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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 [...]
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 [...]
Expansion of Specialty Crops (Asparagus) & Mobile Refrigeration
Martha Mobley raises beef cattle, goats, sheep, and organic vegetables for direct market sale. Martha is the third generation to farm at Leonard Farm and [...]
Dairy Farmer Builds New Micro-Bottling Plant
Ran-Lew Dairy received a grant to begin producing value-added products on his family's dairy. Through his project, he was able to begin producing bottled [...]
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, [...]
Cooperative Mushroom Fruiting Facility
A group of farmers have designed a mushroom production facility. They also cooperatively market their products.
Hogs Grown “On The Ground” Without GMOs
In North Carolina, hog farming is one of the largest agricultural industries. Conventionally grown hogs are raised on concrete as a way to increase feed [...]
Wilson Farmers’ Market Program
Organization: Wilson Farmers’ Market Project Coordinator: Billy Little Location: Wilson, Wilson County, NC   The Wilson Farmers’ Market [...]
Starting A Bee Rental Service to Spread Pollination
Wrenn applied for a grant when he was 16-years-old in order to increase bee pollination in his farming community. He is a bee keeper and a [...]
Williams Farm Project
Farm: Williams Farm Operator: Roy Williams Production: Fruits and Vegetables Location: Autryville, Sampson County, NC Roy Williams is working on a project [...]
Starting a New Butchery for Processing Grass-fed Meats
Eliza MacLean plans to open a storefront shop to market her grass-fed beef at the renovated Saxapahaw Mill in Alamance County, North Carolina. The store [...]