Broughton High student starts 5K

Broughton High student starts 5K

NEWS & OBSERVER - For many people, access to healthy food is never an issue. It’s there in the grocery store down the street, and it’s within a family’s budget.  But that’s not true for everyone. Some neighborhoods lack stores with healthy options, and some people struggle to afford anything but cheap, processed foods.  Meredith Brown, a 17-year-old junior at Broughton High School, wants to change that.

Our Volunteers: Best in the World!

Our Volunteers: Best in the World!

How can we even begin to say “thank you” to the people who do so much? ach April during National Volunteer Week, we are grateful to take time to recognize the amazing power of our volunteer force. This year, we tried to really do it up right, with activities throughout the week, including Open Houses at all of the Ag locations, breakfast & lunch provided by Catering With a Cause, and a host of volunteer awards!

Explore Urban Farms and Community Gardens of the Triangle

Explore Urban Farms and Community Gardens of the Triangle

WHERE TRAVELER - As people search for ways to eat healthy, buy local and save on groceries, it’s no surprise that community gardens and urban farms are booming across the country. If you’re looking for places to buy fresh produce during your visit to the Raleigh-Durham region, here are a few gardens and farms that prove city-based agriculture is more than a passing trend.