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Bounty & Soul

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

Business Website Address: www.bountyandsoul.org

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Sun 22

McCall Classes

Monday, September 16 @ 8:00 am - Wednesday, October 23 @ 5:00 pm
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Sun 22

Parting Ways and Cutting Ties: An Upcycled Workshop

Sunday, September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Mon 23

Make Your Mark Mondays at the Library

Monday, September 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mon 23

Lecture – Digital History Presentations on WNC History

Monday, September 23 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Fri 27

Reasonably Priced Babies Improv Comedy Show

Friday, September 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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