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.
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.
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?.
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.
The classroom portion will meet from 9am to 12 noon at the Forsyth County Cooperative Extension Center. The course will be instructed by experienced Beekeepers from our Association.
Pesticide Safety Schools will be held at NC Cooperative Extension in Winston-Salem on February 8-9 and April 12-13, 2017.