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Workshops, tours, guest speakers and farming demonstrations to mark 31st Small Farms Week

By Mary Jac Brennan / February 15, 2017

Registration is open for the 31st annual Small Farms Week, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s tribute to small–scale agriculture, which kicks off March 19 with a timely theme: growing a safe, sustainable food system.

Cooperative Extension

Add Meeting Your Farmer to your ‘To-Do’ List

By Mary Jac Brennan / February 15, 2017

Did you eat too much valentine’s candy? Want to eat a healthier diet? Would you like a source for fresh and healthy locally grown food? Plan to attend the Meet Your Farmer and CSA Sign Up Day on February 23rd.


Community Input Needed

By Bianca Boykin Green / February 10, 2017

The City of Winston-Salem, in partnership with Forsyth County and the Housing Authority of Winston-Salem (HAWS), is beginning work on an Assessment of Fair Housing.

Cooperative Extension

Sign Up for the 2017 Spring Urban Farm School

By Tembila C Covington / February 10, 2017

The NC Cooperative Extension Forsyth Co. Urban Agriculture Program has developed an Urban Farm School training program. This is a twelve-week program that teaches unemployed and underemployed adults, both urban agriculture practices & entrepreneurial skills on how to grow & sell their produce?.

Forsyth County

Corn Growers Referendum - February 22, 2017

By Tim Hambrick / February 8, 2017

February 22 is the date when corn growers will vote on continuation of the self assessment program for six years.

Public Health

What is in season locally?

By Lynne Mitchell / February 6, 2017

Apples, Bok Choy, carrots, celery root, rutabaga, spinach and sweet potatoes are a few of the produce items grown in North Carolina that are available in the month of February.

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