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Welcome to the Eat Well Guide! Eat Well Guide® is a free online directory of thousands of family farms, restaurants, and other outlets for fresh, locally grown food. Originally a database of sustainably-raised meat and dairy producers, its listings have expanded to include farmers' markets, CSA programs, partner organizations, water-conscious ratings and vegetarian eateries. Visitors can search by location, keyword or category to find good food, download customized guides, or plan a trip with the innovative mapping tool Eat Well Everywhere. Eat Well is also home to The Green Fork blog and the free print and online book Cultivating the Web: High Tech Tools for the Sustainable Food Movement. The Green Fork Blog, the official "good food feed" of the Eat Well Guide, showcases the voices and values of the sustainable food movement, reporting on a diverse range of topics, from farm worker rights to how to cook squash blossoms. We're even making videos! We welcome your voices too, so don't be shy--email us at blog@eatwellguide.org to share or suggest a story. For more information, or to suggest a listing to the Eat Well Guide, please call 212-991-1858 or email info@eatwellguide.org. www.eatwellguide.org

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north carolina guide: bakers
Lindley Mills, Inc 7763 Lindley Mill Road, Graham, NC 27253 Tel: 336-376-6190 Contact: Joe Lindley Organic Flour Mill, Bakery Mix Manufacturer

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north carolina guide: bed and breakfasts
Big Mill Bed & Breakfast 1607 Big Mill Road, Williamston, NC 27892 Tel: 252-792-8787 Contact: Chloe Tuttle info@bigmill.com http://www.bigmill.com Big Mill was selected by BedandBreakfast.com as one of the 10 Best Eco Friendly Inns in the U.S. Line dried sheets are just one of the ways the folks at Big Mill are Green. Located in Coastal NC on acres of landscaped grounds, amid 90 year old pecan trees, this perennial favorite getaway is a favorite of romantics and those who just want to kick back and enjoy life. Featured in the Washington Post and Our State, this idealized retreat offers "county luxury". Celebrity Dairy 198 Celebrity Dairy Way, Siler City, NC 27344 Tel: 919-742-5176 Fax: 919-742-1432 Contact: Fleming and Brit Pfann theinn@celebritydairy.com http://www.celebritydairy.com At (http://www.celebritydairy.com" Celebrity Dairy, we follow time-honored French farmstead techniques to transform our milk into fresh goat cheese, or chèvre. Its taste is inextricably tied to its place of origin - our particular herd of Alpine and Saanen goats, their forage unique to our farm's pasture and woods, the Piedmont's gentle seasons, and our evolving skill in transforming the continuously changing milk into a delicate fresh chèvre. Simply put, Celebrity Dairy chèvre is an honest expression of ourselves, and our farm, and our place in time - our "terroir". Like many specialty farm products, our cheese is fragile, and suffers from the abuses of shipping. We honor our cheese's distinctive qualities by selling locally, thereby allowing us to hand deliver directly to our customers at local farm markets, area restaurants that proudly feature it on their menus, and select local grocery stores. None of this occurs in a vacuum: We're an integral part of Chatham County's vigorous and growing low impact, sustainable agriculture community that produces high quality seasonal farm products in and for our Piedmont region. We encourage and advise other cheesemakers in North Carolina, and work with the NC Ag Extension Service on conserving small family farms, and College of Veterinary Medicine with small ruminant science. On a broader scale, we support the American Cheese Society, American Institute of Wine and Food, and the Slow Foods movement. If you're in the area, please enjoy our cheese. If you live elsewhere, seek out and support your local farmers and farm markets. In addition to our specialty cheeses, we offer pasture-raised chickens and eggs onsite and at local farmers' markets. We also have goat kids for sale in the late winter and spring. Our wheat free bakery produces wheat and dairy free baked goods for the farm, inn, and local markets. Call to ask about catering options. Agri-tourism opportunities are throughout the year. Please call for details. Fickle Creek Farm and Bed & Breakfast 4122 Buckhorn Road, Efland, NC 27243 Tel: 919-304-6287 Contact: Ben Bergmann and Noah Ranells ficklecreek@mebtel.net http://home.mebtel.net/~ficklecreek/

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north carolina guide: bed and breakfasts
Situated on a quiet, rural 61-acre working farm, Fickle Creek Farm Bed and Breakfast provides an ideal retreat into the countryside that's just a short drive west of North Carolina's research triangle. Guests can enjoy hiking and biking through the woods and trails or they can lounge around the farm and take view of the everyday processes on a small, sustainable operation that's home to chickens, goats, pigs, and more. Two guest rooms are available, both of which have queen beds and private baths. One is in the main house, and the other is an efficiency apartment with a private entrance and deck. Wake up to a hearty farm breakfast that's stock full of farm fresh products such as Fickle Creek's own fruits and vegetables (in season) and pastured eggs. The owners started Fickle Creek Farm with the objective of creating a system that has minimum impact on the environment, is sustainable, and includes humane treatment for the animals. All of the fruits and vegetables are naturally grown without inorganic chemical inputs, the eggs and chicken come from free-ranging flocks on pasture that never receive hormones, antibiotics, or animal by-products, and the goat meat and beef are from grass-fed herds. For more information on rates and reservations, please visit the Fickle Creek Farm http://home.mebtel.net/~ficklecreekwebsite. The picture features one of Fickle Creek's goats, a guest room, a Great Pyrenees guard dog, and a view of the farm from the guest room deck. Frog Holler Organiks 234 Tommy Boyd Road, Waynesville, NC 28785 Tel: 828-627-3363 Contact: Robyn Cammer froghollerorg@aol.com http://www.frogholler.net/ Over the mountains and through the coves and hollers, past cows, horses and goats lazily grazing on mountainside pastures, you will find the magical paradise of Frog Holler. Mosey down lavender-lined pathways through thousands of blooming flowers in the company of butterflies, hummingbirds and songbirds. You may catch a glimpse of a fairy or angel hiding amongst the acres of artistically arranged blossoms reminiscent of Italian and Austrian design. A Magical Farm in the Smoky Mountains where Nature Rejoices...Enjoy the tranquil setting for Catered Luncheons or any Special Event. Ask about our many educational workshops. Take home some organic berries, vegetables, cut flowers and herbs. Our goal is to grow the healthiest plants possible, since we grow the majority of the food we eat. Frog Holler is also a flower farm with both old-time favorites and the uncommon. Talk to us about your Dream Garden! We can design and create that special garden for you to enjoy, whether you want flower gardens, extensive herb gardens or an heirloom fruit tree orchard! Look for small and large garden statuary amongst the gardens and ponds. Be sure to check out Frog Holler Helper, our special blend of over 7 types of Composts and Manures, all aged to perfection. Grow the biggest, healthiest plants possible! Enjoy the many different types of chickens, including exotic bantams. There are also heritage breed

