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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High Tunnels

The Sweet Potato

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by Stephanie Campbell, CFSA’s Outreach Coordinator  2000 pounds of ginger, 1200 pounds of turmeric, 500 pounds of galangal, and 500 pounds of taro, as well as jicama, burdock, sun chokes, and other exotic roots.    That’s what John Warren’s farm produced last year.   No, this farm isn’t in Southeast Asia. Spade and Clover Gardens is located in the Lowcountry [...] Learn More >>

A Farmer Who Shares Your Valueslyons-and-wade-profile-photo_small

by Stephanie Campbell, CFSA’s Outreach Coordinator “Be careful what you say your core values are, what you believe in, because you will be tested,” said Pat Lyons of Lyons and Wade Farm in Raeford, NC.   She was speaking of upending her comfortable life in Texas to move back to the family farm to honor her mother’s promise [...] Learn More >>

Bringing Local & Organic Food to Your TablePitt County Farm and Food Council

by Marianna Spence, CFSA’s Membership Coordinator   We all can agree that food, health and agriculture have a huge impact on the quality of life in our local communities. But how can local leaders and community members address issues and work together to improve local policy, food access, farming and economic development, and community health?   “I’ve been working [...] Learn More >>