Hello Carolina Jubilee Family! We understand that many of you are eager to know whether Carolina Jubilee will occur this year in light of COVID-19. Due to the uncertainty of what the world will look like in Fall 2020, as well as the rapid rate of...
Any given farmers market parking lot contains a familiar spattering of bumper stickers: “Buy Local.” “Support Your Local Farmer.” And for Mike Smith of Big Oak Farm in Cabarrus County, none of them are the answer.
Here’s the idea: Hold a music festival, raise money to buy 40+ acres of farmland in Lincolnton and lease it to a farmer. Then, next year, raise more money, buy more land and support more regional farmers. And on … and on …
“Tucked into the heart of the Carolinas at VanHoy Farms in Harmony, NC is this year’s Carolina Jubilee festival, September 29 and 30.
The Carolina Farm Trust helps farmers acquire equipment, lease or purchase land, protect farmland from development, and through creative marketing campaigns.
This adventure started for me at the beginning of the year. I got laid off from my job, a new start-up breaking into the wonderful world of government contracting.
“The first supermarket supposedly appeared on the American landscape in 1946…Until then, were was all the food? Dear folks, the food was in homes, gardens, local fields, and forests.