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ABOUT THE FARM

About Lomax Farm

Lomax provides land access and research-based education to farmers, students, and community members to foster a food system that supports the local community and protects our natural resources for future generations.

WHAT HAPPENS ON THE FARM

Our Programs

We provide land access and research-based education to farmers, students, and community members in Cabarrus County, North Carolina.

Helping Southeast Farmers

Organic Research

We support the ongoing success of small- to mid-sized organic and sustainable farms by conducting applied research to help farmers overcome obstacles that prevent them from meeting their operations’ goals.

On-Farm Education

Immersive Learning

We host hands-on learning opportunities for college students, STEM activities for K-12 students, and workshops for farmers and the general public.

Feeding the Community

Grow to Donate

We support our community by leveraging the farm, our knowledge, and volunteers to give back to those experiencing food insecurity.

Growing a New Generation of Farmers

Farmers-in-Training

We support individuals interested in starting a farm business by providing access to land, equipment, and technical assistance to help them launch and maintain successful farming operations.

Lomax Events

Join Us for an Upcoming Event

We’d love to have you at the farm! From workshops and volunteer days to monthly community meetings and field days, there are plenty of ways
to dig in.

Farm News

Lomax Updates

What’s happening at Lomax? Stay aware of with what’s happening at the farm by checking out our storytelling section.

Invest in On-Farm Research & Education

Donate to Lomax

A donation to Lomax is an investment in the future of organic agriculture. Your gift supports STEM education programs for local students, mentorship and training for aspiring organic farmers, and innovative organic research that will inform organic growers in the Southeast for years to come.

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Get Your Hands Dirty

Volunteer at Lomax

Come out and join us! Get your hands dirty planting crops or harvesting produce for local donation while we get to know you. We have lots of projects, big and small, that we can always have help with.

Current Opportunities

Thanks for your interest! Our small-but-mighty farm team is always looking for a hand. We love having folks from all ages, backgrounds, and levels of experience and ability on the farm.

Nervous? Have questions? Let us know!
  • The need for volunteers ebbs and flows based on the time of year and projects we’re working on.
  • Volunteers are most needed from late March through September.
  • Groups are welcome! Many hands make light work, so we’d love to work with you to arrange a specific task for your group to help us with.