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.
3RD ANNUAL CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION CONFERENCE COMING TO PITTSBORO
On Friday, February 6th, Abundance NC will host the third annual Climate Change Adaptation Conference for Farmers at Central Carolina Community College in Pittsboro.
NEW INITIATIVE TO INCREASE ACCESS TO LOCAL FOOD AND IMPROVE SMALL FARM VIABILITY
The Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP) and the Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI-USA) Two of North Carolina’s largest farmer and local food advocacy organizations have teamed up for a new initiative. The project, called Connect2Direct, will improve access to local food and increase farmers; market sales across the state.
FARM AID COMES TO RALEIGH
This Saturday, the iconic concert in support of family farms is coming to Raleigh.
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.
HOG WASTE POWER PROTECTS WATER & PROVIDES CLEAN ENERGY TOO
A new anaerobic digestion facility near Bladenboro helps to tackle one of North Carolina's most intractable environmental challenges.
DURHAM’S 100% LOCAL, SUSTAINABLE, IN-SEASON FLORIST
Fresh-cut flowers have become a global commodity. Pine State Flowers has a different vision.
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.
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.
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.