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Vollmer Farm Educational School Tours
Russ Vollmer is a full-time farmer who comes from a long lineage of tobacco farmers. He uses his farm to educate school groups on agriculture and rural [...]
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 [...]
Cooperative Mushroom Fruiting Facility
A group of farmers have designed a mushroom production facility. They also cooperatively market their products.
Developing a Sustainable Grain Production Model
Edible Earthscapes has developed a small-scale, low impact, grain production model to utilize low value farmlands not suitable for vegetable production. [...]
Wilson Farmers’ Market Program
Organization: Wilson Farmers’ Market Project Coordinator: Billy Little Location: Wilson, Wilson County, NC   The Wilson Farmers’ Market [...]
Value-Added Juicing at Piedmont Food & Ag Processing Center
Organization: County of Orange Project Coordinator: Noah Ranells Location: Hillsborough, Orange County, NC The goal of this project is to provide local [...]
Tuttle’s Tobacco Barn Renovation
Caroline Tuttle Lineberry’s project entails constructing an education center on the farm to serve growing numbers of visitors and student groups and to [...]
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 [...]
Spreading the Knowledge of Making Good Chevre
OakMoon Farm is a 12-acre dairy goat operation. The last dairy in its rural North Carolina county, it was started in 1998 by a couple who hoped to one day [...]
Sustaining the Family Farm
Operator: Buron Lanier, Jr. Production: Beef Cattle Location: Burgaw, Pender County, NC Lanier developed a dual use of his land by sowing pasture grasses [...]
Upgrade Farm Packing Facility To Meet GAP Certification
Operator: Willis Byrum Production: Vegetables Markets: Grocers and Wholesale Location: Edenton, Chowan County, NC Willis Byrum constructed a washing [...]
Steep Grade Growing Stock Strawberry Project
Brad Atwell is a strawberry and Christmas tree grower in Ashe County with land on a very steep grade hill on the main road through the county. This project [...]