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turkeys and the guinea fowl come in 23 colors. Hawk and Ivy Bed and Breakfast 133 North Fork Road, Barnardsville, NC 28709 Tel: 828-626-3486 Fax: 828-626-3390 Contact: Eve and James Davis The Hawk and Ivy is a holistic BandB retreat on 24 acres with beautiful organic gardens of flowers, herbs, vegetables, berries, and more. Our gardens are central to everything we do here from the flower arrangements in the rooms to our gourmet breakfasts and our outdoor weddings. Gardening and natural foods cooking workshops available. Inn on Main Street Bed and Breakfast 88 S. Main St., Weaverville, NC 28787 Tel: 877-873-6074 Contact: Dan and Nancy Ward relax@innonmain.com http://www.innonmain.com At Inn on Main Street bed and breakfast near Asheville, North Carolina, owners Dan and Nancy Ward bring casual hospitality to a century-old Victorian bed and breakfast furnished in lovely antiques. This romantic air-conditioned bed and breakfast, rated three diamonds by AAA, is located just 10 minutes north of Asheville, NC, 15 minutes from the Biltmore Estate and a short, scenic drive below Bull Gap on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Also nearby are whitewater rafting, skiing, golf, trail rides and the private mineral baths at Hot Springs Spa. If your career keeps you running, try our B&B alternatives: run a whitewater mountain river in a raft, can or kayak; let your imagination run as you shop for antiques or crafts; run a golf ball down some of the most beautiful fairways in North Carolina; take in the latest run of regional drama in Asheville, Mars Hill, Flat Rock or Cherokee; run or hike - any of hundreds of nearby mountain trails. Or let your horse do it for you; run back in time as you tour the Biltmore House and winery; or just run your ts through the cool green grass, sip an iced tea and read a good book. Whatever your choice, let the Asheville, often misspelled Ashville, NC area B&B Inn on Main Street treat you to old-time comfort and style. Breakfasts feature locally-produced, organic food as much as possible. Lunazeno 50 Peaceful Valley Drive, Leicester, NC 28748 Tel: 828-683-4693 Contact: Zeno and Luna Deberry http://www.lunazeno.com/ Our place is an organic family garden. We operate as a Bed and Breakfast or vacation rental. We use our produce and aromatic herbs in Vietnamese and Thai cooking classes. Through these we introduce the use of vegetables and herbs to prepare healthy and delicious meals. Mast Farm Inn 2543 Broadstone Road, P.O. Box 704, Valle Crucis, NC 28691 Tel: (888) 963-58 Fax: 828-963-6404 Contact: Kay and Wanda Hinshaw

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stay@mastfarminn.com http://www.mastfarminn.com The Mast Farm Inn is a North Carolina mountain inn, bed and breakfast plus dinner, located in historic Valle Crucis, which has been welcoming guests since the 1800s. While there have been improvements ” like tubs-for-two, air conditioning, contemporary cuisine and fine wines at the inn ” the hospitality remains the same, attentive and sincere. Come make yourself at home at the inn in your choice of bed and breakfast http://www.mastfarminn.com/accommodations/rooms/index.html rooms or http://www.mastfarminn.com/accommodations/cottages/index.html cabins. The inn is near Boone and Blowing Rock. Varying styles of rooms and private cottages are available. Please check our http://www.mastfarminn.com/index.html website for photos and more information.

Enjoy a complimentary two-course gourmet breakfast each morning at the Inn that uses local and naturally grown produce and eggs. Depending on the season, sit by the fire in one of our wood-paneled dining rooms or on the terrace by the hill garden. We will have a private table set for two, or for your larger family or group, if you're traveling with others. Breakfast is chef's choice; you'll love the surprises that await. Dinner is also available to guests and patrons at the on-site (http://www.mastfarminn.com/dining/index.html" restaurant. Our menu changes minimally each day, noticeably through the seasons. Many guests at the restaurant also wander through the http://www.mastfarminn.com/aboutus/gardens/index.html organic garden after a meal. All of the herbs and vegetables make their way into meals at the Inn. Our salads are made from garden grown greens when in season and many of our specials revolve around the harvests of other vegetables. The environmentally sound practices that the Inn follows demonstrate our respect for Mother Earth and go along with our philosophy of living and working with respect for all parties involved in the Inn's success: our guests, staff, growers, vendors, and community. We invite you to share in the happy result of our efforts. Maverick Farms 410 Justus Road, Valle Crucis, NC 28604 Tel: 828-963-4656 info@maverickfarms.com Maverick Farms is an educational non-profit farm dedicated to promoting family farming as a community resource and reconnecting local food networks. Maverick Farms formed in spring 2004 to preserve a small farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, an area under intense pressure from development. It operates as an open laboratory, experimenting with human-scale farming techniques and traditional food preparation. Maverick Farms works to reclaim the pleasures of eating and sharing meals in a culture overrun by industrial agriculture and flavorless food. The project arose out of Springhouse Farm, which for 30 years sold hand-picked vegetables to local restaurants. Maverick Farms is continuing with that tradition while embarking on new education and outreach projects to connect local food producers and consumers.

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In our monthly (http://www.maverickfarms.com/farm-dinners.html" farm dinners we apply traditional cooking techniques to the best locally grown beyond-organic ingredients we can find. Our own farm supplies most of the produce; other local growers fill in the gaps when possible. Guests are also welcome at our two-story, 125-year-old "http://www.maverickfarms.com/agritourism.html" farmhouse with a wrap-around porch overlooking a creek, a chicken coop, vegetable gardens, and orchards. Guests may play the concert grand piano, borrow books from the libraries, play badminton, and help harvest herbs, fruit, and vegetables from the gardens. Guests will experience the hustle and bustle of life on a working farm, as well as the relaxed atmosphere we strive to create. Each comfortable guest room is private and most have reading chairs and desks. There are many sitting areas around the farmhouse and yard to rest and have conversation (including hammocks by the creek). One of the farm members, Sara Safransky, is a certified yoga instructor, and offers private yoga classes geared to any level. Breakfasts are made available and feature selections composed entirely of all-natural, locally-raised products. Two rooms are available to guests, and the creek and chickens can be heard in the background. Prices, which are listed on the Maverick Farm "http://www.maverickfarms.com/agritourism.html" website, are for short visits; (mailto:info@maverickfarms.com" contact us about discounts for longer stays. Old Edwards Inn & Spa 445 Main Street, Highlands, NC 28741 Tel: 866.526.8008 http://www.oldedwardsinn.com An extraordinary destination spa resort in the charming, historic mountain town of Highlands, North Carolina. Superb accommodations, excellent cuisine and a world-class spa await you just a few hours from the busy city. Rising Meadow Farm 3750 Williams Dairy Road, Liberty, NC 27298 Tel: 336-622-1795 Contact: Ann and Ron Fay http://risingmeadow.com/ 128 acres of fields, meadows and woodland in Randolph Co. and home to our flock of 200 sheep as well as a number of Angora goats, llamas, beef cattle and chickens. From three breeds of sheep we sell breeding stock, lamb fleeces and roving, yarn, sheepskins, blankets and soap. Group tours by pre-arrangement. Shearing Day (Feb.), Spring Open House (Apr), and Farmfest (Sept) open to the public. Suzanne's Farm and Gardens Bed and Breakfast 31 Toms Road, Candler, NC 28715 Tel: 828-670-5248 info@suzannesfarm.com http://www.suzannesfarm.com Suzanne's Farm and Gardens Bed & Breakfast is your people-friendly, pet-friendly home away from

