2012 Annual Report: Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA from RAFI-USA
“Who’s going to tackle the farms of tomorrow? That’s easy. Veterans. We’re perfect for it.” – Robert Elliot, Cypress Hall Farms.
As part of our Bring Back the Bees partnership with the Burt’s Bees Greater Good Foundation, we’re working with a group of farmers this year to establish significant areas of pollinator-friendly plants on their farms to sustain bees and other pollinators. We’re excited to have Hickory Meadows Organics as a participant in the project. We also appreciate their willingness to let us use their farm as a living, natural laboratory to experiment with incorporating these types of crops onto working farmland.
Danny and Jackie Peed have been in the business of slaughtering, processing, and distributing eastern North Carolina meat for over thirty years. […]