North Carolina SARE
Events Calendar 2014
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
July – August
Woodland owners interested in managing their land and developing an understanding of the basic principles of woodland stewardship are invited to participate
Location: Various places in Western NC
Contact: Addie Thornton, email: email@example.com, phone: 919-515-5065
July 31- August 1, Thursday and Friday
A conference about earthworm farming and commercial vermicomposting taught by industry experts for beginners or seasoned earthworm farm operators.
August 3-6, 2014, Sunday-Wednesday
“Celebrating our diversity through sustainable agriculture education”
Location: North Carolina State University (NCSU) and Central Carolina Community College (CCCC)
This event is eligible for an NC SARE travel scholarship. Please contact Carol Moore
for more information.
Saturday-Sunday, September 20-21, 2014
Visit 27 Farms Including Six New Farms!
Farms opened 1–5 PM both days
October 20-22, Monday-Wednesday
The Farmland, Food and Livable Communities conference will bring together leading experts from around the country for the first nationwide conference focused on farming, land use and food policy.
Location: Lexington, KY
Carolina Farm Stewardship Association’s Sustainable Agriculture Conference
Monday-Wednesday,November 10-12, 2014
Greenville, South Carolina
Save the dates! Note the new days of the week for the ocnference.
North Carolina Area Events
Fresh Produce Safety Program and Plan Development
(Prerequisite - Part 1).
August 12, Tuesday, 9 am-4 pm
Laptop required for this section.
Location: Hoke County Cooperative Extension, 116 W. Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376
Contact: Trish Tripp, CFSA Local Produce Safety Coordinator at 336-458- 6980,
The series is a collaboration of Mecklenburg Family and Consumer Sciences and Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners to provide citizens with education to incorporate sustainable practices into their lifestyle. From gardening to canning, the Sustainable Living Series connects families with nature, nutrition and sustainability in a practical and fun way!
Contact: Kristin Davis at 704.336.2082 or email at Kristin_Davis@ncsu.edu
New River Area:
Enhancing Sustainability Workshop Series
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NC SARE PDP Program Coordinator
1149 Dogwood St
Burlilnton, NC 27217
919 273 6322