Join us August 23, 2018 in Winston-Salem at the Forsyth County Agricultural Building as leading experts break down Marketing Local Meat into simple how-to's.
This position will be part of the Administrative Working Group and will support the CEFS Business Manager in supporting all the business functions of CEFS and the 50+ CEFS employees.
This is a public list of poultry exempt operators who have received short term approval from the Director of NCDA&CS Meat and Poultry Inspection Division to slaughter or process other person’s poultry (provided all other provisions of MPID Notice 6-14 are followed). NC Choices will regularly update this list as more exempt operators are approved for [...]
Even though it is only 7 a.m., the conference center is buzzing with activity. Representatives from food councils across North Carolina have called an impromptu meeting to discuss a response to federal budget cuts which threaten funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, the largest program in the domestic hunger safety net.
UNC-P more than doubled their year-over-year percentage of local produce (defined as sourced within 250 miles) purchased through FreshPoint, from 3.35% to 8.9%.
CEFS has announced a new Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)-funded initiative to tackle produce loss at the farm level.
The position of the Sustainable Agriculture Internship Program Assistant (PA) is to assist in carrying out activities associated with the CEFS Sustainable Agriculture Internship Program from approximately June 11, 2018 – August 3, 2018.
The Center for Environmental Farming Systems is committed to developing local food and farming systems that support North Carolina’s farmers and rural economies, reduce food insecurity, improve access to healthy food, and serve the public good. Join us in this important work by making a gift to CEFS today.
Events for Local Government Officials Highlight Economic Development Potential of Local Food and Farm Businesses
In September, Local Food Economies and the NC 10% Campaign organized three Innovations in Economic Development through Local Foods gatherings to showcase investments that local and regional governments can make to support small and mid-scale food and farming businesses.
NC Growing Together and Natural Capital Investment Fund Partner to Make On-Farm Cold Storage an Option for Small and Mid-Scale Farmers
NC Growing Together and the Natural Capital Investment Fund are working together to address a challenge for small and medium-scale farmers: lack of access to on-farm cold storage.