Triangle area butchers and meat markets By WRAL.com Meatsuite.com: NC Choices, a program of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems and NC Cooperative Extension, has launched MeatSuite.com. Through the MeatSuite.com website, consumers can find nearby local farms selling pasture-raised meat in bulk quantities. Read the full article here.
Currituck Extension offers information on the meat supply chain By Cameron Lowe, Currituck Extension You have likely seen much on the news and floating around social media in regards to potential meat shortages due to COVID-19. But what is the real story? While there have certainly been disruptions in the supply chain getting meat to [...]
First in Future: Food and Hunger Join us for part five of the series with guests Mike Darrow (Executive Director, Feeding the Carolinas) Tessa Thraves (Farm to School Coordinator, NC State University Center for Environmental Farming Systems) and Sarah Blacklin (Program Director for NC Choices, NC State University Center for Environmental Farming Systems) as we [...]
May 21 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Solar grazing has the potential to serve as a win/win for sheep producers and solar companies. Join us at Rogers Cattle Company to learn how sheep producers have opportunities to contract for vegetation management and how solar companies can potentially save money while helping the environment and [...]
The Farm Operations Manager is to work under the direction of the Small Farms Unit (SFU) manager and the Co-Director of CEFS, at NC State, to plan and manage the implementation of production, research, and field demonstrations at the SFU. This position has closed. Thank you for your interest. The Farm Operations Manager [...]
Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click here. Close Date: 01/13/2020 The Temporary Farm Financial Analysis Coordinator will support farm financial record collection and analysis to contribute to farm benchmarking analysis [...]
December 4, 2019: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Dr. Angel Cruz, CEFS Academic and Extension Initiatives Manager: 919-513-0954 or firstname.lastname@example.org Raleigh, NC: Highly motivated undergraduate students with an interest in sustainable agriculture or food systems are encouraged to apply for the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) Agroecology Scholars Program in Research and Extension (ASPIRE). During [...]
CEFS has an opening for an Interim Communications Manager. This person must be able to take direction, learn quickly, and hit the ground running, with the ability to work independently and also collaborate with a variety of faculty, staff, and stakeholders.
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 [...]
Dr. Matt Poore has received numerous questions about the Disaster Pasture Renovation Practice which is one of the three emergency practices released by the Division of Soil and Water this autumn. Please find below a FAQ, a description of all three emergency practices, and a detailed description of the Disaster Pasture Renovation program. You can find the program [...]