Useful Links

FARM TO FORK

A guide to building North Carolina’s sustainable local food economy, Farm to Fork provides the strategies to put North Carolina on the fast track to achieving sustainable local food systems.

UNION COUNTY COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

A great resource for learning about everything from gardening, home economics, local and national agricultural issues, events, education, and more!

CAROLINA FARM STEWARDSHIP ASSOCIATION

Are you interested in learning more about local and organic food?  The Carolina Farm Stewardship Association is committed to the promotion of local and organic food in the Carolinas.  The site includes an extensive event calendar.

MASTER GARDENERS

Have you ever wanted to become a Master Gardener?  You can!  The Master Gardener Program is a volunteer program aimed at enhancing public education about horticulture and related topics.  Visit their website and learn more.

SLOW FOODS CHARLOTTE

Slow Foods Charlotte is working to build communities and preserve the traditions of the table while working with local growers and producers.  You’ll find plenty of information about the local food movement and information about local events.

AMERICAN FARMLAND TRUST

Did you know that America loses two acres of farm and ranch land to development every minute?  If you are interested in learning more and about what you can do so save America’s farms, visit the American Farmland Trust

CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL FARMING SYSTEMS

The Center develops and promotes food and farming systems that protect the environment, strengthen local communities, and provide economic opportunities in North Carolina.