Project Description

CEFS’ 25th Anniversary Video Series Chapter 1: Founding Story (2019)

Twenty-five years ago, a groundbreaking partnership was established in North Carolina. NC State University, NC Agricultural and Technical State University, and the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services founded the Center for Environmental Farming Systems at Cherry Research Farm in Goldsboro on February 1, 1994.

Non-profit organizations including NC Farm Bureau Federation, Land Loss Prevention Project, Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA and Carolina Farm Stewardship Association joined with farmers and citizens to advise the process.  Listen to the story from the founders themselves…