Author: Olivette

Can you spot Olivette in this NatGeo Travel Documentary?

Last spring, a crew from the National Geographic Travel channel came to Asheville to film a documentary about the city and the lifestyle! Asheville By Design (S01E30) manages to get a lot into a 30 minute runtime, including some of our top attractions, most beautiful views (difficult choices there) and a lot about the amazing local culture…

Get Fresh Local Produce From Olivette Farm!

One of the things that makes Olivette so special is our community farm – it’s what makes us an agrihood after all! But it’s not just a curiosity or something separate from the development; it’s an integral part of our mission of fostering a human connection to the land. There’s something special about locally grown…

Where the Suburbs Meet the Farm

This article by Laura Vogel appeared on Trulia on March 15, 2018. Could “agrihoods” be the key to a happier life? Along the banks of North Carolina’s French Broad River, seven miles outside of Asheville, the very first neighbors in a housing development called Olivette have shuffled their furniture and boxes out of moving trucks…

Meet Joe Evans, Olivette’s Sustainable Agriculture Specialist!

Olivette Farm is at the very heart of Olivette, both literally and in terms of our ethos. There is a connection formed between the land and its residents when that land sustains and nourishes those who live on it – a connection Olivette is committed to fostering. This would be impossible without the hard work…