JJ Richardson

About JJ Richardson

JJ Richardson is CEFS' Communications and Website Manager.

A Season of Hope: CEFS’ 2017 End-of-Year Letter

The Center for Environmental Farming Systems is committed to developing local food and farming systems that support North Carolina’s farmers and rural economies, reduce food insecurity, improve access to healthy food, and serve the public good. Join us in this important work by making a gift to CEFS today.

2018-02-14T17:55:12+00:00 November 26th, 2017|News|

Events for Local Government Officials Highlight Economic Development Potential of Local Food and Farm Businesses

In September, Local Food Economies and the NC 10% Campaign organized three Innovations in Economic Development through Local Foods gatherings to showcase investments that local and regional governments can make to support small and mid-scale food and farming businesses.

Five Questions with CEFS Graduate Fellow Angel Cruz

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.

2017-05-18T08:37:58+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Agroecology, Agrophile, News|

CEFS NC State University Graduate Fellowship Now Accepting Applications

CEFS is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018  CEFS NC State University Graduate Fellowship! The CEFS NC State Graduate Fellows Program was developed to provide financial support and recognition for the future leaders, researchers and contributors in sustainable agriculture and local food systems while they pursue academic research to further the field of study. One-year [...]

2017-02-13T08:28:14+00:00 February 13th, 2017|News|