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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NC Ag Awareness Day

North Carolina’s leading industry is strong, and you can help make it stronger. Join us in Raleigh on Wednesday, March 18, for NC Ag Awareness Day at the Legislature. Planning to attend? RSVP here to make sure there is lunch and a CFSA advocacy packet for you!   Join farmers from across North Carolina at the General Assembly on March 18! [...] Take Action >>

SC Healthy Food Financing Initiative

The Background The South Carolina budget moving through the House of Representatives contains a $100,000 appropriation for a Healthy Food Financing Initiative. This appropriation, if it remains in the budget, will support local farmers and food businesses by providing access to loans and grants to establish, renovate, or expand food projects. Priority will be given to projects [...] Take Action >>

Support for Food Councils

CFSA is a partner in the Center for Environmental Farming Systems’ Community Food Strategies initiative. This initiative is staffed by a team working across the Carolinas to provide resources, support, and technical assistance to new and existing Food Councils.     Take Action >>

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Piedmont Farm Tour Adventure Trails

With 40 awesome farms to choose from, the Piedmont Farm Tour has so much to offer! One of the biggest things we hear from farm tour visitors each year is that you would like some guidance in planning your route. Well this year, we’re making it easy for you to plan out your perfect afternoon [...] Learn More >>

Piedmont Farm Tour Adventure Trails: Cluster 3 and 4DSCN1898

Cluster 3: W.C. Breeze Incubator Farm, Open Door Farm, Cedar Grove Windy Hill Farm, Windy Acres Farm, Avillion Farm, and Iron Gate Winery. This cluster is action packed, with so many farms close together you might want to pick 3 for each day.   W.C. Breeze Family Farm – This agricultural extension and research center is growing more [...] Learn More >>

Piedmont Farm Tour Adventure Trail: Cluster 4

Two Chicks Farm, McAdams Farm, Timberwood Organics, & Coon Rock Farm. A great drive if you’re coming out from Hillsborough or Durham, these farms have it all – value-added products, cute animals, art work, herbs, and produce!   Two Chicks Farm – Debbie and Audrey are rock star fermentation experts! Come see how they use sustainable farming methods [...] Learn More >>