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home. We feature three rooms in our lovely farm house. Amenities include high-speed wireless access and a big-screen TV, as well as peaceful sitting area and fire pit by the creek. High or low tech, it's up to you. You'll have a choice of several different breakfast menus during your stay. One menu might include freshly baked bread right from the oven, thick cut bacon, and eggs; another option might be homemade waffles, fruit, and yogurt. Breakfast always includes freshly brewed coffee, or, if you prefer, espresso, cappuccino, or latte. (These can be made with decaf, too.) Plus herbal and black teas and juices. When you check in you'll receive a list of choices for the next morning, as well as your preferred time of breakfast: 7am, 8am, or 9am. We strive to use fresh, local products, in-season produce, and specialty items from local farms, much of which is organically grown. We can accomodate most dietary preferences, including vegetarian, vegan, low carb, wheat-free, or low fat. Please let us know your needs! The Hawk and Ivy Bed and Breakfast 133 North Fork Road, Barnardsville, NC 28709 Tel: (888) 395-72 info@hawkandivy.com http://www.hawkandivy.com Come share our 24 acres in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains of Western North Carolina! We have a wonderful old (http://www.hawkandivy.com/accommodations.html" 1910 farmhouse with a wraparound porch and private guestrooms. Our (http://www.hawkandivy.com/accommodations.html" guest cottage has two stories, each with its own entrance, bath, and full kitchen. The houses are surrounded by gardens of every kind and pots overflowing with flowers and herbs. Behind the houses are wildflower meadows with 360 degree views, a small swimming pond, woods, and the Ivy River. We offer a perfect balance for those who wish to retreat in a rural mountain setting in Barnardsville, North Carolina, and still want easy access to the restaurants and cultural offerings of Asheville, only 20 minutes away. The houses present a mixture of simple elegance and country comfort. You will be surrounded by our family antiques, beautiful paintings, and Eve's lovely flower arrangements. Sleep under fine linens & down comforters and enjoy our fresh, organic, gourmet breakfasts and homemade breads served on heirloom china and silver. Eve's gardens provide fresh flowers, fruits, berries, and vegetables in season. Take a look at our (http://www.hawkandivy.comwebsite which has pictures and more details, and a new video highlighting the beautiful grounds and interiors. The Hawk and Ivy brings a unique holistic health approach to a bed and breakfast setting. The Inn at Celebrity Dairy 198 Celebrity Dairy Way, Siler City, NC 27344 Tel: (877) 742-51 Fax: 919-742-1432 theinn@celebritydairy.com

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http://www.celebritydairy.com Just a short drive from the cities in North Carolina's urban crescent, the Inn at Celebrity Dairy invites you to experience life lived at the pace of a small family farm. Sheltered on a gentle knoll under 250-year-old oak trees, the http://www.celebritydairy.com/inn/inn_main.htm Inn is actually two buildings: a modern Greek Revival farmhouse skirted by wide porches, and the original settler's 1800 log cabin. The two-story atrium joining the two serves as the farm's gathering room. Surrounding outbuildings attest to the farm's past and present: the original log hay barn and granary, 1880's smoke house, 1940's tobacco barns, and most recently - our farmstead goat dairy producing award-winning http://www.celebritydairy.com/dairy/dairy_main.htm goat cheese. We invite you to make yourselves at home. Savor the intense flavors of eggs from our free-range chickens and other seasonal treats from our kitchen or neighbor's gardens. Dairy mornings start early, but usually by 8:30 the goats are all milked, the milking parlor washdown completed, and the day's cheesemaking is started. Time for a sitdown break, and our communal breakfast shared alike by guests and the farm crew. Signature ingredients of our breakfast fare include (naturally) our own chèvre, and the eggs from our free range yard chickens. Chèvre regularly appears on the table as a soft fresh Montrachet style cheese, and as a creamy condiment sweetened with fruit preserves. The supporting cast of fresh-roasted coffee from Counter Culture - who flatter us with our own coffee blend, too many types of tea, and seasonal fruits and preserves from our neighbors' gardens overflow the table. Open year round. Call for more information or check our http://www.celebritydairy.com/index.htm website.

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north carolina guide: butchers
Shepherds Ranch Angus Beef 6000 Jabo Hussey Road, Robbins, NC 27325 Tel: 336-301-2735 info@shepherdsranchangusbeef.com http://www.shepherdsranchangusbeef.com Shepherds Ranch primary goal is to optimize the production of grassfed beef in order to produce the highest quality product. To achieve this goal, we will focus on raising and producing livestock that fit the natural environment rather than artificially changing the environment to obtain a conventional product. It is our objective to have the livestock support the goals and mission of Shepherds Ranch rather than have Shepherds Ranch artificially support inefficient cattle. The following guidelines will be utilized to obtain a nutritious, healthy and sustainable consumer product. To implement and demonstrate agricultural practices that are natural, sustainable, and economically viable. To offer only the healthiest grass fed Angus beef possible. To provide beef with the best flavor and tenderness through strict herd selection. To gain and maintain consumer confidence in the integrity of our beef. To be sensitive and respectful of our natural resources. To provide the local agricultural education community with a resource to allow for students to learn sustainable natural ranching by actively participating in the process. Tomahawk Hill Farm 5840 Buffalo Ford Road, Ramseur, NC 27316 Tel: 336-301-0881 Contact: Frank Massey frank@tomahawkhillfarm.com http://www.tomahawkhillfarm.com Tomahawk Hill Farm is a small family farm near Asheboro, North Carolina. We raise grass-fed beef on the gently rolling hills of North Carolina's piedmont, on a farm that has been in the family for four generations. Tomahawk Hill Farm is a part of a growing movement to offer our community and beyond with nourishing, taste-full beef that provides the health, environmental and locale benefits that have so long been associated with family farms. Because we are small, we intimately know and care for our cows, our land, and our customers. A variety of breeds make up Tomahawk Hill Farm's herd, including Black Angus, Charolais, and Senepol, all breeds that have been cultivated over centuries for their excellent meat and their ability to thrive in the North Carolina piedmont environment. Our cows are raised for their entire lives on grass and soil that is free from chemical fertilizers and pesticides.

