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Farmers & Chefs: Growing Our Farm Dinner Program
Piedmont Biofarm is a diversified vegetable operation near downtown Pittsboro, NC. The farm is operated by Brett Evans, Will Carmine, and Geoff Seleen. The [...]
Sheep Traceability from Farm Gate to Your Plate
The goal of the Sun-Raised Farms collaborative project is to enhance their lamb quality and yield. Their specific objective is to identify breeds that both [...]
Sustainable Agriculture Tool Lending Library
This group of young farmers has built an equipment lending library that will allow its members to expand their farming operations without adding the [...]
Transplanting Traditions: Season Extension for Southeast Asian Crops
Transplanting Traditions Community Farm (TTCF) is a non-profit project of the Orange County Partnership for Young Children. The TTCF provides refugee [...]
Transporting Farm Products to Regional Markets
Jeff Bender hopes to expand his vegetable and fruit production with institutional and wholesale customers, but the farm is limited by its ability to [...]
Carolina Gold Oil Company
R Britt Farms produces livestock and various commodity crops. In order to expand the farm operation and keep it profitable, Lee Britt, owner and operator, [...]
Transporting Farm Products to Regional Markets
Jeff Bender hopes to expand his vegetable and fruit production with institutional and wholesale customers, but the farm is limited by its ability to [...]
Wilson Farmers’ Market Program
Organization: Wilson Farmers’ Market Project Coordinator: Billy Little Location: Wilson, Wilson County, NC   The Wilson Farmers’ Market [...]
Conetoe Family Life Center: Farming for Our Future
Organization: Conetoe Family Life Center Project Coordinator: Donna Latimer Location: Conetoe, Edgecombe County, NC The Farming Our Future project is a [...]
Carrboro Farmers’ Market Payment Program
To increase farmer sales, the Carrboro Farmer's Market plans to institute wireless capabilities for processing credit and debit cards as well as electronic [...]
Coinjock Creek Community Farm Plots
Farm: Coinjock Creek Community Farm Operator: John Snowden Production: Vegetables Location: Maple, Currituck County, NC John Snowden is a fourth generation [...]
Rural Community-Owned Produce Cooperative
Meredith McKissick of Foothills Family Farms wants to strengthen the rural communities in rural western North Carolina by creating a farmer, craftsmen, and [...]