Firestorm Cafe & Books
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Tue thru Sun 8am - 9pm | Closed Monday | 610 Haywood Rd, Asheville NC (view map)
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    Community Powered & Worker Owned

    Founded in 2008, Firestorm Cafe & Books is a worker-owned co-operative in West Asheville, NC. We specialize in independent literature and artisan beverages.

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    Offbeat, Underground and Independent Literature

    A local access point for information on a range of significant and curious topics, we stock a unique blend of reading material that you won't find anywhere else in the region.

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    Fairly Traded Coffee & Tea

    Our 100% vegan menu features indulgent beverages and light, locally made fare. We've committed to using fair trade, organic and cooperatively produced ingredients where available!

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From Our Shelves


September Events

  • Wednesday, September 28th  |  12:00pmGreen Grannies Book ClubFounded in 2012, the Green Grannies are a group of women who are willing to make a ruckus about the need for action on climate change. This is their reading group and it is open to all!

  • Wednesday, September 28th  |  6:00pmWhat's Up with Whiteness   [meeting]WUWW!?! An ongoing ASURJ series endeavoring to dismantle white supremacy.

  • Friday, September 30th  |  6:00pmTrauma, PTSD, and Healing With Herbal Medicine   [workshop]Local herbalist Rae Swersey (Take Care Herbals) introduces herbal protocols for long term management and acute care. We will discuss major types of trauma, harm reduction, new trauma, old trauma, regulating the fight/flight response and triggers.

  • Friday, September 30th  |  7:00pmCollateral Damage   [author event]Author Bob Mustin will read from and sign copies of his newest book.

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