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Center for Environmental
Farming Systems

CEFS is a major partner with NC Cooperative Extension in our Local Foods Flagship Program. Find out more....

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Center for Environmental
Farming Systems

CEFS is a major partner with NC Cooperative Extension in our Local Foods Flagship Program. Find out more....

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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 Farm School 2016

Farm School registration has opened for 2016. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to have step by step expertise in creating your own agricultural venture. The NC Farm school is THE place MORE »

Resources for Community Food Project Grantees

USDA and the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project out of Lowell, Massachusetts are providing a number of resources to Community Food Project (CFP) grantees. Thank you to New Entry for sharing the following information. MORE »

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EVENTS View All
ENHANCING FARM PROFITABILITY WORKSHOPTue Feb 9, 2016 Today
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Sampson County Livestock Arena, Clinton, NC
— 9 hours ago
The North Carolina Tomato Growers Association’s Winter Vegetable Conference & Trade ShowWed Feb 10 - Thu Feb 11, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
DoubleTree by Hilton, Asheville-Biltmore, Asheville, NC
— 6 hours away
North Carolina Aquaculture Development ConferenceThu Feb 11 - Sat Feb 13, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
DoubleTree by Hilton New Bern - Riverfront 100 Middle Street - New Bern, NC 28560 - (252) 638-3585
— Tomorrow
Feast Down East/SENCFS Regional ConferenceFri Feb 12, 2016
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
UNCW Burney Center
— 3 days away
NC Forage and Grassland Council's Winter Conference SeriesTue Feb 16 - Thu Feb 18, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
See PDF for locations. Varies by day.
— 6 days away
ASAP's Business of Farming ConferenceSat Feb 20, 2016
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Highsmith Student Union, UNC Asheville in downtown Asheville, NC
— 2 weeks away
N.C. Cattlemen’s Association and N.C. Dairymen’s Association,Thu Feb 25 - Thu Feb 25, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Hickory Metro Center in Hickory, NC
— 2 weeks away
N.C. State Beekeepers Association Spring ConferenceThu Feb 25 - Sat Feb 27, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
New Bern, NC
— 2 weeks away
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