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

Falling for Fall: What’s coming from the farms and a great fall recipe!squash bake

Guest Blog by The Produce Box Pumpkin spice is in the air…can you smell it? We can! Just as the cooler weather starts to envelope the warm, we see a change over on the farms. All of that summer bounty will begin to move out in the coming weeks and you will see a brand new rotation of [...] Learn More >>

Summer Bonfire CocktailSummer bonfire

by Clark Barlowe, Owner of Heirloom Restaurant in Charlotte and Bartender, Dexter Dunan  Photo from sailespiritu.blogspot.com Heirloom Restaurant is my dream. I opened Heirloom’s doors in early February 2014. My vision for the restaurant is to showcase the plethora of ingredients and producers that North Carolina offers by serving dishes that do justice to the dedication of the [...] Learn More >>

Home Brew How-ToCABREW brew session

Brewing is fun, educational, and easier than you think by Brad Hughes, President of Cabarrus Homebrewers Society CABREW members offer to host public brew sessions each month which allow new brewers to learn by doing. The allure of home brewing, which attracts me and many of the brewers I know, is the freedom to craft a beer to taste and [...] Learn More >>