Bounty & Soul is serving about 600 individuals per week with over 6,000 pounds of fresh produce.
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Local growers New Sprout, Barefoot Farms, and Rise Up Rooted donate large amounts of produce and welcome our volunteers to glean their fresh produce for markets.
“.. I never knew how to grow it or cook it myself until I was taught through Bounty & Soul. Now I’m cooking …!” -Barbara, Flat Creek, NC
36% of our participants are under the age of 18. Bennett is just one child that absolutely loves visiting the big green truck!
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We are inspired daily by the hard work and passion of our volunteers.
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“My family has never eaten so well thanks to the Bounty & Soul market” Anne, working single mother of 4

A non-profit organization creating healthier communities by providing fresh healthy food, nutrition literacy and health & wellness resources for our neighbors in need. We are committed to developing a cooperative model that can be used in communities across the country where food insecurity and malnutrition are present.


We provide free fresh fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods at our markets.


We empower and support our participants to live  healthy, happy, fulfilling lives.


We offer fun and interactive health & wellness classes and cooking demonstrations.


We build supportive communities centered in a common bond of love and respect.


Pounds of goodness distributed


Happy participants


Workshops held


Volunteer hours served

We Met Our Goal!

A BIG thank you to the community, our
partners, donors and everyone that contributed
to help us EXCEED our $10,000 goal. Together,
we raised over $34,000!!!

We’re Hiring!

Bounty & Soul is looking for a passionate,
dedicated and innovative Executive Director to
take the organization to the next level. Ali will be
focusing on advocacy and expanding our amazing
programs. If interested please check out the
job description and submit cover letter and resume

Cookbook Project Pilot Program in Action!

Our pilot of The Cookbook Project was a
huge success this spring with Buncombe County
Early College. Thank you to Buncombe County
Schools, AB Tech Culinary, Barefoot Farm,
Yoga Service movement and all of our wonderful
guest chefs, parents and supporters for making
this possible!


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