Our Mission

Grow Local & Organic

The Carolina Farm Stewardship Association is on a mission to bring local, organic food to your table from a farmer who shares your values.

Our vision is a vibrant, sustainable food system that is
good for consumers, good for farmers and farmworkers,
and good for the land.

We’re an active network of passionate folks and we need your help!  

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Protecting PollinatorsCharles McNair, Program Manager with Toxic Free NC

by Preston Peck, Toxic Free NC Rally outside the NC State Capitol to protect bees from toxic pesticides in September 2015   Many pressing issues facing today’s ever-changing regulatory atmosphere leave consumers, growers, and other “agtivists” questioning, “What is the most important issue facing our food system and how I can make an impact?” The first thing to [...] Learn More >>

Peaceful River Farm: Our Journey to Sustainable FarmingDemonstration Garden at Peaceful River Farm

by CFSA Members, Lee and Larry Newlin of Peaceful River Farm in Southern Orange County, North Carolina Preparing a farm dinner at Peaceful River Farm   A Diagnosis Leads to Education It was a personal concern for health that unexpectedly led us into sustainable farming. We are Larry and Lee Newlin of Peaceful River Farm, and we purchased an 18-acre [...] Learn More >>

Good for the Farmer; Good for the LandWill Metts of Metts Organix

by Stephanie Campbell, CFSA’s Outreach Coordinator Will Metts of Metts Organix was featured on Channel 7 news bringing gorgeous heads of lettuce to market “Seven years ago my dad was diagnosed with prostate cancer,” shares Will Metts of Metts Organix in Greenwood, SC. “He passed away in February, 2016, at the age of 58. He is the [...] Learn More >>