N.C. State University received a $248,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to fund a project to help low-income shoppers buy fresh, local food from farmers markets.
The Carolina Farm Stewardship Association announced the winners of the 2015 Leaders in Sustainable Agriculture awards at the 30th annual Sustainable Agriculture Conference held November 6-8 in Durham, North Carolina.
Somewhere between grabbing a Big Mac and going vegan, Meredith Leigh posits there’s a reasonable middle ground for meat-eaters.
The conference seeks to improve community health by getting locally farmed food into school cafeterias and lunch rooms.
A U.S. appellate court is reviving a lawsuit against the USDA filed by plaintiffs who say research money was illegally channeled to pork industry lobbyists.
Registration is open for the 2015 Connect2Direct Summit: Building Vibrant Farmers Markets. The summit brings together farmers, market managers and board members to discuss market trends and assess the viability of North Carolina’s farmers markets. Workshops will explore metrics to measure market success, how to manage change, and strategies for building a customer base. The […]