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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Member Spotlight: Lauren SmallLauren-and-baby

This Columbia, SC Mother, Gardener and Small Business Owner is Passionate about Eating Healthy, Local Foods   CFSA’s Amy Armbruster:  Why are organic foods important to you? Lauren Small: I used to have no knowledge of the importance of good nutrition and organic food. I ate terribly. Cheese fries between jobs, a candy bar for a quick snack, [...] Learn More >>

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 >>