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north carolina guide: caterers
Bear Berry farm 49 Prarie Springs Road, Glenville, NC 28717 Tel: 828-230-4785 Contact: Donna bearfootgrandonna@yahoo.com http://www.bearfootcatering.com Bear Berry farm is a first year CSA serving Cashiers, Highlands and Glenville N.C... Started by Vegetarian Catering Company that uses local Organic food ...After relocating and finding out there were no local growers we decided to grow our own this year..A tailgate market will be open to the public on Wednesday and Saturday in Cashiers.We are currently looking for more vendors for the Farmers Market.. If you are interested in becoming a member of our CSA or being a local vendor at the market..Please Do contact us for more information.

Carolina Natural Beef 714 Frank Rector Road, Marshall, NC 28753 Tel: 828-649-0392 Contact: Hardy LeGwin

Personal Chef Wendy Perry Zebulon, NC 27597 Tel: 9194040499 Contact: Wendy Perry Wendy@WendyPerry.com http://www.wendyperry.com Wendy is a native and "green" Personal Chef offering her clients meals and parties with menus using the freshest locally produced foods whenever possible! She will "green" wedding menus too and offers "green" wedding favors. She is currently working on her new cookbook, The State of the Plate, with recipes created using products grown and produced here in NC! Wendy is a member of the "Goodness Grows In NC" program too. For additional information, please visit web site! Sage and Swift 2505 Whilden Drive, Durham, NC 27713 Tel: 919-957-7889 Fax: 919-957-7913 Contact: Amy Tornquist info.sageandswift@verizon.net http://www.sageandswift.com/ Chef Amy Tornquist, who trained at La Varenne in France, and with the legendary Bill Neal at Crook's Corner in Chapel Hill, first opened her own catering company, Sage and Swift, in 1993, then the Nasher Museum Cafe in Durham, NC in October 2005. She is known for her seasonal cooking with locally grown and produced, often organic, foods, and has been featured in Food and Wine Magazine, the News and Observer and on WUNC-TV, among others.

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Veg-In-Out Organic Bulk Meals 148 Weaverville Rd., Woodfin, NC 28804 Tel: 828-645-3336 Contact: William Najger veginoutmeals@gmail.com http://www.veginout.net We are a bulk, natural and all organic meals home delivery service that covers the Western North Carolina area. Our gourmet meals are organic, low fat, cholesterol free, vegetarian/vegan and great tasting. They come to you fresh and ready-to-eat in bulk recyclable containers ready for portioning out meal servings as you like for lunch or dinner. You get a whole week's worth of food for only $70.00.

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north carolina guide: co-ops
Chatham Marketplace 480 Hillsboro Street, Suite 320, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: (919) 542-2643 Fax: (919) 542-3613 Contact: David Dellea and Mary DeMare mary@chathammarketplace.coop http://www.chathammarketplace.com Chatham Marketplace is a co-op grocery located in Chatham Mills, an 80,000-square-foot former textile mill located just north of Pittsboro's traffic circle. Chatham Marketplace offers a full selection of organically and sustainably grown produce “ as much as possible from local growers. The market also sells a full line of sustainable grocery and dry-good products including deli, bakery, meat, bulk, dairy, vitamin and health and body care items. Chatham Marketplace is a cooperative owned by members of our community. All are welcome to become market owners by purchasing ownership shares. You do not have to be a co-op owner, however, to shop at Chatham Marketplace. Store hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week. Crosscreek Farm 2416 Nile Road, Sparta, NC 28675 Tel: 336-372-8574 Contact: Colette Nester crosscreekfarm@hotmail.com http://www.crosscreekfarmnc.com A family farm in Alleghany County, North Carolina, raising pastured hogs, free range poultry, grass-fed beef and pygmy goats. The farm sells it products at Farmers Markets in NC and VA, and has a farm store. Deep Roots Market Natural Foods Co-op 3728 Spring Garden Street, Greensboro, NC 27407 Tel: 336-292-9216 Fax: 336-292-3643 Contact: Emily Clancy deeproots2@mindspring.com http://www.deeprootsmarket.com/ Deep Roots is a natural food cooperative that has been serving the Greensboro N.C. area since 1976. We are committed to bringing our community wholesome, healthy food and supplements, as well as providing education and information about health and the environment. Hours of operation are 9am to 8pm, Monday through Saturday, and Sunday, 12pm to 7pm. Location: Deep Roots Market is located on Spring Garden Street between Holden Road and the East Wendover Avenue exit, convenient to downtown and easily accessible from all other areas of the city. Turn off Spring Garden Street onto Cranbrook Street to enter the store parking lot.

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Durham Co-op Grocery 1101 West Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC 27701 Tel: 919-490-0929 Fax: 919-403-8695 Contact: Regina Dyson info@durhamfoodcoop.org http://www.durhamfoodcoop.org The Durham Co-op Grocery is a living and dynamic institution. It is constantly being shaped through the participation of all kinds of people - new and familiar, young and old. Staff and members strive to create a shopping environment that is stimulating, creative, and, overall, friendly and welcoming to everyone. We'll hope you'll feel at home here! The co-op, which was founded in 1971, is a rather small operation specializing in bulk”the store features tons of all-natural and organic herbs, spices, nuts, grains, and more. Organic dairy products”milk, cheeses, yogurt”are available, as are locally-raised, free-range eggs. Moreover, at any one time, about 70% of all the produce is local and organic. Customers are more than welcome to place a special order for anything not carried in-store. The co-op ds not carry any meat products, although meats are available through the co-op's partnership with a local CSA. Customers can enroll in the CSA and pick up their all-natural meats at the co-op on delivery days. For more information, inquire with the store. Membership is available to all. Free membership is granted to anyone on public assistance. Discounts are available for seniors and working members. Members receive a 5% discount on all products. Hours of operation are Monday through Saturday, 10am to 8pm and Sunday, 11am to 8pm. French Broad Food Co-op 90 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801 Tel: 828-255-7650 grocery@fbfc.coop http://www.fbfc.com/ What is the French Broad Food Coop? We are a consumer-owned co-operative--a business owned by the people who work and shop here; a place where everyone makes a difference. From our days as a buying club of friends and families in 1975 to the bustling downtown storefront we have today, the Co-op has been a center for the community and a leader in healthful and natural living. The French Broad Food Co-Op is about a lot of things, but first and foremost it's about you. You own it! You shape it! You make it grow! We appreciate your commitment to us from the bottom of our hearts! Our vision at the French Broad Food Co-op is to be a transformative force in our community and world and to serve as a model of a sustainable business alternative that nurtures social and economic well-being in an environmentally sensitive manner. 9am - 9pm Mon-Sat 12pm - 8pm Sundays

