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The University Program Associate will provide technical day-to day customer service and support of the operations of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems, in particular, providing grant management support services and event management support to program staff.
"NC Growing Together made me a better student. It really gave me the opportunity to understand agriculture on a big scale.”
“FYI was really helpful in building my professional development. I’ve learned how to advocate and how to define justice. Everything I’ve learned carries through the work I’m doing with Bonner [Scholars] and my Major.”
“CEFS has had a huge impact on my career path. Honestly, one of the reasons I took this position [at NC State] was so that I could continue working with CEFS.”
“I really credit Community Food Strategies and NC Growing Together for helping me find my place in agriculture.”
“The Local Food Supply Chain Apprenticeship sent me down the career path of food supply chains. I discovered how business can fit into sustainable agriculture.”
“CEFS is my career path. I wouldn’t have been prepared for my current job without my previous experience with CEFS. As far as training, experiences, networking, all the mentors I work with – it’s pretty ideal!”
NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Staff Fight Hurricane Florence Floodwaters at CEFS’ Field Research, Education and Outreach Facility
Hurricane Florence is one of the worst storms to hit North Carolina, ever. CEFS' Field Research, Education, and Outreach Facility at Cherry Research Farm is located in Goldsboro, one of the hardest-hit areas of the state. NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Research Station Manager Andy Meier and his crew have gone above and beyond -- as they always do in extreme situations -- to protect and care for livestock on the farm and minimize damage to crops and infrastructure.
CEFS’ NC Choices initiative is seeking a full-time Technical Niche Meat Program Coordinator who excels at building relationships with multiple stakeholders, is comfortable managing and moving a process from concept to implementation, makes key business and market-buyer connections, and can translate technical content into on-the-ground assistance for livestock farmers and allied meat business partners.