Upcoming Workshops: Season Extension with High Tunnels & Good Agricultural Practices

Season Extension with High Tunnels   March 27, 2017 | Concord, NC  | Info March 28, 2017 |  Greensboro, NC | Info   For more information on these season extension workshops, please visit the CEFS website.   Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) (co-sponsored by the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association) March 10, 2017 | Charlotte, NC | Info March 16, 2017 | Greenville, [...]

2018-09-15T09:47:00-04:00February 24th, 2017|NCGT News|

Fresh Produce Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Workshop Series

Fresh Produce Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Workshop Series To Register: http://go.ncsu.edu/harnettgap2016 Registration Deadline: November 25 Registration Payment: Registration is $40 (check or money order ONLY; made payable to Harnett County Cooperative Extension) and includes lunch both days. Registration Information: Space is limited. In order to secure your space on the tour, your registration fee is required within 10 [...]

2016-11-26T15:27:07-05:00December 6th, 2016|, |

Producers: Wake County GAPs Workshop, June 16

Navigating the USDA GAP Audit: Wake County June 16, 2015 - 9 am to 4 pm NC Growing Together is partnering with Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, North Carolina State University, and North Carolina Cooperative Extension to deliver workshops across the state with the aim of providing farmers with the tools to reduce food safety risks [...]

2018-09-15T11:07:21-04:00June 2nd, 2015|NCGT News|

NCGT to Host Farmer-Buyer Connections Event March 2

January 2015 - Please note, this event was originally scheduled for February 17 and was re-scheduled to March 2 due to inclement weather. Are you a GAP-certified farmer looking for new markets to sell your products? Are you a buyer best online casino looking for new places to source local products? On Monday, March 2 [...]

2018-09-15T11:15:09-04:00January 27th, 2015|NCGT News|

Partner Profile: Pilot Mountain Pride

November 2014 - Developing profitable distribution models in a local food economy isn't always easy. Just ask Josh Cave, the Facilities Manager at Pilot Mountain Pride (PMP). Based in Surry County, PMP was founded in 2010 as a way for farmers to diversify their incomes and as an economic development tool for the county. The [...]

2018-09-15T11:32:02-04:00December 2nd, 2014|NCGT News|

New Fort Bragg Farmers’ Market Brings Local Foods to Base

August 2014 - On Saturday August 23, Fort Bragg held its first local farmers' market. Timed to coincide with the popular monthly 5k walk/run sponsored by the Fort Bragg MWR (Morale, Welfare, and Recreation) office, the market featured four farmers selling a variety of fresh produce and value-added products. The impetus to start an on-base [...]

2018-09-15T11:37:03-04:00August 29th, 2014|NCGT News|

Upcoming Events: Fresh Produce GAPs Workshops, Local Foods Packaging and Specifications Webinar

August 2014 - NC Growing Together, North Carolina State University, North Carolina Cooperative Extension, and Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) will be offering workshops aimed at providing farmers with the tools to reduce food safety risks and meet market requirements. The two-part Fresh Produce Good Agricultural Practices Workshop Series combines classroom and on-farm instruction to [...]

2018-09-15T11:39:04-04:00August 29th, 2014|NCGT News|

NC Growing Together Support Helps Small Farmers Achieve GAPs Certification

Vince Evans of Evans Family Farm. July 2014 - NC Growing Together, in partnership with NC State University, NC Cooperative Extension, and the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA), is providing intensive, hands-on technical support to enable small-scale farmers to achieve Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) certification of their farms. The USDA-developed GAPs certification system [...]

2018-09-15T11:40:21-04:00July 14th, 2014|NCGT News|