Links of Interest

The Cruse Meats Harvest Facility: Offering independent farmers access to slaughter and processing facilities within Cabarrus County making fresher and more affordable locally raised meats to the public

Cabarrus County’s own Piedmont Farmers Market, discussed elsewhere on this website, is a fantastic place to discover and shop regularly

A state wide campaign to build our local food economy while enjoying the greatness of North Carolina food.


A program of the N.C. Cooperative Extension, providing educational resources to farmers and consumers to encourage them to buy and consume more N.C. fruits and vegetables.







An incubator farm that is a joint effort of Cabarrus County and the NC Cooperative Extension, offering classroom instruction as well as hands–on experience

Home vegetable gardening article by Larry Bass, Extension Horticultural Specialist at NCSU


A buyers club featuring local foods from Cabarrus and surrounding counties








Very much like our Locally Grown campaign, except they include 37 counties of the North Carolina Piedmont region


The ASAP supports and promotes local foods and growers  and has a wealth of information available







Our neighbors in Charlotte have their own Food Policy Council

The Cooperative Christian Ministry provides immediate assistance to community members experiencing crises of food, shelter or finances