North Carolina Cooperative Extension and many organizations and stakeholders are working with our communities to develop and expand local food systems across the state. Local Foods is a collaborative Flagship Program for the Cooperative Extension Program of NC A&T State University and the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service of NC State University. A new Local Food web portal at localfood.ces.ncsu.edu provides information and links to resources from Cooperative Extension and other NC local food partners.
The Beaufort County Center Local Foods contact is Susan Chase.
I have created an on-line survey to help me determine how farmers and consumers use social media for education and marketing. I am hoping you can take a few minutes to complete this MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension cordially invites you to join us for our annual Chatham County Farm & Industry Tour on Tuesday October 7, 2014 from 8:00 am-4:00 pm. For MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent. These photos are from Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pawpaw Orchard Show & Tell held on September 8, 2014 at Full of Life Farms outside of Pittsboro. Grower Wynn Dinnsen grows MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Wednesday September 10 at 5:30 pm Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving a tour of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro. The garden was designed to provide MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Press release from AWA’s Emily Lancaster Moose. Animal Welfare Approved is seeking proposals to improve animal welfare for current AWA farms and for farms that have applied to join the free certification program. MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent. Chatham County Cooperative Extension Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos hosted a group of about 30 students from Dr. Chris Gunter’s Vegetable Production class at North Carolina State University. The MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Women Working in the Meat Business Intensive Seminar Sunday, Nov.9th – Tuesday, Nov.11th Chapel Hill, NC 2013 Women Working in the Meat Business pictures, courtesy of Briana Brough Photography. DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FOR NC CHOICES’ WOMEN MORE »– from NC Choices
The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a pollinator conservation workshop and garden tour as part of its Enhancing Sustainability Series on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 AND Saturday October 4, 2014 from 2:00-5:00 MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
North Carolina State University and North Carolina Cooperative Extension will conduct a Pastured Egg Production Field Day from 8:00 am-3:00 pm on Wednesday, September 24 at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) in Goldsboro, NC. Topics: MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Chatham County Cooperative Extension has organized a Pawpaw Orchard Show & Tell for Monday, September 8, 2014 at Full of Life Farms outside of Pittsboro. We will visit grower Wynn Dinnsen’s orchard where he grows over MORE »– from Growing Small Farms