Our friend Fred Bahson recently wrote an article for Heiffer International on the Wesley Storehouse and Crossfire UMC, a biker church that runs a garden, greenhouse, local meat CSA, and […]
June 2012— Today, the NC House of Representatives Committee on Environment approved the latest version of a law legalizing fracking in North Carolina. It puts a moratorium on issuing permits […]
This year’s Farm Bill should direct more research dollars to classical breeding projects that result in finished, publicly owned plant and animal varieties, according to a letter from more than 100 farm organizations and scientists.
Conetoe, population 365, is a small town on the eastern edge of Edgecombe County, North Carolina. Edgecombe has the highest rate of diabetes of North Carolina’s 100 counties, and it […]
Reverend Eddie McNair, of New Life Agribusiness Center, points out future pastureland for chicken, hogs, and sheep.It’s not too common that someone moves back to northeastern North Carolina to farm. And it’s even more unusual when instead of growing the region’s big crops of cotton, peanuts, soybeans, wheat, and tobacco, he or she starts to grow produce with their congregation for a retail market.
After some arduous workdays and many seed and seedling donations from Sow True Seed, Southern Seed Exposure, and Grow and Share, the PJC Farming project is off to a green […]
Thanks to Grow and Share for donating over 1,000 plants last week to Ashe Outreach Ministries’ Outgrow Hunger Program! After our first Come to the Table Conference Steering Committee meeting […]