UFOODS Supports Value Chain Collaboration to Bring Local Food to Campus at UNC-Pembroke

This past year, UFOODS worked with UNC-P Executive Chef Glenn Reynolds and produce wholesale/distributor FreshPoint to increase local sourcing for campus dining. The result of this collaboration? UNC-P more than doubled their year-over-year percentage of local produce (defined as sourced within 250 miles) purchased through FreshPoint, from 3.35% to 8.9%.

NCGT Supply Chain Students Crunch the Numbers for Carolina Ground

When Jennifer Lapidus founded Carolina Ground in 2009 (as an initiative of the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association), she had a vision.  A former baker, she wanted to connect North Carolina's grain farmers, millers, and bakers - bringing together the grain supply chain to provide a consistent and sustainable market for southern-grown, organic grains. 

NCGT and NC State Extension Offer Resources and Workshops on Collaborative Farming in NC

NC Growing Together and NC State Extension are partnering to offer training and resources to farmers and extension agents who are interested in exploring various types of collaborative farming structures including cooperatives, limited liability companies, partnerships, corporations, and nonprofit associations.

December 19th, 2017|Categories: Featured, News|Tags: , |