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From Farm to Fork:
State Action Guide

From 2008-2009, 1,000-plus individuals participated in the CEFS' Farm to Fork initiative. They contributed their experiences, ideas and vision to develop a guide for action focused on a local food economy for NC.

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Cover photo of Farm to Fork State Action Guide

From Farm to Fork:
State Action Guide

From 2008-2009, 1,000-plus individuals participated in the CEFS' Farm to Fork initiative. They contributed their experiences, ideas and vision to develop a guide for action focused on a local food economy for NC.

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North Carolina
Growing Together Project

The NC Growing Together project aims to bring more locally-produced foods into mainstream markets.

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Farmers Markets and
Food Access

Are you looking for resources to improve access to local foods at farmers markets?

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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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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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Backyard Composting

Instead of disposing of yard trimmings and kitchen scraps, you can compost them in your own backyard. Composting is an easy, fascinating, and natural way to recycle. Compost can be made from most MORE » – from   Gardening

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Choosing and Using Edible Flowers

Enjoy the Flavor, Color, and Texture That Flowers Can Bring to Food. “Choosing and Using Edible Flowers” by Cyndi Lauderdale and Lucy Bradley is available on-line for free. Full of guidance on how MORE » – from   Gardening

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Farm to Childcare

Farm to Childcare is a 3-year project to get locally sourced produce into Wake County Child Care facilities.The John Rex Endowment has awarded Wake County SmartStart (WCSS) $675,639 for a Farm to Child Care project MORE »

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2014 NC Farmer Survey

Are you, or do you know, a current or former North Carolina farmer selling locally? If so, please take a moment to fill out or share this brief anonymous survey. The goal is to MORE »

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EVENTS View All
NC Community Garden Conference Sat Oct 25 - Sat Oct 25, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Sherrill Center, Mountain View Room, UNC - Asheville, NC
— 2 days away
GROW Workshop (Wilmington)Fri Nov 7 - Fri Nov 7, 2014 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
Union County - Fresh Produce Good Agricultural Practices Workshop SeriesMon Dec 1, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Union County Center, 3230-D Presson Road, Monroe, NC 28112
— 1 month away
GROW workshop (Whitakers)Sat Dec 6 - Sat Dec 6, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Whitakers, NC, USA
— 1 month away
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