NC State Extension

Local Food Production

This page links to production information and resources for farmers producing for local markets as well as home and community gardeners and food producers.

Commercial Producers

General

Vegetable Producers

  • Commodity Organizations – Produce
  • Food Safety for Produce Growers   The N.C. Fresh Produce Safety Portal has information targeted specifically towards farmers/growers about the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) produce safety rule, GAPs, and upcoming trainings (both GAP and Produce Safety Rule trainings). Information provided includes farmers market resources, production considerations, worker health and safety, water safety and testing, other reference materials, and more.
  • Postharvest Resources
    Field planted with a diversity of vegetables

    Field planted with a diversity of vegetables

    Includes Extenstion publications on cooling and handling of various commodities, information on various cooling technologies, and links to other postharvest publications.

  • Production Portals
  • Season Extension
  • Urban Agriculture

Meat, Dairy and Egg Producers

Backyard and Community Food Producers

Written By

Photo of Joanna LelekacsJoanna LelekacsExtension Local Food Flagship Program Manager (919) 515-1195 joanna_lelekacs@ncsu.eduANR/CRD - NC State University
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