Triangle area butchers and meat markets

Triangle area butchers and meat markets By WRAL.com Meatsuite.com: NC Choices, a program of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems and NC Cooperative Extension, has launched MeatSuite.com. Through the MeatSuite.com website, consumers can find nearby local farms selling pasture-raised meat in bulk quantities. Read the full article here.

Currituck Extension offers information on the meat supply chain

Currituck Extension offers information on the meat supply chain By Cameron Lowe, Currituck Extension You have likely seen much on the news and floating around social media in regards to potential meat shortages due to COVID-19. But what is the real story? While there have certainly been disruptions in the supply chain getting meat to [...]

NC Choices talks about MeatSuite and programming that supports small farmers during COVID

First in Future: Food and Hunger Join us for part five of the series with guests Mike Darrow (Executive Director, Feeding the Carolinas) Tessa Thraves (Farm to School Coordinator, NC State University Center for Environmental Farming Systems) and Sarah Blacklin (Program Director for NC Choices, NC State University Center for Environmental Farming Systems) as we [...]

Silvopasture Field Day | Goldsboro, NC

July 25 @ 9:00am - 4:45pm | $25 Silvopasture, the intentional practice of integrating forages, animals and trees, is one type of agroforestry with potential to improve ecosystem responses and provide multiple sources of farm income. Are you interested in successfully transitioning or starting a silvopasture system? Join us for a workshop, field day, and [...]

CEFS’ End-of-Year Letter

Dear CEFS Supporter, What feeds your growth? There are so many ways to interpret, and answer, that question. Here at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems, it's one that we are examining for ourselves, our programs, and our organization. After celebrating our twentieth anniversary last year, we are now planning for our next twenty years [...]

2016-06-16T14:27:38-04:00December 1st, 2015|CEFS Happenings|

Holiday Greetings from CEFS!

Dear Friend, Greetings from the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS).  We hope this letter finds you well, as another busy year winds down for all of us.  As we write this, we are preparing to celebrate a very meaningful milestone here at CEFS: our 20th Anniversary. As CEFS has grown from a 2000-acre research [...]

2016-11-26T09:32:11-05:00December 1st, 2013|CEFS Happenings|

From the Ground Up: News and Updates from the CEFS Research Farm

By Andrew Meier, Superintendent, Cherry Research Farm February 2013 The Farm crew has been busy during the past month! They have been working with university faculty and other volunteers to prune the Loblollys and some Longleaf pines in the agroforestry plots. The winter season always includes general cleanup and maintenance of our equipment, buildings and [...]

2016-11-26T09:32:54-05:00February 1st, 2013|Agroforestry, CEFS Happenings|