Upcoming Events from the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA):
Developing a New Food Business
When: Mar 30 – 31 2010; Where: 94 Coxe Ave. Asheville, NC (map) Description: During this intensive two-day workshop participants will explore how to start a new food business (not a restaurant) by interacting with successful producers and university personnel from across the Southeast. The workshop will focus on food businesses that process, package, and sell a variety of food and agricultural products. Workshop participants will receive reference notebooks and other materials that will help them develop their businesses. Inâ class exercises, and homework, will make the program even more meaningful. www.ncsu.edu/foodscience/workshops_training.htm
Born and Bred in NC: Queen Rearing Workshop for Beekeepers
When: Wednesday, Mar 31, 2010; Where: Agriculture Building in Pittsboro, NC. (map); Description: Conducted by North Carolina State University. Contact Debbie Roos at 919-542-8202 for more info.
15th Annual Piedmont Farm Tour
When: Sat, April 24, 1pm – Sun, April 25, 5pm; Where: Piedmont region of North Carolina (map); Description: Join Carolina Farm Stewardship Association and Weaver Street Market for the nation’s largest sustainable farm tour April 24 and 25, 2009. Buy your tickets online now www.carolinafarmstewards.org.
Chattooga Belle Farm Grand Opening
When: Sat, May 1, 11am – 6pm; Where: 454 Damascus Church Rd. Long Creek, SC (map); Description: Chattooga Belle Farm, a 138 acre U-Pick Farm and Event Barn in Long Creek,SC will hold their Grand Opening. Farm tours, hay rides, kids activities and live entertainment. Visit www.chattoogabellefarm.com
Spring Means Babies At Split Creek Farm
When: Sat, May 8, 11am – 5pm; Where: 3806 Centerville Road, Anderson, SC 29625 (map); Description: Split Creek Farm Grade A Goat Dairy is nationally known for its goat herd and the artisan goat milk products produced at the farm. Spend the day at the farm and learn more about the farm and how it operates. Tours and demos are on going throughout the day. Visit www.splitcreek.com for more info.
To keep up to date on CFSA events visit: http://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/events.shtml