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Friday Feature: Farm Beginnings, A One-Year Training Program Teaching Folks To Be Successful Farmers

The Organic Growers School of Western North Carolina is has a program called Farm Beginnings that helps people learn about the art of farming. Many skills are required to start and expand a successful farm business: passion, clear goals, production experience, financial and marketing know-how, and more. Farm Beginnings helps people build these skills through one year of farmer-led training, mentoring, and networking. Nicole Delcogliano, Farm Beginnings Coordinator, was a guest on this Friday...

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WNCW Artists Streaming Performance Listings

Live Performance Streaming - Enjoy The Music; Support Musicians

Live Stream Calendar as Monday - June 4, 2020: Welcome to the WNCW Live Streaming Performance Listings: Please Click on Headline to open listings and activate links! If you would like to list your social media streaming events please email cathy@wncw.org The Grey Eagle streaming live on Facebook featuring Andrew Scotchie Thursday, June 4 at 6pm, and RAHM squad Friday, June 5 at 7pm, Singer/Songwriter Night June 10 at 7pm Bad Molly June 12, at 7pm. Dragonfly Wine Market streaming live on...

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New Releases 2020

New Releases Currently Featured On WNCW - Early June 2020

Here are some albums that have recently risen to the top here at WNCW. A few times a month, Music Director Martin Anderson compiles lists of the top ten current album releases and we list them under Programming and New Releases. If you want to access the list, learn more, see the albums and listen to the music, click on the link below. Thanks so much for listening to Grassroots - Listener Powered Radio! We hope you're enjoying the tunes, the news and all the other great info that is featured...

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Monday - New Tunes at Two With Joe Kendrick

New Singles That Address Today’s Headlines - June 8

“We Got This” from Seth Walker, “Lockdown On” from J.S. Ondara, and “Living in a Ghost Town” from the Rolling Stones

Tuesday - New Tunes at Two With Joe Greene

John Baumann – June 9

Country Shade

Wednesday - New Tunes at Two With Joe Greene

VickiKristinaBarcelona – June 10

Pawn Shop Radio (songs of Tom Waits)

Thursday - New Tunes at Two With Joe Greene

The Harmed Brothers – June 11

Across the Waves

WNCW's Peak of the Week With Ross O'Neal Thursdays at 8pm

Lucinda Williams – Good Souls Better Angels - June 11

Lucinda sometimes has a knack for releasing songs appropriate for the times, right on time…

Podcasts From WNCW Senior News Producer Paul Foster

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More to the Story: Apartments For Rent In Asheville | Buncombe Co. Face Coverings Policy

Asheville Citizen Times Editor and Columnist Casey Blake returns to More To The Story in this podcast to discuss a number of recent stories covered by the newspaper's reporters, including a new Buncombe County policy regarding face coverings and COVID- 19, news about the availability of apartments in Asheville and the high cost of renting in the city, and info about Buncombe County 'students surveying students' on how they rated their transition to virtual learning. The conversation first...

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Trump Suggests GOP Move Convention After N.C. Gov. Refuses To Allow Packed Arenas

Updated at 10:24 p.m. ET North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, said Tuesday that it's "very unlikely" the state can permit a packed Republican National Convention in Charlotte to go forward this summer. "The people of North Carolina do not know what the status of COVID-19 will be in August, so planning for a scaled-down convention with fewer people, social distancing and face coverings is a necessity," Cooper wrote Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel. President Trump...

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Southern Songs and Stories With WNCW's Joe Kendrick

Elonzo Wesley: The String Band With An Indie Rock Approach

On this podcast of Southern Songs and Stories, WNCW’s Joe Kendrick talks with Elonzo Wesley members Jeremy Davis, Taylor Winchester and Dennis Contreras about the concept of their sound, how influences like Radiohead are still present in their music, the inclusive nature of the Charlotte music scene, and an after hours tour story that ended surprisingly better than it began. Along the way, you will hear music from their performances in March 2020 at Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain, NC and at...

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Who Do People Trust For Coronavirus Info? In Zambia, It's Nuns On The Radio

A nun in headphones is on the radio — offering expectant families advice for stimulating fetal development. "Tell the husband to pat [your] tummy," she laughs. "And speak to the [baby]!" When Sister Astridah Banda, a Catholic nun and social worker in Zambia, first went on the air, she recalls that people were jolted by her manner. "People are always surprised to see sisters can joke," she says. "They think you're always serious and praying – and in such instances, I look at myself and say ...

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As Key Indicators Remain Stable, North Carolina Moves to Safer At Home Phase 2

From NC.Gov in Raleigh, NC: Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen announced on May 20, that North Carolina will move into Safer At Home Phase 2 of lifting COVID-19 restrictions on Friday, May 22 at 5 pm. Read Executive Order No. 141. After two weeks in Phase 1, the state’s overall key indicators remain stable but the continued increases in daily case counts signal a need to take a more modest step forward in Phase 2 than...

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MANNA FoodBank COVID-19: Responses, Updates and Ways To Help

From MANNA FOODBANK WEBSITE: COVID-19 With the emergence of COVID-19 on a state, national, and global level, MANNA FoodBank staff is working with Buncombe County DHHS, Feeding the Carolinas, Feeding America, and other organizations to be prepared, and to address the impact on Western North Carolina and the thousands of residents and families we serve. We are following all public safety recommendations from the CDC and North Carolina Department of Human Services at our warehouse facilities in...

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WNCW Events

Earl Scruggs Music Festival

Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, NC September 3-4 2021

WNCW-FM Podcasts

Studio B Videos on You Tube

Did you miss a WNCW Studio B Session? Want to see a session again?

Here are some albums that have recently risen to the top here at WNCW. A few times a month, Music Director Martin Anderson compiles lists of the top ten current album releases and we list them under Programming and New Releases. If you want to access the list, learn more, see the albums and listen to the music, click on the link below. Thanks so much for listening to Grassroots - Listener Powered Radio! We hope you're enjoying the tunes, the news and all the other great info that is featured on WNCW 88.7 FM and streaming online at wncw.org

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The Organic Growers School of Western North Carolina is has a program called Farm Beginnings that helps people learn about the art of farming. Many skills are required to start and expand a successful farm business: passion, clear goals, production experience, financial and marketing know-how, and more. Farm Beginnings helps people build these skills through one year of farmer-led training, mentoring, and networking.

Woman smiling sitting in front of gray wall
Photo by Erin Brethauer

Asheville Citizen Times Editor and Columnist Casey Blake returns to More To The Story in this podcast to discuss a number of recent stories covered by the newspaper's reporters, including a new Buncombe County policy regarding face coverings and COVID- 19, news about the availability of apartments in Asheville and the high cost of renting in the city, and info about Buncombe County 'students surveying students' on how they rated their transition to virtual learning. The conversation first aired on May 27, 2020.

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Here are some albums that have recently risen to the top here at WNCW. A few times a month, Music Director Martin Anderson compiles lists of the top ten current album releases and we list them under Programming and New Releases. If you want to access the list, learn more, see the albums and listen to the music, click on the link below. Thanks so much for listening to Grassroots - Listener Powered Radio! We hope you're enjoying the tunes, the news and all the other great info that is featured on WNCW 88.7 FM and streaming online at wncw.org

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