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  • THE PIEDMONT FARM TOUR TURNS TWENTY

    This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the Piedmont Farm Tour, an annual pilgrimage for thousands of local eaters seeking a deeper connection to the people and land that sustain them.

  • NCEAST ALLIANCE CELEBRATES SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING PRACTICES

    On March 26, NCEast Alliance hosted the “Sustainability in Manufacturing” conference in Wilson, N.C. The conference brought together representatives from three manufacturing companies with plants in eastern NC to discuss sustainability initiatives and share best practices.

  • RESEARCHERS RELEASE STRATEGIC PLAN FOR NORTH CAROLINA WINE AND GRAPE INDUSTRY

    With funding from the North Carolina Wine and Grape Growers Council, researchers at UNC Greensboro just released a strategic plan. The plan includes suggestions for how to keep the wine and grape industry growing at a healthy rate, while building a reputation for high quality products.

  • BRINGING IT HOME CONFERENCE LOOKS TO STRENGTHEN NC’S LOCAL ECONOMIES

    On March 18th, close to two hundred people gathered at Asheville-Bumcombe Technical Community College to discuss strategies for strengthening local economies. The inaugural Bringing It Home conference brought together new economic pioneers from across North Carolina to share promising initiatives and models that are helping keep money circulating locally.

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