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A map from the USDA's Food Environment Atlas showing access and proximity to grocery stores in North Carolina counties.

Food Access
Information and Resources

The limitations that consumers face to accessing local food can be understood as an interaction of individual and environmental factors....

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A map from the USDA's Food Environment Atlas showing access and proximity to grocery stores in North Carolina counties.

Food Access
Information and Resources

The limitations that consumers face to accessing local food can be understood as an interaction of individual and environmental factors....

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NC Growing Together NC Local Food Systems Infrastructure Map

Statewide Local Food
Systems Infrastructure Map

The North Carolina Growing Together project, in collaboration with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension's Local Foods Flagship Program, has created a mapped inventory of businesses that serve as intermediary steps in local food supply chains. You can help keep it current, too!

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Support for Food
Councils across NC

Community Food Strategies is working to network, provide tools and resources for, and provide technical assistance to food councils across North Carolina.

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NC 10% Campaign

Join the NC 10% Campaign in support of North Carolina's farmers, businesses and communities. Pledge to spend 10 percent of your existing food dollars locally!

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Register Now for the
Carolina Meat Conference

Farmers, chefs, and industry leaders convene on October 12th-13th, 2015 in Winston-Salem, NC at the 4th Carolina Meat Conference to celebrate, network, and advance the niche meat resurgence.

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A Day at the Market N.C. Research Campus Farmers Market..Kannapolis, N.C., 2009. Photo by Justin Moore

National Farmers Market Week – August 2-8, 2015 popular

From the Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA, Public Affairs Office:  National Farmers Market Week (August 2 – 8, 2015) is a week-long celebration of our nation’s farmers markets, the farmers and ranchers who make MORE »

Dr. Jeana Myers demonstrates the interactive topographic sand table in the Dig It exhibit at the NC Museum of Natural Science
Photo: Dr. Lise Jenkins, EMGV, Durham county

Digging in at Dig It popular

Dig It! The Secrets of Soil Exhibit open through August 16, 2015 Wake county’s Horticulture Extension Agent, Dr. Jeana Myers, toured the NC Museum of Natural Science special exhibit Dig It: The Secrets of MORE » – from   Gardening

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8th Annual Paw Paw Festival popular

Free Event! The 8th annual NC pawpaw festival will be held 10 am -1 pm, Saturday, August 29, 2015 at the Forsyth County agriculture building, 1450 Fairchild Road, Winston-Salem, NC. Food made with pawpaws will MORE » – from   Gardening

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Mobile Poultry Processing Unit Survey

Calling all pastured poultry producers and those interested in raising pastured poultry! Please participate in this 20-Second Survey to help us better understand the state of mobile processing and the needs surrounding Mobile Poultry Processing MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Bats for Pest Control WorkshopMon Aug 3, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Where:
Silk Hope, NC
— 8 hours ago
NCSU 16th Annual Vermiculture Conference Mon Aug 10, 2015 @ 8:15 AM -
Tue Aug 11, 2015 @ 4:00 PM Where:
James B. Hunt Jr. Library on Centennial Campus
— 6 days away
Cut Flower WorkshopMon Aug 10, 2015
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 6 days away
Pollinator Garden TourWed Aug 12, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
480 Hillsboro St, Pittsboro, NC 27312, USA
— 1 week away
On-farm Cut Flower WorkshopMon Aug 17, 2015
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Perry-winkle Farm
— 2 weeks away
11th Annual Commissioner’s Food Safety ForumTue Aug 18, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
Expo Building at the NC State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC
— 2 weeks away
8th Annual NC Pawpaw FestivalSat Aug 29, 2015
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Forsyth County Agriculture Building, 1450 Fairchild Road, Winston-Salem, NC
— 4 weeks away
Pollinator Garden TourWed Sep 9, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
480 Hillsboro St, Pittsboro, NC 27312, USA
— 1 month away
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