Food Systems


We build the systems organic family farms need to thrive.

CFSA has a proven track record of expanding the adoption of organic farming practices, increasing access to high-value markets for small-scale farms, and promoting food system reform.

Our goal:

Create sustainable community food systems in the Carolinas.  Build a collaborative network that integrates sustainable food production, processing, distribution, consumption and waste management in order to enhance the environmental, economic and social health of North and South Carolina.


Our programming includes:

Food Systems Consulting Services


NEW – Consulting Services Available

The CFSA Food Systems team is now offering free consulting to a select number of Food Projects in North Carolina and South Carolina. 

2014 Applications Period is Closed.  Please consider applying for the 2015 cycle!

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Food System Assessments

Partnering on projects across the Carolinas to conduct infrastructure assessments and create investment strategies to improve and enhance the supply chain for local, sustainable foods. 

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