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The primary purpose of the Project Coordinator is to oversee and manage the strategic expansion and deepen the reach of local food policy councils in NC, and beyond, to bolster food sovereignty in local communities, especially as it relates to working with the wisdom in the most vulnerable communities across North Carolina. This position’s aim is to support the voices of community members to engage with policy and systems change for a more healthy and community-based food system.
This June, more than 70 farms and restaurants will come together for the 10th annual Farm to Fork Picnic to celebrate the partnerships that have helped make the Triangle a food destination.
This position of the Sustainable Agriculture Internship Program Assistant (PA) is to assist in carrying out activities associated with the Center for Environmental Farming Systems' (CEFS) Sustainable Agriculture Internship Program from approximately May 31 – August 1.
NC 10% Campaign and RTI International Develop Online Dashboards to Illustrate Local Foods Spending Data in North Carolina
The NC 10% Campaign and RTI International teamed up to develop a series of online dashboards to help local farmers, consumers, businesses, and leaders make informed decisions about buying and selling local foods.
CEFS is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 CEFS NC State University Graduate Fellowship! The CEFS NC State Graduate Fellows Program was developed to provide financial support and recognition for the future leaders, researchers and [...]
This past holiday season, shoppers were in for a special treat when they found frozen North Carolina shrimp at area Weaver Street Market (WSM) stores, just in time for end-of-year celebrations.
At NC State, horticultural science graduate student Lisa Johnson is shedding light on farm-level food losses and taking the first steps toward reducing them.
The 2017 Carolina Meat Conference will bring together over 400 independent farmers, meat producers, processors, buyers, chefs, and food professionals from across the country for two days of unmatched learning opportunities!
By now, the 40% of food that’s wasted in the US is a widely accepted figure. However, the calculations behind it leave out a very important part of the food system: farm-level food waste.
North Carolina Leadership and Cattle Handling for Women Producers was recently featured on FarmHer, a show on RFD-TV that "shares the stories of the women who live and lead in agriculture."