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Hendersonville Community Co-op 715 Old Spartanburg Hwy., Hendersonville, NC 28792 Tel: 828-693-0505 Contact: Kelly Fain mail@hendersonville.coop http://www.hendersonville.coop Natural Foods Market and Blue Mountain Cafe. Lots of local and organic food. 100% organic produce. Great cafe with vegetarian options and hormone free meats. Lafayette Market - The Community-Owned Grocery of PO Box 1388, Fayetteville, NC 28302 Tel: 910-977-0950 Contact: Jackie Hough info@lafayettemarket.coop http://www.lafayettemarket.coop/ A community-owned grocery is coming to Fayetteville! Visit our website to learn more about how you can become involved in bringing this cooperative grocery to life in our community. Windcrest Farm 518 Greenfield Drive, Monroe, NC 28112 Tel: 704-764-7746 Contact: Mary Roberts mroberts@windcrestorganics.com http://www.windcrestorganics.com Windcrest Farm specializes in organically growing transplants, herbs, and fresh produce. We use only certified organic, non-genetically altered seeds and grow a variety of fresh produce for market as well as grow seedlings for family gardens and other market growers. In 2006, we provided over 35 varieties of heirloom tomats and pepper transplants, as well as mixed greens, herbs (plants and cut), fresh cut flowers, and specialty produce to farmer's market customers, farm friendly families, and restaurants. At Windcrest Farm we are committed to Sustainable Agriculture. Sustainable Agriculture is a broad spectrum approach to farming which not only includes natural farming methods, but encompasses social values, our rural communities, the lives of farm families, and a system to provide wholesome food for everyone. This farming system incorporates organic farming methods (growing crops without the use of chemicals, pesticides or genetically modified seeds) to produce abundant food without depleting our earth's resources or polluting the environment and uses practices to replenish and nurture our soil. Through this agricultural model we can offer you a product with superior taste and nutrition and leave future generations with fertile and uncontaminated farmland.

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Bountiful Cities Project PO Box 898, Asheville, NC 28802 Tel: 828-257-4000 ashevillebcp@gmail.com http://www.bountifulcitiesproject.org Our Mission To create, on urban land, beautiful community spaces that produce food in abundance and foster a learning environment for social justice and sustainability. Our Vision The vision of Bountiful Cities Project is to enliven and empower self-reliance, cooperation, and a stronger sense of community through providing an opportunity to grow, harvest and eat fresh, local produce. We envision community spaces that serve as models for sustainability through organic food production, water conservation, ecological building, community celebration, and cooperative economics. This vision is becoming a reality at our two flagship gardens: a permaculture-based vegetable garden on Pearson Drive in Montford and the Dr. George Washington Carver Edible Park at Stevens Lee Community Center which is home to over 30 varieties of fruit trees and an under story of berries and medicinal herbs Mountain Air Country Club 333 Clubhouse Drive, PO Box 1037, Burnsville, NC 28714 Tel: 828-682-4609 Contact: Gina Elrod and Patryk Battle mchautauqua@mountainair.com http://www.mountainaircc.com organic community garden Heirloom Varieties, Organic Fertilizers, Organic Fungicides, Organic Pesticides;Beneficial Insect Habitat, Cover Crops / Soil Building Rotations, Integrated Pest Management, No Till / Conservation Tillage;;;Direct to Stores / Restaurants; Our Farm at Richland Creek 116 Loeb Drive, Brevard, NC 28712 Tel: 828-506-6426 Fax: 541 913-7228 Contact: Shelley Heath info@ourfarmatrichlandcreek.com http://www.ourfarmatrichlandcreek.com We are the first CSA in Transylvania County, nestled in the Wester North Carolina Mountains. We will be offering 50 full share, half shares available. Aside from a wide variety or high quality, organic vegetables we will be offering workshops, classes, field trips, and volunteer opportunities. We are

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developing pasture poultry, honey bees, and beef. Please join us and help our farm grow! Seagrove Community Garden 323 N. Broad St., Seagrove, NC 27341 Tel: 336-873-9300 Contact: Tom Gray tgraypots@yahoo.com http://seagrovegarden.blogspot.com/ We believe that access to delicious, healthy, affordable, high-quality food should be the right of all humanity. Armed with the knowledge that meeting this need is best accomplished on the local level, we extend an invitation to all people groups in our vicinity to join us in this endeavor, and that we learn from each other - tolerance, compassion, respect, honor, cooperation, hospitality, and patience. Our hope and prayer is that Seagrove Community Garden becomes healing ground, a sacred space, a place where all are welcomed and encouraged, a place where people are fed and where love abounds - for the land, the garden's bounty, and for each other. With enough love, small things grow into big things. This is our vision. No matter how much time, money and space we devote to this garden, our objective remains the same - to feed the people in front of us, our neighbors, our community. As the need grows, the garden will grow along with it. SEEDS 706 Gilbert Street, Durham, NC 27701 Tel: 919-683-1197 Fax: 919-688-1249 Contact: Lucy Harris info@seedsnc.org http://www.seedsnc.org/ The SEEDS market gardens, located in downtown Durham, are managed by DIG (Durham Inner-City Gardeners), a youth-driven urban gardening program that teaches sustainable gardening, healthy business practices and responsible leadership. We grow a wide variety of annual and perennial vegetables, fruits, herbs, and cut flowers that we sell at the Durham Farmer's Market and to local restaurants.

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Chapel Hill Creamery 615 Chapel Hill Creamery Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Tel: 919-967-3757 Contact: Portia McKnight and Florence Hawley chapelhillcreamery@southerncheese.com Chapel Hill Creamery produces farmhouse cheese made from pasture-based Jersey cows. All the milk used in cheese production comes from Chapel Hill Creamery's cows; no external milk ever enters the farm. Cheeses include fresh mozzarella, Carolina Moon and New Moon (both Camembert cheeses), Hickory Grove (a fresh raw milk cheese), feta, fresh quark, and a fresh farmers' cheese. Cheeses are available for purchase from farmers' markets in Carrboro, Raleigh, and Durham and at various natural food outlets and restaurants throughout the area. Cheeses are not sold from the farm. The dairy cows are raised out on pasture and are never supplemented with unnecessary growth hormones or routine antibiotics. Antibiotics will be administered if an animal falls ill, but milk is continually tested for residues before a cow is returned to production. The creamery also raises a limited amount of pastured pork. The hogs are raised in much the same way as the dairy cows, out on pasture/woodlands, fed an all-natural feed, and never supplemented with hormones or antibiotics. Pork is usually sold by the ½.

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Ayrshire Farm 602 Friendly Pooch Lane, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-548-4196 Contact: Bill Dow http://www.carrborofarmersmarket.com/AyrshireFarm. Blueberries, produce, value-added goods, fruit, herbs, cut flowers, firewood. Selling at Carrboro Farmers Market and restaurants. We are also a part of the Mid-Chatham CSA. Always looking for bright, energetic people wanting some farming experience. Bear Berry farm 49 Prarie Springs Road, Glenville, NC 28717 Tel: 828-230-4785 Contact: Donna bearfootgrandonna@yahoo.com http://www.bearfootcatering.com Bear Berry farm is a first year CSA serving Cashiers, Highlands and Glenville N.C... Started by Vegetarian Catering Company that uses local Organic food ...After relocating and finding out there were no local growers we decided to grow our own this year..A tailgate market will be open to the public on Wednesday and Saturday in Cashiers.We are currently looking for more vendors for the Farmers Market.. If you are interested in becoming a member of our CSA or being a local vendor at the market..Please Do contact us for more information.

