Since he opened Pizzeria Mercato 15 months ago, Gabe Barker has had little time to do anything but create pizzas and Italian-influenced sides that make best use of locally grown ingredients.
If not for a drought, one of the Triangle’s best-known events to celebrate sustainable farming might not have launched the Farm to Fork Picnic Weekend, which will celebrate its 10th anniversary June 2-4 with events in Raleigh and Fearrington Village.
Supporters of this year's 10th anniversary Farm to Fork Picnic will get one sweet deal when they sample Triangle-made sips and snacks derived from local honey, fruit and spices.
Cheetie Kumar is truly going the distance this year to demonstrate her commitment to Farm to Fork's decade-long mission of promoting the relationships between sustainable farmers, chefs and culinary artisans.
This June, more than 70 farms and restaurants will come together for the 10th annual Farm to Fork Picnic to celebrate the partnerships that have helped make the Triangle a food destination.
Three service members from FoodCorps NC gave brief "FoodTalks" at the 2016 Farm to Fork; listen to their stories about their experiences with kids, gardens, and cooking food.
Events To Raise Funds for New Farmer Training Programs and Shine Light on Sustainable Fishing and Farming Needs in North Carolina and Nationwide FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 31, 2015 RALEIGH, NC: Farm to Fork announced today its expansion from a single event, the Farm to Fork Picnic, into a three-day weekend of events that will [...]
CEFS’ Community Food Strategies Initiative Working to Support, Coordinate Statewide Food Systems Work
"Building a network of networks" In 2008 and 2009, CEFS convened hundreds of food system stakeholders from across the state in "Farm to Fork", a groundbreaking exploration of action opportunities for building a local, sustainable food system. The initiative produced a statewide action guide identifying "game changer" strategies for transforming North Carolina's food system, From [...]
NC 10% Campaign Releases Collards in the Cafeteria, A Video Taste of Farm-to-School in Gaston County
Nestled in the agricultural heart of North Carolina, Gaston County schools are attempting to source 10% of their produce locally. Students love the addition of fresh, local strawberries and watermelons to their menu, but how about collards? Collards in the Cafeteria follows the journey of this nutrient-rich leafy green from the fields to the county's [...]
CEFS is expanding the Farm to Fork picnic to a whole weekend full of local food events in 2015! Mark your calendars for June 5 - 7 and plan to attend at least one of the three scheduled events, organized to raise funds for new farmer training programs. The weekend will kick off on Friday [...]