We are dedicated to strengthening the High Country's Local Food System by supporting women and their families with resources, education, and skills related to sustainable food and agriculture. We also provide and expand market & educational opportunities for our local farmers.
Durham County's interactive GIS mapping site may assist you in assessing potential properties and size up elements like topography, county lines, relative location in the county, tax requirements and zoning, and county/state infrastructure.
The GIS/Mapping department office is responsible for maintaining data such as parcels, roads, county districts and boundaries. Reviewing GIS maps is very helpful in assessing farmland sites in terms of topography, county lines, taxes, and county infrastructure.
Franklin County's hub for information and tools related to tax, real estate and GIS mapping.
A list of resources for farmers targeted to those in Chatham County but relevant to farmers across North Carolina. Growing Small Farms is an incredible source of information & guidance for NC small-scale farmers!
A compilation of resources on sustainable production practices from Chatham County Extension's Growing Small Farms project.
The Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) is a farmer-driven, membership-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that helps people in the Carolinas grow and eat local, organic foods by advocating for fair farm and food policies, building the systems family farms need.
A group of listservs created by Debbie Roos to foster connection and communication across small farming communities. Subscribe to applicable lists, and use as a resource for events, news, and a place to post your burning questions and learn from other farmers.
Find and contact your county's agricultural extension agent through this state-wide list, and explore the educational and technical assistance offered by North Carolina Cooperative Extension.
The Organic Growers School works to inspire, support and educate people to farm, garden, and live organically in the Southern Appalachians.