Beausol Gardens 139 Beausol Lane, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-545-0204 Contact: Harry LeBlanc We are a small family owned and operated farm selling mixed vegetables and cut flowers direct. We strive to be sustainable and are transitioning to biodynamic methods in addition to the organic practices we have used since our founding in 1997. We select heirloom and open pollinated varieties whenever we can. Some of our offerings include tomats, ripe peppers, lettuce, snap peas, snap beans, edamame, greens and roots. Selling at Durham Farmers Market and through our vegetable and cut-flower CSA shares. Benevolence Farm 173 Viburnum Way, Carrboro, NC 27510 Tel: 919-724-5311 Contact: Tanya Jisa, MSW info@benevolencefarm.org http://www.benevolencefarm.org/ Holistic transitional living program to transform life possibilities for women leaving prison by reducing recidivism and creating a high quality of life through development of entrepreneurship, life skills, and community participation while living and working in an environmentally sustainable environment. To

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be based on an organic farm we will grow our own food, sell at Farmers' Markets, offer a CSA, and sell to restaurants and institutions. Benevolence Farm operates as a non-profit. Black River Organic Farm 4457 Ivanhoe Road, Ivanhoe, NC 28447 Tel: 910-532-2437 Contact: Stefan Hartmann shartmann@intrstar.net http://www.blackriverorganicfarm.com/ Each season, we grow a selection of traditional and heirloom vegetables on our 16 acre certified organic farm. Our vegetables are available at several regional farmers markets, are sold wholesale to restaurants and organic produce distributors, and are distributed through our CSA program. We are a family farm, owned and operated by several generations of the Hartmann family. We live and work year round on the farm. During the height of the season we work along with the seasonal farm staff to harvest our crops every week. We pack and ship with care and speed to deliver our products from the field to your table at their peak of flavor and freshness. We hope you'll consider joining our CSA. If you like to eat healthy, delicious, nutritious food as much as we do, we think you'll be glad you did. Carlea Farms 36188C Esther Road, Millningport, NC 28127 Tel: 704-463-1882 Contact: Carl and Leah Wagner cwag@ctc.net http://www.carleafarms.com/ We are a family owned and operated farm located in Millingport, NC about 38 miles northeast of Charlotte in Stanly County. We are an all-natural farm, we use no harmful chemicals in order to provide the highest quality produce to keep you and your family healthy and happy. Carlea Farms is the product of a lot of hard work by Carl, Leah, Chet and Jennie Wagner. Carlea farms began many years ago as a hobby and has grown into a thriving, self-sustaining farm with the single goal of providing locally-grown, all-natural, high-quality produce for local families. We began selling at the Matthews Farmer's Market several years ago because we loved the fact that all of the Market's produce must be locally grown. Everything we sell is hand picked within days of going to market to ensure the ultimate freshness. Castle Rock Gardens PO Box 851, Carrboro, NC 27510 Tel: (919) 545-0802 Contact: Patrick Walsh and Ristin Cooks patrickwalsh@peoplepc.com We grow a wide range of vegetables, with an emphasis on heirlooms and varieties selected for

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superior flavor. We rely on rotation of free roaming chickens to supply our fertility. You can buy our produce, eggs, and chicken at the Carrboro Farmer's Market on Wednesdays and Saturdays. For our Raleigh customers we offer a 25 week CSA. "No Herbicides, No Pesticides, Nothing Icky!" Cedar Rock Farm 5399 NC Highway 56 East, Castalia, NC 27816 Tel: 919-853-2753 Contact: Tamera and Dean Sergent chief27816@msn.com http://www.cedarrockfarm.net/ Shiitake mushrooms, produce, free-range eggs, wild blackberries, soaps, and all-natural dip mixes Creeksong Farm 2901 West Brushy Fork Road, Zionville, NC 28698 Tel: 336-385-6302 Fax: 336-385-6302 Contact: Jeff, Bettie, and Will Thomas creeksongfarm@gmail.com http://www.creeksongfarm.com/ Creeksong Farm is a family farm supporting 2 generations of farmers in Ashe County. We have used sustainable methods including organic fertilizers, cover crops, and crop rotation since 1979. We grow 150 varieties of vegetables, herbs, and flowers. In 2008 we are offering vegetables, pasture raised beef, eggs, and herbal products at the Watauga County Farmers' Market in Boone. Double T Farm 13246 Cleveland School Road, Garner, NC 27529 Tel: 919-215-8915 Contact: Tom Kumpf and Theresa Ryan http://www.double-t-farm.com/ Double-T Farm is a small scale, sustainably run market garden. We use organic methods with the goal of becoming USDA Certified Organic. Currently, we grow a wide range of vegetables for fresh markets, restaurants, and local CSA members. We also grow fruits such as strawberries, blueberries, and figs. We constantly look for other crops to grow, and flowers are one we will be exploring over the next few years. Elysian Fields Farm 5925 Oakley Road, Cedar Grove , NC 27231 Tel: 919-732-8980 Contact: Elise Margoles effarm@earthlink.net http://www.elysianfarm.com/ Vegetables, fruits and pork. H and H Organic Farms 5328 Collingswood Drive, Raleigh, NC 27609 Tel: 252-459-8983

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Fax: 919-783-9245 Contact: Tom and Trish Hewitt H-H-OrganicFarms@nc.rr.com http://www.ncagr.gov/ncproducts/ShowSite.asp?ID=17 Produce, cut flowers, herbs, garden building, and consultation. We practice the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) model of direct marketing our farm's produce to socially responsible and health conscious local consumers, like you! Certified organic produce, herbs and cut flowers. Garden building from square footers to total landscape, plant-scapes for offices. CSA memberships available. Harland's Creek Farm 97 Plantation Drive, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-542-4607 Contact: Judith Lessler, Ph.D judy.lessler@gmail.com http://www.harlands-creek-farm.com Produce, herbs, and flowers are sold at the Durham Farmer's Market and through a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). To subscribe please see the subscription tab on the web site. Flower subscriptions are also available. We also sell to restaurants and host on-farm events such as weddings, bar mitzvahs, etc. Hilltop Farms 6612 Kennebec Road, Willow Springs, NC 27592 Tel: 919-618-5601 Contact: Fred and Virginia Miller info@hilltopfarms.org http://www.hilltopfarms.org/ We are a certified organic produce farm, adhering to standard organic practices and sustainable agricultural methods. We continue yearly to convert conventionally farmed family tobacco lands into organic fields. Our CSA delivers to Raleigh and Cary and we operate a farm stand, pick-your own organic strawberry operation, and welcome farm tours here in Willow Springs in southern Wake Co. Kellam-Wyatt Farm 731 N Rogers Lane, Raleigh, NC 27610 Tel: 919-231-2827 Contact: Robert Kellam and Susan Wyatt bob_kellam@msn.com Located on the eastern edge of Raleigh, off Business 64 East. 60 acres. Gardening organically and sustainably since 1970. In 2004, formed a cooperative to provide fruits and vegetables to subscribers. Grow 40 varieties of produce ranging from greens, tomats, corn, squash, beans, okra, and cucumbers to strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and muscadine grapes. Know Your Farms - Local Food Club PO Box 1361, Davidson, NC 28036 info@knowyourfarms.com http://www.knowyourfarms.com

