Food Systems


We build the systems organic family farms need to thrive.

CFSA helps create vibrant and sustainable local food systems throughout the Carolinas by building collaborative networks that integrate sustainable food production, safe handling and processing practices, distribution, consumption, and waste management in order to enhance the environmental, economic, and social health of people and places in North and South Carolina.

Our programming includes:

Farm & Food Business Development Consulting


As part of our Food Systems work, the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association is offering FREE business development services to qualified member farms and food businesses in North and South Carolina.

These services may include:

  • Feasibility Assessment
  • Business Planning/Development
  • Legal Structure Guidance
  • Capital Identification/Development
  • Market Channel Development
  • Product Sourcing

The next application period will be in Fall 2017.

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