Center for Environmental Farming Systems to Celebrate Twentieth Anniversary with Sustainable Agriculture Pioneer Fred Kirschenmann

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 12, 2014 Raleigh, NC: The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS), one of the nation’s foremost centers for research, extension, and education in sustainable agriculture and local food systems, will be hosting sustainable agriculture pioneer Fred Kirschenmann as part of its twentieth anniversary special events. Mr. Kirschenmann, Distinguished Fellow at the [...]

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The Center for Environmental Farming Systems to Host Lecture by Food Justice Advocate Maya Wiley

RALEIGH (January 25, 2013): The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) and the NC Agricultural Foundation Inc., are proud to announce that Maya Wiley will deliver CEFS’ Annual Sustainable Agriculture Lecture on February 27 at 7 pm at the Durham Armory (220 Foster Street, Durham, NC 27701). Ms. Wiley will present a free lecture entitled [...]

Standing Room Only at 2009 Sustainable Agriculture Lecture Given by Will Allen

GOLDSBORO and RALEIGH, N.C. (November 10, 2009) — The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) and Burt's Bees welcomed Will Allen to Goldsboro and Raleigh on Monday, November 9, for the CEFS 2009 Sustainable Agriculture Lecture. Will Allen was the 2009 Sustainable Agriculture Lecturer. Photo courtesy of Growing Power, Inc. Allen is the founder [...]

CEFS Welcomes Will Allen as the 2009 Sustainable Agriculture Lecturer

RALEIGH, N.C. (October 15, 2009) — The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) and Burt's Bees are pleased to present Will Allen as the 2009 Sustainable Agriculture Lecturer. Allen is the founder and CEO of Growing Power, Inc., and is the recipient of a 2008 MacArthur Fellowship, commonly known as a "Genius Grant." He also [...]