Peacehaven Community Farm and Fall planting at Redbud Farm

Peacehaven Community Farm is on 89 acres, located in Winsett North Carolina. The mission of the farm is to provide a home for disabled people, while teaching them growing techniques at the same time. At the moment, housing is being erected for disabled individuals in the community to live. While residing on the farm, they … More Peacehaven Community Farm and Fall planting at Redbud Farm

Sustainability award presented to Iseley Farm

On October 8th, Iseley Farms in Burlington North Carolina was given the “2013 North Carolina Outstanding Conservation Family Farm” award. The award ceremony brought over 200 people together at Iseley Farm to celebrate sustainability in Alamance County. The current farm owner is Jane Iseley. She grew up on the farm, left the farm to go … More Sustainability award presented to Iseley Farm

Exploring the cities of North and South Carolina

Within the first week of my trip, I made it to Chapel Hill. After helping Redbud with their stand at Western Wake Market, I followed Nancy’s recommendation to visit Franklin Street in Chapel Hill. The street borders on the UNC Chapel Hill campus, filling all the shops and restaurants with college students. It was nice … More Exploring the cities of North and South Carolina

Red-Bud Farm at the Elon Community Church and Western Wake Farmers’ Markets

Redbud farm participates in two farmers’ markets every week; ย Elon Community Church Market and Western Wake Farmers’ Market. The first one takes place on Thursday afternoons/early evenings and the latter is on Saturday mornings. I got to experience both markets assisting with harvesting, packaging, set up, selling, and clean up. Elon’s market is held next … More Red-Bud Farm at the Elon Community Church and Western Wake Farmers’ Markets