Two of my first memories of North Carolina when we moved here back in 2005 came from food experiences: 1) trying NC “barbecue”; and 2) visiting the farmer’s market. Realizing […]
Farm and Food February events in the Piedmont Triad NC and state are highlighted here.
Farm and Food Friday
December events in the Piedmont Triad NC and state are highlighted here.
Cocoa on a Caribbean island is enough to put this on my top ten list of farms; however, what sets Crayfish Bay apart is the passion of the producers, Kim & Lylette Russell. They believe in empowering their cocoa farmers and making the technology for “tree to bar” chocolate accessible to others.
Takeaway: Braeburn Farms may not have diversity visible to the untrained eye, but they are committed to increasing the soil and plant diversity on their cattle farm in southeastern Alamance County.
Reading time: 3 min 9 sec
Whitney and Isaiah put their hands where their hearts and heads are by producing organic fruits, vegetables and more to share with their communities at local markets and restaurants. With their new grant to expand to forest farming, they’re increasing both the economic and environmental sustainability of their land.
Great things grow when your actions match your values. That’s what I learned on my visit to Guilford College Farm in February 2014. Reading time: 2.5m Takeaways: Guilford College Farm […]