New Resource Spotlight: How It Works Handbook

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.

2018-09-14T21:49:08-04:00March 8th, 2018|NCGT News|

UFOODS Supports Value Chain Collaboration to Bring Local Food to Campus at UNC-Pembroke

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%.

2018-09-14T21:49:59-04:00March 8th, 2018|NCGT News|

Ugly & Wild: Learning to Love N.C. Fish Premiere

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 [...]

2017-08-25T19:12:32-04:00September 13th, 2017||

NCGT Summer Apprentices Ready to Hit the Ground Running!

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 [...]

2018-09-15T11:06:50-04:00June 2nd, 2015|NCGT News|

NCGT and the NC 10% Campaign Connect Farmers and Buyers

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 [...]

2018-09-15T11:10:21-04:00April 1st, 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|