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Green Opportunities’ Soul Shakedown by the River returns Saturday, May 6th! Tickets on sale now!

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Join Green Opportunities on Saturday, May 6 from 6:00-9:00 pm for a soul shakin’ party!


Come down to The Boathouse at 318 Riverside Drive in Asheville’s River Arts District for the 2nd annual Soul Shakedown by the River. Dance to the grooves of Asheville’s own Natural Born Leaders playing a mixture of funk, reggae, blues, and hip hop.We’ll have guest musical performances by some of Green Opportunities’ all-star alumni, including GO Build graduates Doug Dew (Doug Dewberry), Alpha Lee (Greg Lynch), and Siyah (Isa Whitaker).

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Kitchen Ready Grab & Go Meals Now on the Shelves at Two Asheville Retail Locations


Green Opportunities is thrilled to announce that Kitchen Ready Grab & Go meals are now for sale daily at two local retail locations: Eco-Depot Marketplace in the River Arts District and the French Broad Food Co-op in downtown Asheville.


These new Grab & Go offerings build on an existing partnership between GO and the French Broad Food Co-op.

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Asheville’s African-American Restaurant Owners and Workers Honored During Black History Month

Octavius Boozier, a Kitchen Ready graduate and line cook at Juicy Lucy’s Burger Bar, speaks to attendees at a Black History Month Reception honoring African American restaurant workers, held at Calypso, a St. Lucian restaurant in downtown Asheville.


Today, February 28, is the final day of Black History Month.


Last Wednesday, February 22, Asheville Kitchen Cabinet, Green Opportunities, and Calypso co-hosted a reception to honor the contributions of Black Americans to Asheville’s restaurant industry. 

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