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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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The Sweet Potato

10 Things You Should Know about the Organic CheckoffOrganic seal with veggies

Submit your comment about organic checkoff by April 19, 2017. If you know what you want to say, click here and you’ll be taken directly to instructions to submit your comment and CFSA’s suggested talking points. If not, check out this blog post. by Rochelle Sparko, CFSA’s Policy Director In May 2015, the Organic Trade Association submitted a proposal for an [...] Learn More >>

Choose Your Own Adventure on the 22nd Annual Piedmont Farm TourGet up close and personal with the baby goats at Celebrity Dairy

  You’ve got a map, a ticket (good for a whole carload of people), a thirst for knowledge, a willingness to get a little dirty and the whole weekend ahead of you.   Sounds like the setup for one of those Chose Your Own Adventure books from the 1980s, right? Well, kind of. There’s definitely adventure and you’re [...] Learn More >>

Japanese Sweet Potatoes, Indian Spicy Peppers and Snake GourdPhoto by Elizabeth Read

How an Organic Farm In Alamance County Grows the Flavors of Childhood for Immigrant Communities in the Triangle  by Elizabeth Read, CFSA’s Communications and Development Director  Clay Smith of Redbud Farms shows off his field of extra large garlic, a variety prized by South Asian customers. Photo by Elizabeth Read One of the best parts of working at [...] Learn More >>