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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Permaculture and Forest Farming with Zev Friedmanzev-friedman

By Sophie Natan, CFSA Education Team Intern Zev Friedman, from the School of Integrated Living in Black Mountain, NC, will be hosting an upcoming all day intensive at the CFSA’s upcoming Sustainable Agriculture Conference. Zev will be leading “Permaculture and Forest Farming Techniques for Your Land” on Friday November 4th, from 9:30AM – 4:30PM. Zev will also [...] Learn More >>

On-Farm Compost: Learn how to get started and manage your own system!rhonda-sherman-compost

By Katie Perry, CFSA Education Team Intern According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans produce an estimated 36 million tons of food waste each year. This waste is dumped in landfills where it decomposes and releases harmful greenhouse gasses. And yet, all this waste has the potential to produce viable, nutrient-rich soil through composting. Not only [...] Learn More >>

Explore the Importance of Fungi with Tradd Cotter at the Sustainable Ag Conferencetraddmm014

  By Kirsten Goodwin, CFSA Education Team Intern Mushrooms are essential components of the ecosystem responsible for benefiting human health and the environment. Tradd Cotter, an internationally acclaimed mycologist, will be joining CFSA again this year to present an in depth pre-conference workshop titled “Mushrooms, Molds, and Mycorrhizae: The Cultivation & Permaculture of Fungi” on Friday, Nov. [...] Learn More >>