Check out our Newsletters: Where are NC Farmers Markets Heading?
by guest bloggers, Francesca Hyatt and Salem Neff of RAFI, who will be speaking at the Sustainable Ag. Conference in the Urban Farming/Creative Solutions track on Sunday
With national headlines proclaiming “Are Farmers Market Sales Peaking?”, farmers markets are once again in the spotlight. Nationally, farmers markets have been on the rise over the past several decades. [...] Learn More >>
Producing Vermicompost to Increase Yields (or Farm Income!)
By guest blogger, Rhonda Sherman, who will be speaking at the Sustainable Ag Conference during Saturday’s Soil and Seeds Track.
Looking to diversify your farm income? Interested in converting manures and crop residues into value-added products? Vermicomposting may be an option for you. It is a process that relies on earthworms and microorganisms to convert organic [...] Learn More >>
Funding Your Food and Ag Business
By guest blogger, Margaret Gifford, who is speaking at the Sustainable Ag Conference during Saturday’s Farm Business track
Northeast Farm Access Agricultural Center. Photo by Margaret Gifford
Accessing capital can be a challenge for a food and agriculture business. The gap between investors and entrepreneurs is sometimes hard to bridge. Investors may lack understanding of farm and [...] Learn More >>