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|

10th Anniversary F2F Picnic

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.

2018-02-14T10:20:21-05:00May 15th, 2017|Farm to Fork, Media Coverage, News|

Top Of The Local Food Chain

Thanks in part to the Center for Environmental Farming Systems, it’s getting easier for North Carolinians to find fresh food from local farmers in grocery stores, restaurants, schools and farmers markets.

2018-02-14T10:20:41-05:00May 12th, 2017|Media Coverage, News|

In NC’s food deserts, let it rain oranges and asparagus

Over 92 percent of N.C. residents do not eat the recommended servings of fruits and vegetables per day. Whether that’s due to access or awareness of healthy foods, many organizations are working together to solve this problem. From the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina to the Center for Environmental Farming Systems, organizations are focused on building healthier lifestyles across the state.

2018-02-14T10:21:53-05:00May 8th, 2017|Media Coverage, News|