North Carolina SARE
             Sustainable Agriculture

                    Events Calendar 2014-2015

This calendar lists Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) Seasons of Sustainable Agriculture (SOSA) events, and other events and happenings throughout the state and nation. 

North Carolina Regional Events follow state and national events.

 

Registration is required for all CEFS events unless otherwise noted. For further information concerning CEFS events, contact cefs_info@ncsu.edu or call 919-513-0954.

Sustainable agriculture events listed here and other events may be eligible for NCCES Educators travel scholarships. Contact Carol Moore for details.

 


                                November

 

NC Choices' 2014 Women Working in the Meat Business
Sunday-Tuesday, November 9-11
For more information: http://ncchoices.ces.ncsu.edu/women-working-in-the-meat-business-2014/

NC SARE Scholarships are available for this event. Contact Carol.

 

Carolina Farm Stewardship Association’s Sustainable Agriculture Conference

Monday-Wednesday ,November 10-12, 2014

The Conference brings together those new to the movement and experienced veterans to network and collaborate.  Learn from the experts about cutting-edge techniques and innovative programs and to connect with others who are just as passionate about rebuilding a healthy, local foodshed from seed to plate.

Location: Greenville, South Carolina

Website: http://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/sac/

NC SARE Travel Scholarhships for Extension Educators are now available.

Contact Carol Moore.

 

 

North Carolina Area Events

 

Foothills:

Foothills Farm School
January-July, 2015

Foothills Farm School is designed to provide training in production practices and business planning.
Where: Catawba County Extension Center
When: Classes are on the first Tuesday of the month beginning on January from 6 to 9 pm.
Farm field days are typically on the second Thursday of the month from 9 am to 3 pm.
Registration deadline is Friday, December 5
Costs: 1 person, $250; 2 people from the same farm, $400.
For more information, go to http://gaston.ces.ncsu.edu or call 704-922-2112.

 

 

Piedmont:                   

January 12-March 9, 2015
Chatham County 8 Week Beekeeping School

Monday evenings from 7:00-9:30 pm at the Agricultural Building Auditorium in Pittsboro.
For course content and to register see http://go.ncsu.edu/2015-bee-school.
To register: send in payment with registration form. Deadline for registration is December 3
Cost: $90 for members of the Chatham County Beekeepers Association and $95 for non-members.
For more information, email debbie.roos@chathamnc.org or call 919-542-8202


If you have difficulty browsing to any of the above sites, please copy the url address onto your web browser or email to the given email address.

Carol Moore
NC SARE PDP Program Coordinator
1149 Dogwood St
Burlilnton, NC 27217
919 273 6322
carolmoore27@gmail.com

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To have your event listed here please email details to Carol Moore