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Bounty & Soul

Bounty & Soul
999 Old Hwy 70
Black Mountain
NC
28711
828-419-0533

About Bounty & Soul

Bounty & Soul is a grassroots, volunteer-run non-profit dedicated to creating a health and wellness movement in underserved communities in Buncombe County. Our fresh food markets are providing healthy food along with nutrition awareness and health and wellness resources for children, families, individuals, and seniors who may not have access to these resources. We offer our services at a low income senior living facility; a non-profit daycare center; and to residents living in the greater Black Mountain-Swannanoa Valley area.

With 40 percent of food wasted in the U.S. and food insecurity and malnutrition at a national high, Bounty & Soul is keenly aware that we need to bridge that gap in order to restore balance. Bounty & Soul serves as that bridge. Bounty & Soul distributes produce that is re-purposed or salvaged from farmers’ fields and grocery store shelves, as well as grown locally through the Gardens that Give Program. We receive donated fruits and vegetables through partnerships with MANNA FoodBank, Black Mountain Community Garden, and other local growers that allow us to distribute the healthy food to our clients at no cost. We seek funding to purchase additional nutritious necessities such as whole grains, beans, nuts, etc. at low prices. Our participants come to the market and receive enough fresh food to make healthy, cost-effective, nutritious meals for 3-4 days. Bounty & Soul also provides cooking demonstrations, health and wellness classes, and easy to follow, low-budget, delicious recipes in a fun, supportive and loving environment.

Every week Bounty & Soul hosts three public food distributions for those who struggle to feed themselves and their families.  There is no qualification; everyone who needs this assistance is welcome.  Much of the food is donated by local farms and community gardens.  The food distributions are accompanied by Health & Wellness lessons and Nutrition education.  The times and locations are:
Every Tuesday 10:30am-1:00pmSt. James Episcopal Church424 West State Street, Black Mountain

10:30-Free Class – Gentle Movement/Yoga

11:15-Health and Wellness Lesson

12:00-Food Distribution

Every Thursday 4:00pm-5:15pm

Creative Village Child Care Parking Lot

20 Cavalier Lane, Swannanoa

Every Friday 3:45pm-5:45pm

Black Mountain Elementary School

100 Flat Creek Road, Black Mountain

3:45-Health and Wellness Lesson

4:30-Food Distribution

www.bountyandsoul.org

Music Schedule

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Music Schedule for
October 11 - 17, 2017

Upcoming Events

Tue 17

Black Mountain Tailgate Market

Wednesday, June 28 @ 9:00 am - Saturday, November 25 @ 12:00 pm
Black Mountain Tailgate Market
130 Montreat Rd.
Black Mountain NC 28711
Tue 17

Palaces for the People – Guastavino Exhibit

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - Saturday, February 3, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center
223 West State St
Black Mountain NC 28711
Tue 17

Special 50th Celebration Art Exhibit

Friday, September 1 @ 10:00 am - Monday, October 30 @ 5:00 pm
Tue 17

Galley Show – “Images and Words”

Friday, September 8 @ 11:00 am - Tuesday, November 7 @ 5:00 pm
The Red House Studios & Gallery
310 W. State St.
Black Mountain NC 28711
Tue 17

True Home Open Mic at Flood Gallery

Friday, October 6, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - Wednesday, May 2, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Flood Gallery Fine Art Center
2160 Hwy US 70
Swannanoa NC 28778