On the County Line

Eva Moss farms in North Carolina on the line between a solidly red county and a solidly blue county. Photo credit: Lea Ciceraro By Eva Moss Last January, I began leasing 16 acres of historical farmland along Highway 64, just outside the town of Staley in Randolph County—“the heart of North Carolina”—a few seconds west of the Chatham County line. When I walk out to get the mail at the top of my driveway, I look left and can just see the tip... Read More

FoodCorps – Supporting Farm to School Programs Across the US

Many of us in the farming world know exactly where our food comes from – we grow it, we raise it, and we buy it locally.  However, much of our society has lost touch with the food they consume—where it comes from, how it is grown, even how it is cooked. With processed foods lining our supermarkets and conglomerates such as Coca-Cola and Kraft sitting on the boards of our nutrition organizations it is no wonder that childhood obesity has become... Read More