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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.

Poultry Processing Options for Independent Poultry Operators

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 [...]

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: , , |

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 [...]

Poultry Processing Demonstration | May 2, 2018 9-1pm

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 [...]

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: |