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.
Using a grant from the N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission, The Produce Lady was started to help farmers learn to market themselves. But Sutton and her colleagues got so many questions from shoppers MORE »– from NC AgVentures
Derrick Sides grew up on a farm and has a love of the land and agriculture but his perspective is unique. Having been an artist and involved in local government he decided to try MORE »– from NC Farm School
Wake County Agribusiness Council invites you to our annual Fall Tour! Thursday, September 15th, 9:00 a.m. at BASF Research Farm located at 7308 Rouse Road, Holly Springs, NC. Please see attached flyer for MORE »– from NC AgVentures
Family, agriculture, community, and a passion for how they do things is what defines the farm that Jennifer and Ben Rosencrans had been dreaming of. Going back over 200 years Jennifer’s family farmed the MORE »– from NC Farm School
The North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) is now accepting applications for the organic cost share reimbursement program. This year’s program will reimburse 75%, up to $750, of the costs MORE »– from Organic Grains
The North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (NCDA & CS) is offering organic growers the opportunity to recoup up to $750 of their certification cost. Growers must have been certified between MORE »– from Entomology
Vegetable Gardening, Chapter 16 of the Extension Gardener Handbook Now available for free on line Everything you need to know to grow vegetables in North Carolina. Selecting a Garden Site; Choosing a type and MORE »– from Gardening