This position of Farm Operations Manager is to work under the direction of the Small Farm Unit (SFU) manager and the Co-Director of CEFS at NC State to plan and manage the implementation of production, research, and field demonstrations at CEFS' Small Farm Unit.
The NC Farm to Early Care and Education Initiative Connects Local Farms and Early Childhood Education Centers Throughout North Carolina
Last year, CEFS was awarded a two-year grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to focus on creating connections between farms and early childhood education centers and family child care homes in North Carolina.
Young people gathered at one of the nation's most popular food justice leadership trainings talk about the change they want to see in their communities.
The Center for Environmental Farming Systems Announces Recipients of 2017-2018 Graduate Student Fellowships
The Center for Environmental Farming Systems has announced the 2017-2018 recipients of its Graduate Student Fellowships.
Five questions with Angel Cruz, a CEFS Graduate Fellow who recently graduated from N.C. State with a Ph.D. in Agroecology. She used participatory action research (PAR) to conduct research with smallholder farmers in rural El Salvador for a three-year research project to evaluate the role of sustainable soil management in improving food security for smallholder farming communities.
Since he opened Pizzeria Mercato 15 months ago, Gabe Barker has had little time to do anything but create pizzas and Italian-influenced sides that make best use of locally grown ingredients.
If not for a drought, one of the Triangle’s best-known events to celebrate sustainable farming might not have launched the Farm to Fork Picnic Weekend, which will celebrate its 10th anniversary June 2-4 with events in Raleigh and Fearrington Village.
Thanks in part to the Center for Environmental Farming Systems, it’s getting easier for North Carolinians to find fresh food from local farmers in grocery stores, restaurants, schools and farmers markets.
Responsibilities for this position will focus on building a strong social media presence for CEFS, supporting CEFS’ various programs and initiatives with graphic design expertise, promoting and advertising workshops and events, and providing media outreach support.
Supporters of this year's 10th anniversary Farm to Fork Picnic will get one sweet deal when they sample Triangle-made sips and snacks derived from local honey, fruit and spices.