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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The Sweet Potato

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 >>

Carolina Organic Projectcarolina organic project plate

Bringing Organic Closer to Home At CFSA, we’re on a mission to put local, organic food on your table from a farmer who shares your values. We think that food you can trust starts at the source – with the farmer. Organic family farmers in the Carolinas stand behind the food they produce. They are proud of their [...] Learn More >>