Center for Environmental Farming Systems’ New Local Food Economies Initiative Will Support Local Governments in Local Food Systems Work

September 15, 2016: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Rebecca Dunning, Project Manager, NC Growing Together, rddunnin@ncsu.edu or 919-389-2220 Raleigh, NC:  The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) has launched a new initiative to engage local governments in the work of building local food systems.  Local Food Economies (LFE) is part of NC Growing Together (NCGT), [...]

2016-11-26T09:31:01-05:00September 15th, 2016|Press Release|

CEFS Welcomes Dr. Chyi Lyi (Kathleen) Liang as New Co-Director from N.C. A&T

August 22, 2016: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:  JJ Richardson, CEFS Website and Communications Manager, 919-889-8219 or jblevinr@ncsu.edu Raleigh, NC:  The Center for Environmental Farming Systems is excited to welcome its new Co-Director from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (N.C. A&T), Dr. Chyi Lyi (Kathleen) Liang.  Dr. Liang will hold the W.K. Kellogg [...]

2016-11-26T09:31:04-05:00August 22nd, 2016|Press Release|

CEFS Announces Recipients of Inaugural Graduate Student Fellowships

August 11, 2016: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Nancy Creamer, CEFS Director: 919-515-9447 or nancy_creamer@ncsu.edu Raleigh, NC:  The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) has announced the first recipients of its Graduate Student Fellowships.  The CEFS NC State University Graduate Fellows Program was developed to provide financial support and recognition for the future leaders, researchers [...]

2016-11-26T09:31:05-05:00August 11th, 2016|Press Release|

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, tes_thraves@ncsu.edu 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|

Center for Environmental Farming Systems Linking Universities and Farms with New Grant from USDA’s Small and Medium-sized Farm Program

May 31, 2016: For Immediate Release Media Contact: Rebecca Dunning, Research Assistant Professor, Center for Environmental Farming Systems – rddunnin@ncsu.edu or 919-389-2220. Raleigh, NC: The Center for Environmental Farming Systems, a partnership of North Carolina State University (NC State), North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (N.C. A&T), and the North Carolina Department of Agriculture [...]

2016-11-26T09:31:17-05:00May 31st, 2016|Press Release, UFOODS|

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation awards $50,000 to Center for Environmental Farming Systems’ NC 10% Campaign

Two-year grant to develop local food markets at NC colleges and universities for low-resourced farmers Raleigh, NC (March 17, 2016) – Trustees of the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation have awarded a grant to the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) to support the NC 10% Campaign’s efforts to create more markets for low-resourced farmers by [...]

2016-11-26T09:31:21-05:00March 17th, 2016|NC 10% Campaign, Press Release|

CEFS’ NC Choices Director Sarah Blacklin Recognized by Farm Credit in National Search for 100 Fresh Perspectives Shaping Rural America and Agriculture

March 15, 2016: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RALEIGH, North Carolina -- Sarah Blacklin, Program Director of NC Choices, is among the visionaries being recognized nationally through Farm Credit 100 Fresh Perspectives, a search to identify and honor 100 leaders who are changing rural communities and agriculture for the better.  NC Choices is an initiative of the [...]

2016-11-26T09:31:22-05:00March 15th, 2016|NC Choices, Press Release|