EMFS Blog

The Mountaineer Promotes “How to Make More Money on the Farm” Seminar

January 16th, 2020|

The Mountaineer is helping us get the word out about our free "How to Make More Money on the Farm" seminar. Check out the article here: https://www.themountaineer.com/news/business/learn-how-to-increase-farm-income-at-winter-seminar/article_65d2c218-2360-11ea-b578-27668323973c.html Event Information and Registration The How to Make More Money on the Farm [...]

EMFS announces first grant and loan packages!

December 12th, 2019|

Natural Capital Investment Fund (NCIFund) and EmPOWERing Mountain Food Systems (EMFS) are teaming up to provide affordable financing and support to small– and mid-scale and limited resource farmers and food businesses to obtain the infrastructure they need to expand and [...]

Food & Farm Apprenticeships Now Open for 2020!

December 6th, 2019|

Paid student apprenticeships with area food and farm businesses are now open for applications from WNC students. The apprenticeship program is part of the EmPOWERing Mountain Food Systems Project in the seven western counties of North Carolina, including the Qualla [...]