agriculture

Feb 18, 2015

Could carbon farming help reverse climate change?

Abundance NC's third annual Climate Adaptation Conference was filled with stories of how innovative farmers are mitigating climate change by putting carbon back into the ground.

Feb 18, 2015

Farmers prepare for changing climate

Abundance NC's third annual Climate Adaptation Conference was filled with strategies farmers are using to prepare for a changing climate.

Jan 16, 2015

FARM COMMUNITY EXPLORES ADAPTING TO CLIMATE CHANGE

An upcoming conference helps farmers and food activists to prepare themselves for an uncertain, potentially unstable, future climate.

Sep 10, 2014

FARM AID COMES TO RALEIGH

This Saturday, the iconic concert in support of family farms is coming to Raleigh.

Aug 19, 2014

A NEW COMMUNITY MODEL BRINGS TOGETHER ELDERS AND YOUNG FARMERS

NC architect and co-housing pioneer Giles Blunden has a radical new idea that integrates a retirement community and a sustainable farm.

Jun 30, 2014

CAN NC’S STRAWBERRY INDUSTRY PROTECT SOIL HEALTH?

A new research project aims to replace routine fumigation with holistic, sustainable alternatives that protect soil health.

Jun 13, 2014

REMEMBERING JOHN VOLLMER: A CHAMPION FOR THE SOIL

From selling agricultural chemicals to pioneering organic agriculture, John Vollmer was at the forefront of NC farming.

May 5, 2014

LOCAL FOOD SALES SURGING IN WESTERN NC

New figures released by the government suggest a powerful revival of the local food economy is underway in Western NC.

Apr 30, 2014

CAN CITY FARMS AND DEVELOPERS LEARN TO COEXIST?

In a rapidly urbanizing America, competition for vacant land can be fierce. But Raleigh City Farm is hoping to develop a model of cooperation between communities, urban farmers and property developers.

Apr 23, 2014

How sheep farming can help maintain solar farms

Critics of renewable energy sometimes claim it competes for valuable agricultural land. But what if you could have your cake and eat it too?