In the News and Beyond

Intervew with Racial Justice Coalition

Chloë Moore of Southside Community Farm sits in on RJC’s Radio Hour to talk with Mike Holmes about food apartheid, the obstacles of running a community farm, and fears of climate change from a farmer’s perspective.

Asheville Citizen-Times

SCF made the front page of the Citizen Times! Read the article, “Asheville’s little corner of agriculture paradise brings communities together” about the farm and our projects here.

Read about the gentrification of Southside here, and the history of the neighborhood here.

(From left) Chloe Moore, farm director, and Roy Harris, co-founder, pose for a photo inside Southside Community Farm in the historically Black Asheville neighborhood of Southside on April 27, 2022.
Headlining photo from article “Asheville’s little corner of agriculture paradise brings communities together”, Asheville Citizen-Times

GoFundMe

GoFundMe highlighted our work in a podcast episode with farm manager Chloe Moore. Listen to the podcast interview here, and read their short article here.

GoFundMe Heroes
Farm manager Chloe Moore holds a four leaf clover from our cover crop

Mountain Xpress

We were included in a discussion about the challenges and backlash faced by community fridges in Asheville in a 2023 article here.

Southside Community Farm and our spring 2022 fundraiser were featured in the Mountain Xpress. Read the article here.

Roy Harris speaks on the value of SCF to himself and his neighborhood in a 2020 Mountain Xpress article. Read it here.

The free fridge at SCF was at the heart of the article “Community fridges face hurdles in Asheville“, though it continues to persevere!

ASAP Connections

Our farm was featured in the “Meet Your Farmer” video series by ASAP. The goal of this series is to educate youth about agriculture through viewing a diversity of farms and farmers. Each mini-episode focuses on just one crop. Check out our video, which is all about growing green beans at Southside Community Farm!

Lowes

In 2022, we were selected as one of 100 community projects around the country to receive the Lowe’s Hometowns grant. We utilized this support to convert our apple orchard into a diverse food forest and outdoor community meeting space.

The Laurel of Asheville

Read our featured article in The Laurel, “Asheville’s Southside Community Farm Seeks to Create Food Sovereignty” here.

Roy Harris, co-founder, smiles inside Southside Community Farm in the historically Black Asheville neighborhood of Southside on April 27, 2022.
SCF co-founder Mr. Roy Harris on the farm