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EMFS on WLOS for Haywood County Ag Summit

December 5th, 2019|

Watch Lisa Gonzalez, EMFS Regional Local Foods Agent for the EBCI Cooperative Extension Center, talk about the Haywood County Ag Summit and the importance of agricultural businesses in the regional economy! Watch on WLOS HAYWOOD COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — Agribusiness [...]

EMFS Supports Farm to School Week!

October 31st, 2019|

EmPOWERIng Mountain Food Systems and EBCI NC Cooperative Extension hosted Tes Thraves, the NC Farm to School Program Coordinator, to discuss local food purchasing for K-12 schools in the region. EmPOWERing Mountain Food Systems seeks to increase farmer income through [...]

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The Power to Increase Farm Income! 

October 28th, 2019|

The Empowering Mountain Food Systems (EMFS) program has launched in our region! We are part of NC Cooperative Extension and receive additional funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission and the Cherokee Preservation Foundation. Our goal is to offer financial, technical [...]