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 Receives Award from the Appalachian Regional Commission to Strengthen the Sustainable Local Food System in Western North Carolina with Regional Partners
CEFS was awarded $1,100,000 from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to develop sustainable infrastructure for local and regional food systems in Western North Carolina in collaboration with regional partners.
Project Seeks to Aid Beginning Farmers Raising Meat |The Sylva Herald
Helping new farmers raise meat| Southeast FarmPress | February 5, 2019
NC Choices has launched a new project focused on increasing the number of beginning farmers in North Carolina raising meat in either pasture-based or silvopasture systems by providing them with novel land acquisition strategies, resources, and training opportunities.
Learn both meat cutting and cooking skills using chicken, pork, turkey, and beef all purchased from local farmers!
Registration is now closed for Marketing Local Meat. There are a few spots available the day of the event. $50 at the Door!
Foothills Processing in Marion, NC (Formerly Foothills Pilot Plant) is seeking a Plant Manager in order to resume operation of the only USDA Inspected Poultry Plant for independent producers in NC.
Small Scale Poultry Grower Regional Seminar: Producing Safe, Healthy Poultry Meat, Farm to Table Thursday, May 24, 2018 | 8-4pm NC Cooperative Extension Franklin County Center, Annex | 103 S Bickett Blvd, Louisburg, NC 27549 ***From breed selection to keeping a healthy flock, production and marketing tips to hands-on poultry processing, this full day seminar [...]