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Community Food Councils: Challenges and Opportunities (WEBINAR)

April 17, 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Presented by CEFS and the UNC School of Government

This webinar will bring together experts on food councils to discuss successes as well as pitfalls to avoid in creating and maintaining a community food council. Opportunities for continued networking and learning will also be discussed.

For more information, please visit the UNC School of Government's website.

How to Participate for Free:

Outside of North Carolina: A limited number of group scholarships are available for people who want to watch the webinar together as a group (a group can be 2 people). Request by Fri, April 11 noon EST.

In North Carolina: Watch this webinar for free by going to one of the host locations available statewide! If you don't see your county listed and would like to host a viewing location, please contact by Fri, April 11 noon EST.

How to Watch Later:
Visit after the webinar for instructions on viewing the recording.

Annual Farm to Fork Picnic

June 8, 4 - 7 pm
W.C. Breeze Family Farm

4909 Walnut Grove Church Rd., Hurdle Mills (A few miles north of Hillsborough)

Join a remarkable group of Piedmont farmers & cooks for an evening of food, live music, & fun....and discover why Bon Appetit magazine called Farm to Fork the "country's best all-you-can-east-feast"!

Farm to Fork is co-hosted by CEFS, Friends of Breeze Farm, Slow Food Triangle and the North Carolina Agricultural Foundation, Inc.

TICKETS NOW ON SALE AT: Proceeds will benefit farmer apprentice and internship programs.

For more information please see the Farm to Fork website.

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Sixth National Sustainable Agriculture Education Association (SAEA) Conference

August 3-6, 2014
Raleigh, North Carolina; co-hosted by North Carolina State University (NCSU) and Central Carolina Community College (CCCC).

This year’s conference motto is “Celebrating our Diversity through Sustainable Agriculture Education”.

The SAEA conference is the premier forum for the presentation and discussion of the scholarship of teaching and learning in sustainable agriculture education that brings together diverse educators, students, and scholars. In addition to networking with other leaders in sustainable agriculture education across the country, this conference will offer tours to local farms and community gardens, a curricula exchange, and local food, including a traditional NC pig-pickin.

Registration begins May 1, 2014. Conference Schedule available June 15, 2014.

For more information please see or email conference Co-Chairs Michelle Schroeder-Moreno (NCSU) and Robin Kohanowich (CCCC) at


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