The Center for Environmental Farming Systems is holding regional forums across North Carolina working towards building a Sustainable Local Food Economy in our state. On December 8, 2008, 1:30 PM until 4:30 PM at the Cabarrus Arena & Event Center there is a meeting for our region.
In CEFS’s words
From the mountains to the coast, various organizations are promoting and implementing exciting initiatives to support our state and communities through sustainable local agriculture.
Over the next year, CEFS and its partners will be gathering information from across food system sectors: conducting regional meetings, targeted issues discussions, interviews, hosting a statewide summit on March 2 and 3, 2009, and producing a Statewide Action Plan for Building the Local Food Economy which will include specific steps (short- and long-term) that policy makers, Universities, government agencies, environmental organizations, businesses, funding agencies, social activists, NGOs and citizens can take to make this happen.
Please join us in learning and letting your voice be heard.
Center for Environmental Farming Systems web site, http://www.cefsfarmtofork.com/