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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Food Councils

Conservation Activity Plan

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The Sweet Potato

Home on the RangeDan Kurz of Cedar Creek Ranch.

Four Davidson County Ranchers Ruminate on Grass-fed vs. Grain-fed beef by Ryan Jones   |   Photography by Grace and Cary Kanoy Originally published in Davidson County Magazine The Charolais cattle at Jeff Boyst’s BN Acres.Photo by Grace and Cary Kanoy.   From the time they’re born until they reach full maturity, the cows on Jeff Boyst’s 100-year-old farm, BN Acres, [...] Learn More >>

A Call to Action: Supporting Farmers and Protecting Farmland in the TriangleAverett-Farm-Field

By Edgar Miller, Government Relations Director for the Conservation Trust for North Carolina Across the Triangle, farmers face a range of complex forces putting farmland and their livelihoods at risk. In the more rapidly developing counties in the region (Durham, Orange, Wake), on average one of every five acres of farmland has been lost to development [...] Learn More >>

CFSA Is Expanding Our Local Produce Safety Initiative in SCPTripp

We’re excited to welcome Patricia Tripp back to a staff position at CFSA as the Local Produce Safety Manager. She will provide more SC growers with resources to meet industry-driven food safety standards. Patricia is an advocate for safe, healthy and sustainable agricultural practices with extensive expertise in food safety. She recently relocated to South Carolina [...] Learn More >>