News

Feb 16, 2023

FoodCon 2023

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

Jun 22, 2015

Chopped produce initiative brings greens from farm to school

Collards and cabbages from farms in Warren County are finding their way back into nearby school cafeterias, thanks to Working Landscape's Chopped Produce Initiative.

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.

Mar 1, 2015

Is the Piedmont ready for rabbit?

Fatty Owl Farm's BarnRaising crowdfunding campaign is two thirds of the way to financing the first certified rabbit processing facility east of Asheville. If funded, the facility could provide a new revenue opportunity for local farmers, and help Piedmont eaters shift to a more ecologically friendly source of meat.

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.

Jan 14, 2015

NC BRINGS HOME NINE GOOD FOOD AWARDS

Eight North Carolinian food producers received national recognition for their outstanding products at the 2015 Good Food Awards.

Dec 22, 2014

OASIS GROWS IN GREENSBORO FOOD DESERT

Guilford County's City Oasis Project makes healthy, fresh produce more available to residents of the county's many food deserts. The project aims to source produce for their mobile markets from neighborhood gardens and farms, addressing food access in a way that creates more economic oppurtunities for the affected communities.

Oct 23, 2014

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.

Jul 7, 2014

COOPERATIVE GROCERY STORE TO OPEN IN DURHAM

A new co-operative grocery store in Durham hopes to take "buy local" to a whole new level.

Jun 10, 2014

ONLINE SUSTAINABLE GROCERY SERVICE LAUNCHES IN DURHAM

With a strong focus on local and organic products, Relay Foods hopes to give big box retailers a run for their money.