North Carolina Cooperative Extension is an enthusiastic supporter of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems’ initiative to build the state’s local food economy, from farm to fork. Cooperative Extension is the face of your county’s local foods initiative, helping to promote North Carolina’s 10% Campaign and to guide efforts to develop the local food economy.
The Mecklenburg County Center Local Foods contact is Kristin Davis.
Nurturing Sustainable Community Gardens: How to get Rooted in Your Community. Saturday, Nov 9, 2013 Durham Tech Phail Whynn Jr. Student Center, Durham, NC 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Register on http://nccgp.eventbrite.com or MORE »– from Extension Gardener
Warrior, Stone Age, Caveman...these are a few of the titles that are often substituted for the popular Paleolithic (or Paleo) diet. In short, paleo supporters believe that the best diet includes foods that MORE »
(March 4, 2013) KANNAPOLIS, NC – A group of scientists at theUniversity of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture and North Carolina State University are working together to improve the safety of organic produce – naturally. Their study, MORE »
In celebration of National Food Day, join us for a Parents' Night Out and special screening of Food, INC. Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable MORE »
The 20 or so farmers and food system activists looked a bit out of place Tuesday morning, clustered around tables in an ornate room generally reserved for high-class weddings and corporate powwows at MORE »