Posts Tagged ‘Center for Environmental Farming Systems’

CEFS celebrates two decades of transforming North Carolina’s food system

Kicking off the CEFS 20th anniversary celebration are Dr. Nancy Creamer, CEFS director from N.C. State; event speaker Dr. Ricardo Salvador; Dr. John O’Sullivan, CEFS director from N.C. A&T; and Dr. William Randle, dean of N.C. A&T’s School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences.

In April, CEFS kicked off its 20th anniversary celebration, which continues this fall with a SOILbration and reunion for past faculty, interns and apprentices.

Registration open for 3rd Carolina Meat Conference, Dec. 9-10

Butcher with knife and side of pork

Registration is now open for NC Choices’ Carolina Meat Conference in Winston-Salem Dec. 9-10. The conference is in its third year of innovative educational programming and networking opportunities for niche meat supply chain partners including farmers, processors, chefs, buyers and industry support businesses.

N.C. Growing Together adds fellows

N.C. Growing Together offers the first local foods-focused business school supply chain fellowships.

Report: North Carolinians should eat more fruits and vegetables

Eggplant, tomatoes, apples and squash at a market

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that North Carolinians aren’t eating enough fruits or vegetables, but a growing number of farmers markets and other projects, some led by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and North Carolina Cooperative Extension, give us a chance to reverse the pattern.

CEFS keeps adding to its record of successes

CEFS Field Day

Faculty and staff at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems have been busy this year. Hardly a week goes by without news of how CEFS is expanding some already successful programs, starting new ones and collecting awards recognizing their work.

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