Sustainable Agriculture Events in North Carolina: Farm Tour, Conference

Sustainable Agriculture Events in North Carolina: Farm Tour, and Conference Hosted by the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association

1) The 6th Annual Eastern Triangle Farm Tour is happening Sept. 17-18, 2011 from 1:00-5:00 PM on both days. Includes 25 sustainably managed, small scale farms, including 5 new this year; Urban chicken demonstrations by local expert Bob Davis at the Interfaith Food Shuttle Farm on Saturday and the SEEDS garden in Durham on Sunday; A chance to explore farms that produce everything from cheese, veggies and honey to mushrooms, livestock and fiber; Urban farms, community gardens and much more!
Tour goers are encouraged to bring a cooler. There will be lots of fresh vegetables, eggs, honey, cheese, meat, and other products for sale at the farms!
Advance tickets are $25 per carload or cycle group.  Tickets are good for both Saturday and Sunday and can be used to visit all of the farms on the tour. Day-of tickets are $30 or $10 per farm.
To see complete Google map of the farms, download the farm tour brochure, or buy your advance tickets, visit: www.carolinafarmstewards.org.

2) 2011 Sustainable Ag Conference in Durham, NC (Nov. 11-13). http://carolinafarmstewards.org/sac11.shtml. Register by Oct. 18th and Save $50! Register now!

NEW Cheesemaking, Cooking Natural, and Social Media for Farmers Workshops! Learn more about these and other cool pre-conference Friday workshops!

Sustainable Ag Conference Brochure Now Online! Download the conference brochure (.pdf) for all the details on this year’s conference!

Local Foods Feast tickets now on sale! Buy your tickets now! This magical feast of only the freshest, in-season ingredients supplied by local, sustainable farms and featuring the amazing Joan Dye Gussow as keynote will sell out fast!

3) ALSO Check out CFSA’s awesome new video: www.carolinafarmstewards.org

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