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With multiple farms surrounding Asheville, it’s no wonder that Asheville is a haven for farm-to-table restaurants. Many chefs in Asheville pride themselves on fostering good relationships with local farmers and purveyors, including mushroom foragers, brewers, and growers. (Feature photo by The Market Place)

Asheville has multiple farmers markets open throughout the week, giving chefs the opportunity to find the best seasonal, local, and organic ingredients. At any given time, there’s a diverse array of organic produce and sustainably raised meats.

If you’re interested in local and seasonally-inspired food, local brews, and fresh catches from local trout farms and the Carolina coast, you’ll love Asheville!

Top Farm-to-Table Restaurants in Asheville


Located in Pack Square, this restaurant with an award-winning James Beard chef, serves farm-to-table New American fare. The menu is inspired by seasonal ingredients and pays homage to the bounty… read more

Corner Kitchen

Located in a 125+ year old Richard Sharpe Smith Victorian House, “Asheville’s most surprising restaurant” handcrafts food using as much local produce and proteins as possible. They touch on many… read more


With two locations in North and West Asheville, this eatery serves up southern fare using locally sourced ingredients. Comfort items include fried chicken biscuit, cheesy grits, catfish po’boy and… read more

Isa's French Bistro

Executive Chef Peter Crockett brings culinary finesse to the table, preparing innovative, seasonally-inspired French cuisine with a local twist. Menu favorites include Escargot & Bone Marrow,… read more

The Blackbird

Cooking grounded in the traditions and ingredients of the Carolinas with modern southern seasonal farm-to-table menus, fresh catches from the coast of the Carolinas, as well as local microbrews,… read more

The Market Place

Asheville’s original farm-to-table restaurant, this downtown fixture since 1979 offers an seasonally-driven menu featuring organic ingredients from area farms and artisan producers. Enjoy… read more


This contemporary, farm-to-table restaurant in the heart of downtown Asheville’s historic Pack Square serves local, seasonal and sustainable cuisine that is 100% gluten-free. Try one of their… read more

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