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by Laura Stewart, Education Director
Wes JacksonPhoto credit: Land Institute
On September 15th, Dr. Wes Jackson of the Land Institute gave a talk at Elon University as part of their Voices of Discovery speaker series, which invites innovative speakers in science and mathematics. Jackson is the founder and president of Land Institute, a nonprofit organization whose collaborative research [...] Learn More >>
North Carolina Sustainable Farmers Fighting Back Against A Bill to Green-wash All Farms
by Rochelle Sparko, Policy Director
Does this look like sustainable agriculture to you? CFSA didn’t think so either. Photo credit: USGS
Back in March, North Carolina State Senators Brock (R-34) and Jackson (R-10) sponsored the Farm Act of 2015, a bill containing a laundry-list of changes to laws regulating the agriculture industry. The bill picked up 11 co-sponsors, [...] Learn More >>
Pulling Weeds to Sowing Seeds at Piedmont BioFarm
By Lindsay Luhn and Christopher Grippo, CFSA Interns. Visit Piedmont BioFarm on the Beginning Farmer VIP Tour, a Friday Preconference Bus Tour before the 30th Annual Sustainable Agriculture Conference.
Piedmont BioFarm entrance. Pittsboro, NC.
If you’ve never heard of an eco-industrial park, don’t worry – neither had we. Needless to say we were excited when we heard that our assignment [...] Learn More >>