Sustainable Film Screening October 11th

CCFFC is excited to announce their first-ever film screening. “Sustainable is a film about the land, the people who work it, and what must be done to sustain it for generations.” The film showcases agriculture issues facing farmers today such as soil loss and pesticide use, as well as communities coming together to overcome challenges. CCFFC, in partnership with Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Agripreneur Academy & Network, Extension Master Gardeners of Cabarrus County, and Concord Wildlife Alliance, will host the screening on Thursday, October 11th at 5:30 pm at the Davis Theater, 65 Union St., Concord. Admission is free; however, preregistration is required at the link. There will also be a raffle at the event.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ccffc-october-film-event-sustainable-farming-tickets-47902171685?aff=eac2

 

Carolina Farm Stewardship Association

The Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) is on a mission to bring local, organic food to your table from a farmer who shares your values. The organization is based in Pittsboro, NC and serves all of North and South Carolina through a variety of programming and services to support farmers, food businesses and communities. CFSA’s vision is a vibrant, sustainable food system that is good for consumers, good for farmers and farm workers, and good for the land. Sign up today for their eNewsletter to be kept up to date. E-Newsletter Subscriptions include:

  • The Stew – delicious stories about local & organic food and farms in the Carolinas
  • The Buzz – the best articles on food and agriculture to keep you informed and ready to take action!

  • The Grower’s Toolbox (Farmers – this one’s for you!) – technical information, expert tips and resources on sustainable agriculture, food safety, business development and more!

Policy Action Alert Subscriptions: CFSA sends out timely policy updates and action alerts related to food and farming. Topics are: Federal Issues (example Farm Bill, Food Safety Modernization Act, etc), NC Farm/Food Issues, and SC Farm/Food Issues.

Carolina Farm Stewardship Association

Catawba Regional Ag Tour

This weekend, Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m., is the Catawba Ag & Art Tour. Admission is free at the more than 50 stops at area farms including: Rich Hill Farms, Griff’s Greenhouse, and Windy Hill Orchard & Cider Mill. Visitors will be learn about the farms, be allowed to purchase fruits, vegetables, arts and crafts at some locations, and even enjoy music at some stops. More information at the link below.

Ag and Art Tour