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Support the Local Food Movement

Training and Demonstrations The Extension Master Food Volunteer (EMFV) Program expands Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) agents’ reach by training volunteers to help deliver FCS Extension programs. Twenty-two counties participated in this program, with a total of 29 agents and 83 EMFV volunteers trained. The NC 10% Campaign developed and presented an NC Seafood & [...]

2020-03-06T15:46:41-05:00March 6th, 2020|04/2020 Newsletter|

Building Equitable Food System Networks

Training and Demonstrations The Farm to Early Care and Education Collaborative will launch on January 28th with a kick-off meeting for all 110 participants in Winston-Salem. Throughout 2020, face-to-face learning sessions will be held across the state to accommodate teams from as far west as the Qualla Boundary and as far east as Greenville. In [...]

2020-03-06T15:45:54-05:00March 6th, 2020|04/2020 Newsletter|

Increasing Access to Healthy, Local Foods

Training and Demonstrations N.C. A&T organized trainings and demonstrations in five NC counties to facilitate preventative health care through healthier eating. Two community health assessment experts shared strategies for communities to ground public health interventions in food systems work at the Community Food Strategies Statewide Gathering.   The Community Food Strategies team also presented three [...]

2020-03-06T15:45:32-05:00March 6th, 2020|04/2020 Newsletter|

Creating Career Ladder Opportunities in Food and Farming

Training and Demonstrations The NC State Agroecology Education Farm and the CEFS Field Research, Education, and Outreach Facility at Cherry Research Farm remain hotspots for student tours, demonstrations, and hands-on activities. Some of the student groups that visited during this reporting period included: University of Mount Olive students UNC-Wilmington students Garner High School Horticulture Program [...]

2020-03-06T15:45:02-05:00March 6th, 2020|04/2020 Newsletter|

Facilitating Racial Equity in the Food System

Training and Demonstrations Racial equity trainings offered by several CEFS initiatives and programs included two trainings by N.C. A&T and a full day training and additional workshops at the Farm to School Summit. Community Food Strategies also hosted the national Government Alliance on Racial Equity as workshop speakers at the Gathering of Food Councils in [...]

2020-03-06T15:44:29-05:00March 6th, 2020|04/2020 Newsletter|

Growing North Carolina Local Food Economy

Sponsored Programs EmPOWERing Mountain Food Systems has supported 19 unique farming businesses with loans, grants, scholarships, and business development tools.   Partnerships Farm to School identified project partners to reduce food waste in schools and NIFA SPECA notification of interest on Food Waste Reduction in Schools moves forward. The NC State Agroecology Education Farm additionally [...]

2020-03-06T15:44:17-05:00March 6th, 2020|04/2020 Newsletter|

Field Research for a Changing World

Training and Demonstrations Workshops and trainings served communities across North Carolina including, but not limited to: Whitaker Small Farm Group Soldiers in Ag Program Extension Open Forum Pastureland Ecology School USDA-NRCS personnel   Topics covered in the workshops ranged from hands-on trainings at the Small Farm Unit, financial analysis and benchmarking, a workshop on tall [...]

2020-03-06T15:44:06-05:00March 6th, 2020|04/2020 Newsletter|