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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.
This position will be part of the Administrative Working Group and will support the CEFS Business Manager in supporting all the business functions of CEFS and the 50+ CEFS employees.
This is a public list of poultry exempt operators who have received short term approval from the Director of NCDA&CS Meat and Poultry Inspection Division to slaughter or process other person’s poultry (provided all other provisions [...]
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.
FREE HACCP Food Safety Certification Course for On-Farm Poultry Processing: Available to the First 25 Farmer Applicants (package valued at $3000/per person)
In an effort to support the pastured poultry community and promote strong food safety practices, Dirigo Food Safety is partnering with CEFS' NC Choices and NC Cooperative Extension’s Niche Meat Working Group to offer [...]
NC Cooperative Extension hosts a Poultry Processing Demonstration WHEN: Wednesday, May 2, 2018 // 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM WHERE: Duplin County Agricultural Building // 165 Agriculture Drive, Kenansville, NC 28349 Join us for a [...]
UNC-P more than doubled their year-over-year percentage of local produce (defined as sourced within 250 miles) purchased through FreshPoint, from 3.35% to 8.9%.
CEFS has announced a new Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)-funded initiative to tackle produce loss at the farm level.
The position of the Sustainable Agriculture Internship Program Assistant (PA) is to assist in carrying out activities associated with the CEFS Sustainable Agriculture Internship Program from approximately June 11, 2018 – August 3, 2018.
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.