about our futures, I couldn’t help but

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Superfoods at West Village Market

Resolution Time…Again?

Eat more vegetables. Cut out sugar. Cut out alcohol. Exercise for 30 mins every day. Read more. Meditate. Be kinder to the people we love. Be kinder to people everywhere. Practice more gratitude and compassion. Be more organized. Drink more water. We do it every year. And even though we promise ourselves that this time

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Take and Bake Brie

Take and Bake Brie for the Holidays

This is just one of the platters available to order this holiday season. Give us a call for more info…828-225-4949    

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Holiday Traditions

We all have quirky family traditions. Maybe you hide a pickle in the Christmas tree for the kids to find. Maybe your granny wears a dreidel-shaped hat for the duration of Hanukah. Maybe you decorate the Christmas tree while listening to the Little Shop of Horrors sound track. Or eat Chinese takeout and watch Emmet

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Mendocino Seaweed at West Village Market

Stuff a Stocking with Seaweed!

Seaweed is filled with vitamins, antioxidants, calcium, and iodine, a mineral important for healthy thyroid function. Scientific research suggests seaweed can also help regulate hormones and reduce the risk of some cancers related to the female reproductive system. At West Village Market, we have a special line of hand-harvested seaweed from Mendocino Sea Vegetable Company.

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west village magazines and books

Magazines, Field Guides, and Journals!

Any info-junkies out there? We have a whole new section of reading material in the store right now. We have periodicals about modern parenting, politics, yoga, health, cooking, green living and the planet, events and happenings around Western North Carolina, and guides to edible plants. We have journals and books that were published right here

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Chocolate Beet Cake

Cakes, cakes, cakes!!

Vegan Chocolate Beet Cake – Organic flour, organic apple sauce, organic beets, organic cocoa powder, organic sugar, organic salt, baking powder, baking soda, vanilla, organic Canola oil. Frosting – Organic vegetable shortening, Earth Balance, powdered sugar, organic beet water, and organic soymilk. $3 a slice! Caramel Apple Bread Pudding – Assorted bread, duck eggs, hormone-free milk,

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