News Feed 2016-11-26T09:30:47+00:00

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CEFS news, announcements, press releases and media coverage.

SAVE THE DATE NC Choices + Forsyth County Extension host Full-Day Local Meat Marketing Workshop

Join us August 23, 2018 in Winston-Salem at the Forsyth County Agricultural Building as leading experts break down Marketing Local Meat into simple how-to's.

Local Food Councils Tackle Hunger and Food Access Issues in North Carolina

Even though it is only 7 a.m., the conference center is buzzing with activity.  Representatives from food councils across North Carolina have called an impromptu meeting to discuss a response to federal budget cuts which threaten funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, the largest program in the domestic hunger safety net.

April 17th, 2018|Categories: Agrophile, Community Food Strategies, News|Tags: , , |

A Season of Hope: CEFS’ 2017 End-of-Year Letter

The Center for Environmental Farming Systems is committed to developing local food and farming systems that support North Carolina’s farmers and rural economies, reduce food insecurity, improve access to healthy food, and serve the public good. Join us in this important work by making a gift to CEFS today.

November 26th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

Events for Local Government Officials Highlight Economic Development Potential of Local Food and Farm Businesses

In September, Local Food Economies and the NC 10% Campaign organized three Innovations in Economic Development through Local Foods gatherings to showcase investments that local and regional governments can make to support small and mid-scale food and farming businesses.