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The Local Food Club provides individuals and families with access to locally-produced food year-round. Members place orders for food from participating farms. The food is collected from the farms and dropped at central distribution locations for members to pick up. Join hundreds of people in the Charlotte, NC area enjoying fresh food from local farms through our service! Laughing Owl Farm 28016 Ryan Road, Richfield, NC 28137 Tel: 704-463-1555 Contact: Dean and Jenifer Mullis We have been engaged in organic market gardening since 1989. Salad crops, along with garlic and potats, are our main vegetable enterprises. We also offer seasonal pasture-raised broilers late Spring through Fall and pastured turkeys once a year fresh for Thanksgiving. Maple Spring Gardens 9812 Allison Road, Cedar Grove, NC 27231 Tel: (336) 562-5719 Contact: Ken Dawson and Libby Outlaw maple.spring.gardens@embarqmail.com http://www.maplespringgardens.com/ Maple Spring Gardens is a family owned and operated farm in northwestern Orange County, North Carolina, about 20 miles from Chapel Hill. We raise about 80 different varieties of vegetables, cut flowers and small fruits for sale to local markets. Our produce is available at the Carrboro Farmers Market and Durham Farmers Markets throughout the season, and by subscription through our CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). Maverick Farms 410 Justus Road, Valle Crucis, NC 28604 Tel: 828-963-4656 info@maverickfarms.com Maverick Farms is an educational non-profit farm dedicated to promoting family farming as a community resource and reconnecting local food networks. Maverick Farms formed in spring 2004 to preserve a small farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, an area under intense pressure from development. It operates as an open laboratory, experimenting with human-scale farming techniques and traditional food preparation. Maverick Farms works to reclaim the pleasures of eating and sharing meals in a culture overrun by industrial agriculture and flavorless food. The project arose out of Springhouse Farm, which for 30 years sold hand-picked vegetables to local restaurants. Maverick Farms is continuing with that tradition while embarking on new education and outreach projects to connect local food producers and consumers. In our monthly (http://www.maverickfarms.com/farm-dinners.html" farm dinners we apply traditional cooking techniques to the best locally grown beyond-organic ingredients we can find. Our own farm supplies most of the produce; other local growers fill in the gaps when possible. Guests are also welcome at our two-story, 125-year-old

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"http://www.maverickfarms.com/agritourism.html" farmhouse with a wrap-around porch overlooking a creek, a chicken coop, vegetable gardens, and orchards. Guests may play the concert grand piano, borrow books from the libraries, play badminton, and help harvest herbs, fruit, and vegetables from the gardens. Guests will experience the hustle and bustle of life on a working farm, as well as the relaxed atmosphere we strive to create. Each comfortable guest room is private and most have reading chairs and desks. There are many sitting areas around the farmhouse and yard to rest and have conversation (including hammocks by the creek). One of the farm members, Sara Safransky, is a certified yoga instructor, and offers private yoga classes geared to any level. Breakfasts are made available and feature selections composed entirely of all-natural, locally-raised products. Two rooms are available to guests, and the creek and chickens can be heard in the background. Prices, which are listed on the Maverick Farm "http://www.maverickfarms.com/agritourism.html" website, are for short visits; (mailto:info@maverickfarms.com" contact us about discounts for longer stays. Meadowbright Farm 323 Old Express Road, Louisburg, NC 27549 Tel: 919-496-3097 Contact: Sheryl and Ed Munt meadowbrightfarm@hotmail.com Bright meadows bring forth vegetables, fruits, flowers and herbs. In the pasture happy chickens produce free-range eggs and Thanksgiving turkeys grow plump (put your order in early!). In the woods shiitake mushrooms grow on specially prepared logs. Purchase direct from the farm, Farmers' Market or our CSA. Moretz Mountain Orchard 2820 Big Hill Road, Boone, NC 28607 Tel: 828-264-3424 Contact: Bill Moretz http://wataugacountyfarmersmarket.org/lists/bill_moretz Call for availability of apples and other fruits, nuts, honey, produce, herbs, preserves, apple trees and perennials. Mustard Seed Gardens 639 Arrowhead Loop, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-542-4449 Contact: Chris and Eric Stonehouse Offerings include seasonal vegetables, fruit, herbs and cut flowers - all grown without the use of synthetic fertilizers or chemicals. Emphasis is placed on the use of heirloom vegetables and starting plants from seed for increased variety and flavor. Sales are direct-to-consumer through both a 22-week CSA and at the Pittsboro Farmers' Market. Season runs April thru October. New Town Farms 4610 New Town Road, Waxhaw, NC 28173 Tel: 704-534-5582

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Contact: Sammy and Melinda Koenigsberg We are a small family farm in operation since 1990. Growing on five acres, we focus on the soil and the art of growing vegetables. We also offer free-range chicken, pastured pork, and turkey. Oakley Laurel Farm 1320 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC 28401 Tel: 910-251-3732 Contact: Robb Prichard I raise horses and use their composted manure for my 1/4 acre garden. My small CSA has a fall season and a spring season, each of 13 weeks. I cover crop / green manure in the summer, to build up soil for cool weather vegetables and use only OMRI-approved pesticides and fertilizers. Our Farm at Richland Creek 116 Loeb Drive, Brevard, NC 28712 Tel: 828-506-6426 Fax: 541 913-7228 Contact: Shelley Heath info@ourfarmatrichlandcreek.com http://www.ourfarmatrichlandcreek.com We are the first CSA in Transylvania County, nestled in the Wester North Carolina Mountains. We will be offering 50 full share, half shares available. Aside from a wide variety or high quality, organic vegetables we will be offering workshops, classes, field trips, and volunteer opportunities. We are developing pasture poultry, honey bees, and beef. Please join us and help our farm grow! Piedmont Biofarm 78 Coyote Run, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-444-9680 Contact: Doug Jones piedmontbiofarms@yahoo.com http://www.biofuels.coop/csa/ Our farm is located next to Piedmont Biofuels Industrial. We grow vegetables year-round, using season extension techniques, marketing almost as much in winter as in summer. We grow a lot of vegetable seed, and sell some, especially seed garlic. Our on-farm research includes extensive variety trials and plant breeding, with a special focus on peppers and brassicas. Poplar Ridge Farm 1619 Waxhaw Indian Trails Rd. S., Waxhaw, NC 28173 Tel: 704-843-5744 Fax: 704-843-0143 Contact: Marianne Battistone and Philip Norwood poplarridgefarm@att.net http://www.poplarridgefarmnc.com We are a small family owned and managed farm that offers four types of CSA memberships. One can sign up for participation in a Produce and Herb, Flower, Poultry/Eggs/Bread or Pork CSA. Shareholders may pick up at the farm or choose to have delivery every Wednesday, 2-6pm. Many

