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

‘The Southern Harvest Cookbook’ + Sneak Peek RecipesSweet Potatoes image - Cathy Cleary

By Cathy Cleary, cookbook author and CFSA member Editor’s Note: The Southern Harvest Cookbook is a new cookbook written by CFSA member, Cathy Cleary which features seasonal and regional recipes, stories, plus interviews with some of North Carolina’s famed Chefs Vivian Howard, John Fleer (Rhubarb), and Andrea Reusing (Cooking in the Moment), and includes the brilliant photography of Katherine [...] Learn More >>

Hydroponics and the Organic Label (Part Four)

By Glenn Kern, CFSA Organic Policy Coordinator Welcome, readers, to this fourth and final installment of CFSA’s blog series about hydroponics and the USDA Organic label. (Part one, two, and three.) By now, those of you who have been monitoring the hydroponics debate will have learned that at the beginning of November, the National Organic Standards Board delivered [...] Learn More >>

Food from the 2017 Sustainable Agriculture ConferencePumpkin Bisque

Pumpkin Bisque Reviews from this year’s conference were unified in praising the work of conference Food Coordinator, chef Isaiah Allen. As both a chef at The Eddy Pub and a farmer at Rocky Run Farm, Isaiah is able to provide a specialized perspective of growing and cooking local, seasonal ingredients. He has graciously provided us with the [...] Learn More >>