One Month to the Piedmont Farm Tour

farm tour logo

Every spring, local farmers open their farms to visitors during the Piedmont Farm Tour. Visitors can learn about sustainable agriculture and farmstead cheese, see baby animals, gather eggs, and enjoy the beauty of Piedmont farms. They can meet the people who grow their food and see how it is grown. Farm Tour participants buy a…
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OCIM’s A Walk for Hunger

Walk for Hunger poster 2017

Orange Congregations In Mission’s (OCIM’s) A Walk for Hunger is Sunday, April 9, 2017, at Little River Regional Park in Rougemont. The walk is a major source of funding for OCIM’s food pantry and Meals on Wheels programs. Walkers collect donations, then show up to participate in the walk; there are both long and short…
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six pack of beers

Now you can add single CANS to your own hand-selected six-packs of beer. We’ve offered mixed six-packs on single bottles for a while, but now you can mix single bottles AND cans.

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Photos from Fading D Farm

water buffalo

David and Faythe DiLoreto run Fading D Farm in Rowan County, the only water buffalo farm and creamery in North Carolina. Water buffalo aren’t like the bison of the American West; they look more like giant cows with curved horns and a mop of hair. Their milk is used to make “Mozzarella di Bufala” or…
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$52,000 in Weaver Street Community Donations Has Immediate Impact for PORCH’s Families

boxes of produce

In two weeks, Weaver Street staff, owners, and shoppers donated over $52,000 to PORCH’s Food for Families program! Thanks for the amazing support! Weaver Street Community, your PORCH donations are having an immediate impact on our neighbors in need of healthy food. We’ll deliver boxes of fresh groceries to 135 PORCH families on Wednesday, March…
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Volunteer on the Piedmont Farm Tour

tee shirt with strawberries

The annual Piedmont Farm Tour is still five weeks away, but the CFSA is already signing up volunteers. Volunteering is a great way to participate: you’ll spend one day greeting visitors at a farm or helping behind the scenes, and the other day you are able to go on the tour with your free button….
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A Visit to Wild Hare Farm

Leah Cook

A few weeks ago we drove out to visit Leah Cook and Mark Thomas at Wild Hare Farm in Cedar Grove. At the time, the tulips were just beginning to bloom. Now they’re flowering in abundance, and we’re celebrating Tulipalooza with bunches on sale for $7.99. The farm is down a long driveway at the…
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