Press and Media
Press releases from, and media coverage of, the Center for Environmental Farming Systems. Links to outside media sources open in separate windows. For more information or media contacts, please contact us.
PRESS RELEASE, March 16, 2015: CEFS' NC Choices Initiative Helps Niche Meat Business Sector Take Root in NC
March 16, 2015: "Niche meat market explodes to supply farm-to-table movement," by Virginia Bridges, The News and Observer
March 12, 2015: "Sarah Bellos to receive AATCC Young Entrepreneur Award," Fibre2fashion.com
March 2, 2015: "Shopping Local Helps Companies Support Each Other," by Virginia Bridges, The News and Observer
December 10, 2014: "Meet the the CowVac, an Innovative Way to Protect Cattle from Horn Flies," by Joel Grossman, Entomology Today
December 7, 2014: "Female Butchers are Slicing Through the Meat World's Glass Ceiling," audio segment by Leoneda Inge on NPR's All Things Considered
November 19, 2014: "Conference unites women across meat industry supply chain to address common issues," by Laura Fieselman, Indy Week
November 15, 2014: "Hickory mixer encourages farmers, food buyers to mingle," by Julia Sendor, The Charlotte Observer
November 12, 2014: "North Carolina Women Seek Their Rightful Place in the Meat Business," audio segment by Leoneda Inge on NPR affiliate WUNC's All Things Considered
November 11, 2014: "Women In The Meat Business," audio segment on NPR affiliate WUNC's The State of Things
October 28, 2014: "Creating Community Capital through Local Food," by Jeff Brehm, Sustainable City Network
October 27, 2014: "Local Food for the Military," Op-Ed by the Honorable Eva M. Clayton, The New York Times
October 24, 2014: "Redefining Food Narratives: Thoughts and Reflections of a Rising Black Fooducator," Blog entry by CEFS Apprentice Myeasha Taylor, The Equation (Union of Concerned Scientists)
PRESS RELEASE, September 12, 2014: Center for Environmental Farming Systems to Celebrate Twentieth Anniversary with Sustainable Agriculture Pioneer Fred Kirschenmann
PRESS RELEASE, August 5, 2014: CEFS’ Community-Based Food Systems Outreach Coordinator Shorlette Ammons Releases Critical Analysis of Gender, Race and the Food System, Shining a Light in Dark Places: Raising Up the Work of Southern Women of Color in the Food System
PRESS RELEASE, July 23, 2014: CEFS Co-Director Dr. Nancy Creamer Appointed to Board of USDA Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research
PRESS RELEASE, June 11, 2014: CEFS Summer Sustainable Agriculture Internship Program Brings Students from Around the World to Goldsboro
June 3, 2014: "Amber Polk: optivore mom shares 'recipe from the trenches'," blog post by Linda Watson, Cook for Good
March 24, 2014: "Lowes Foods now accepting direct sales from local produce farmers," by Dawn Kurry, Triangle Business Journal
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