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Incubator Farm Project: Project Partners

Onslow County

This incubator project involves a collaboration among the Onslow County Farmers Market, NC Cooperative Extension, and the Natural Resources Conservation Services. For more information, contact Larry Kent, Onslow County Cooperative Extension, 910.455.5873 or Larry_Kent@ncsu.edu.

Robbins, Moore County

This project is an effort organized by the Town of Robbins and a growing number of partners in the community. For more information and contact information, visit the town’s website here.

Wilmington, New Hanover County

LINC’s Urban Farm, in partnership with Southeastern North Carolina Food Systems Program, Feast Down East, is working with individuals returning from incarceration in New Hanover County. For more information, visit their website.

Guilford County

Piedmont Conservation Council, the Elon Center for Environmental Studies, Guilford County, and others are partnering to study the feasibility of and plan a farm incubator in the Eastern Triad area to provide space, training, and support for new and beginning farmers. For more information, contact Jacob Leech, 919.300.1628 or jacobleech@piedmontconservation.org

This project was supported by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, grant #2010-49400-21733. To learn more about this program, and to find more resources for beginning farmers, please visit www.Start2Farm.gov.