NC Growing Together has partnered with the NC 10% Campaign and Vittles Films to produce videos about local foods.
Foothills Processing in Marion, NC (Formerly Foothills Pilot Plant) is seeking a Plant Manager in order to resume operation of the only USDA Inspected Poultry Plant for independent producers in NC.
The How it Works Handbook: A Guide to University Food Systems and Local Food Programs explains the structure of the university dining system, steps for successful programs, and various pathways through which locally-grown food can reach campus community members.
This past year, UFOODS worked with UNC-P Executive Chef Glenn Reynolds and produce wholesale/distributor FreshPoint to increase local sourcing for campus dining. The result of this collaboration? 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%.
Ugly & Wild: Learning to Love N.C. Fish video premiere | Presented by the NC 10% Campaign and Vittles Films Even though your mama said, “there are many fish in the sea,” we often seek out what we already know. Locals Seafood is an inland fish house in Raleigh, North Carolina, that believes love awaits [...]
NC 10% Campaign and RTI International Develop Online Dashboards to Illustrate Local Foods Spending Data in North Carolina
The NC 10% Campaign and RTI International teamed up to develop a series of online dashboards to help local farmers, consumers, businesses, and leaders make informed decisions about buying and selling local foods.
June 2015 -- The NC Growing Together Summer 2015 Local Food Supply Chain Apprentices are on the ground and ready to get started on their 8-week assignments! Meet them below: Josie Walker is from Trenton, NC and is currently an Agricultural and Environmental Systems student at North Carolina A&T University. She will be working [...]
March 2015 - On March 2 at the Raulston Arboretum in Raleigh, approximately 20 North Carolina growers and buyers sat across tables from each other, in a kind of business development speed-dating. They had eight minutes to decide if they were potentially a good fit for each others' business. Attendees included produce farmers from all [...]
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 [...]