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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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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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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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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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Extension Master Gardeners Make the World Better

Check out this 10 minute radio segment about the Extension Master Gardener program on Getting Dirty with Extension Master Gardener Volunteers the radio show produced by NC Extension Master Gardeners in Durham County GettingDirtyRadioShow.org MORE » – from   Gardening

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Sweet Potato Weevil Quarantine Zones

On May 11, 2015, the NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) Plant Industry Division sent out a memorandum to all North Carolina Growers/Packers/Shippers of sweet potatoes. “The planting season for the MORE »

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Dig it! The Secrets of Soil! popular

Dig It! The Secrets of Soil May 16–August 16, 2015 There are more living creatures in a shovelful of rich soil than there are people on the planet. Yet, more is known about MORE » – from   Gardening

USDA/NIFA Resources for Small and Mid-Sized Farmers and New Farmers

Below are two useful websites curated by the USDA. Information is provided from the USDA Small Farms Program. Resources for Small and Mid-Sized Farmers http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentid=small-midsized-farmer-resources.xml “Small and midsize producers provide new opportunities for American MORE »

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SNAP EBT Farmers Market Sign-Up Events

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, in collaboration with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Education Program (SNAP) has scheduled SNAP EBT Farmers Market sign-up events in Fayetteville for April 22, Louisburg MORE »

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NC Farm School launches a new website

“The NC Farm School program offers seven business-planning seminars taught by Agricultural Economists, which give farmers the tools to create viable business plans. The school is easy to fit into a busy schedule by MORE »

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Come to the Table ConferenceThu May 28 - Thu May 28, 2015 - ALL DAY Today Where:
Elon Community Church, Elon, NC
— 8 hours ago
NC Foodways ConferenceFri May 29 - Sat May 30, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599
— 16 hours away
8th Annual Pollinator Day CelebrationSat May 30, 2015
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 2 days away
Beekeeping WorkshopMon Jun 1, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 4 days away
Advanced Small Farm Postharvest Innovation WorkshopTue Jun 2, 2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Forsyth Coutny Cooperative Extension, 1450 Fairchild Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27105
— 5 days away
Amazing Grazing: Pasture Management for Women Cattle ProducersTue Jun 2, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NCSU Beef Education Unit at Lake Wheeler Field Laboratories
— 5 days away
Meat for Market Workshop (for Women in the Meat Industry)Tue Jun 2, 2015
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
NCSU Beef Education Unit at Lake Wheeler Field Laboratories
— 5 days away
Farm to Fork Expands to Three-Day WeekendFri Jun 5 - Sun Jun 7, 2015 - ALL DAY— 1 week away
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