North Carolina Youth Reimagine a Climate-Friendly Food System

[Raleigh, NC – July 29, 2020] — Youth from across North Carolina and food and climate justice leaders from across the nation gathered virtually last week for the Food Youth Initiative Summer Gathering. During the week, youth explored how they are impacted by climate change, their role in their local food system, how our [...]

2020-10-16T13:02:21-04:00August 11th, 2020|E-News, Food Youth Initiative, Press Release|

Youth Meet in Greensboro, NC, to Address Food Systems, Inequality

About 100 high school youth from community and out-of-school organizations gathered along with their adult allies in Greensboro, North Carolina, this past weekend for a conference on food systems and inequality. The local group hosting the conference was the Food Youth Initiative, a project of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems.

2017-08-02T17:50:07-04:00July 24th, 2017|Food Youth Initiative, Media Coverage, News|

Center for Environmental Farming Systems’ Food Youth Initiative Wins NC State University’s Opal Mann Green Engagement Award

August 9, 2016: For Immediate Release Media Contact: Tes Thraves, CEFS Youth and Community-Based Food Systems Coordinator, or 919-619-8897 Raleigh, NC:  The Center for Environmental Farming Systems’ Food Youth Initiative (FYI) has been awarded the 2016 Opal Mann Green Engagement award by NC State University’s Office of Outreach & Engagement.  The award recognizes leadership and [...]

2016-11-26T09:31:07-05:00August 9th, 2016|Food Youth Initiative, Press Release|