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Feb 16, 2023

FoodCon 2023

Save the date for February 16th 2023! Info about the event about how to get involved.

Feb 2, 2022

MBA FoodCon 2022

FoodCon is an annual conference that celebrates the food and agri-business community.

Jan 14, 2022

NC State Compost Facility Tour

Join us for a tour of the Compost Facility and Research Cooperative to learn about NC State's closed-loop organic waste management system.

Nov 4, 2019

VF Purpose-driven Business Speaker Series with Reggie Miller

BSC Associate, Hannah Stone, reflects on her interview with Reggie Miller, Global VP of Inclusion and Diversity at VF Corporation and shares how she learned that listening is the first step in building a purpose-driven company.

Aug 2, 2019

Graham Givens MBA’17: Leveraging the Power of the Supply Chain for a More Sustainable Future

Givens graduated from NC State with his MBA in supply chain management in 2017, and is now the Sustainability Manager at Foodbuy, North America’s largest food service procurement organization, where he manages corporate social responsibility reporting, compliance and development. In this interview, Givens recounts his unique experiences as an MBA supply chain student, and how he’s applied those experiences to his current profession and passion for improving sustainability across supply chains.

Mar 8, 2019

VF Purpose Driven Speaker Series Conversation with Roian Atwood

A student perspective on having the opportunity to have a conversation with Roian Atwood, the Director of Sustainability for Wrangler and Lee Brand Jeans.

Jul 1, 2015

Biobased economy created 4 million jobs, says USDA study from NC State & Duke

4 million jobs, and $369 billion, that's how much the BioBased economy contributed to the US economy in 2013 alone.

Apr 29, 2015

Water scarcity breeds innovation

Although a severe drought may seem like a plague, scarcity leads to incredible innovation. Out west and in water-scarce regions around the world, humans are developing ways of farming and living that do not allow a single drop of water to go to waste.

Apr 29, 2015

What does the California drought mean for NC?

Although North Carolina has an abundance of rain at the moment, growing populations and a changing climate has begun to cause fierce competition over fresh water resources. North Carolinians may soon need to learn from the water-saving ways being pioneered out west.

Apr 20, 2015

The Piedmont Farm Tour turns 20

This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the Piedmont Farm Tour, an annual pilgrimage for thousands of local eaters seeking a deeper connection to the people and land that sustain them.