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varieties of vegetables and flowers are grown. Flowers can be purchased by the stem or in bouquets. We offer recipes, tours, special events and classes. Established in 1994, we maintain strict organic farming methods. CSA Membership applications are due February 1st of each year and can be obtained, by request, through our website. Poppy's Knob Farm 215 Hubert Norris Rd, Boone, NC 28607 Tel: 828-265-0432 Contact: Cynthia Lowrance poppysknobfarm@bellsouth.net http://www.poppysknobfarm.com Poppy's Knob is a small family farm and garden owned and operated by Jeff and Cynthia Lowrance and our two sons Mason and Caleb. We are located in the Western North Carolina Appalachian Mountains just out side of Boone, NC. We raise a variety of garden vegetables, free range poultry and eggs, pork, and Jersey cattle. We strive to be good stewards of the land by maintaining and enhancing soil, water and air quality through sustainable farming practices. Our crops are grown without synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, or herbicides. We use compost, cover crops, mulching and crop rotation to encourage healthy soil and plants and to build long term fertility. Our livestock is raised humanely, on rotated pasture without the use of hormones, anibiotics or any other unnecessary chemicals. They are free to graze, root and socialize which makes for a happier, healthier, superior meat product. Our goal is to always provide the highest quality products to all of our customers.

Star Barn Csa 1006 Jay Shambley Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-428-3572 Contact: Farrell Moose starbarncsa@gmail.com The Star Barn is a small family farm and garden operated by Emily Lancaster and Farrell Moose. We are located near Pittsboro, NC. We raise produce, pastured poultry, eggs, and Black Angus cattle for market and our CSA. Star Barn CSA 2009 Our CSA season begins Friday, May 1st and closes October 16th. Our goal is to provide a wide variety of vegetables while also including them in a quantity that allows them to be a meaningful addition to your diet. Each box includes a selection of vegetables along with herbs, cut flowers and fruit (when in season). We go to great lengths to adhere to organic and sustainable prinls of farming and use no pesticides or chemical fertilizers. Our laying hens live in family groups on pasture and our production practices are Animal Welfare Approved. In order to minimize waste we build the box you receive and handcraft many of the containers that carry your fare.

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Star Barn Csa 1006 Jay Shambley Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-428-3572 Contact: Farrell Moose starbarncsa@gmail.com The Star Barn is a small family farm and garden operated by Emily Lancaster and Farrell Moose. We are located near Pittsboro, NC. We raise produce, pastured poultry, eggs, and Black Angus cattle for market and our CSA.

Our CSA season begins Friday, May 1st and closes October 16th. Our goal is to provide a wide variety of vegetables while also including them in a quantity that allows them to be a meaningful addition to your diet. Each box includes a selection of vegetables along with herbs, cut flowers and fruit (when in season). We go to great lengths to adhere to organic and sustainable prinls of farming and use no pesticides or chemical fertilizers. Our laying hens live in family groups on pasture and our production practices are Animal Welfare Approved. In order to minimize waste we build the box you receive and handcraft many of the containers that carry your fare. Timberwood Organics 4619 Timberwood Trail, Efland, NC 27243 Tel: 919-563-9464 Contact: Ray and Maria Christopher www.timberwoodorganics.com http://TW_Organics@mebtel.net Certified since 1992, we are a North Carolina renowned organic farm. Since 2000 our CSA with the unique feature of home delivery serves over 150 families in the Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Durham, Elon, and Hillsborough areas. Beginning mid April and ending around Thanksgiving, our seasons abound with nearly 40 selected vegetables and herbs. For details please visit www.TimberwoodOrganics.com. Selling at Carrboro Farmers Market and Hillsborough Farmers Market. Turtle Run 5776 Rumley Road, Graham, NC 27253 Tel: 336-376-3313 Contact: Kim and Kevin Meehan http://www.useyerfoot.com/ Turtle Run is a small organic farm in the historic village of Saxapahaw near Chapel Hill. 2005 will see the first full scale production year of our delicious tomato we call "Little Cherokee". Turtle Run is also the home of the legendary "use-yer-foot" handwash machine. Selling at Carrboro Farmers Market. Vegenui Garden 402 Carver Mtn Valley, Sylva, NC 28779 Tel: 828-586-5478 Contact: Ronald and Catherine Arps Operating as a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) garden, where shareholders receive a

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broad range of vegetables at their bi-weekly pick-ups at the garden, with flowers and herbs available for them to pick up. Many unusual varieties of vegetables are grown using organic-farming methods.

Weather Hand Farm 5934 Weatherly Drive, Pleasant Garden, NC 27313 Tel: 336-685-4800 Contact: Sharon Weatherly & John Handler weatherhand@aol.com We are a small farm in progress. We are going into our 4th year growing and selling at farmers markets. We produce naturally-grown vegetables, cut flowers, and pastured chicken for meat. While not certified organic, we raise all of our products under organic principles. The vegetables, which are sold primarily through the farm's CSA program and area farmers markets, are available March through December. The chicken is generally available from April to Thanksgiving and is sold from the farm whole and in parts. Customers hoping to pick up chicken at a specific time should call and place an order at least two weeks ahead, as the chickens are sold at two local farmers' markets and availability will vary. Roaming out on pasture, the chickens only receive a small amount of grain as grasses and insects compose the basis of their diet. Contact the farm for CSA details. Windcrest Farm 518 Greenfield Drive, Monroe, NC 28112 Tel: 704-764-7746 Contact: Mary Roberts mroberts@windcrestorganics.com http://www.windcrestorganics.com Windcrest Farm specializes in organically growing transplants, herbs, and fresh produce. We use only certified organic, non-genetically altered seeds and grow a variety of fresh produce for market as well as grow seedlings for family gardens and other market growers. In 2006, we provided over 35 varieties of heirloom tomats and pepper transplants, as well as mixed greens, herbs (plants and cut), fresh cut flowers, and specialty produce to farmer's market customers, farm friendly families, and restaurants. At Windcrest Farm we are committed to Sustainable Agriculture. Sustainable Agriculture is a broad spectrum approach to farming which not only includes natural farming methods, but encompasses social values, our rural communities, the lives of farm families, and a system to provide wholesome food for everyone. This farming system incorporates organic farming methods (growing crops without the use of chemicals, pesticides or genetically modified seeds) to produce abundant food without depleting our earth's resources or polluting the environment and uses practices to replenish and nurture our soil. Through this agricultural model we can offer you a product with superior taste and nutrition and leave future generations with fertile and uncontaminated farmland. Wiseacre Farm 3396 Alston Chapel Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312

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Tel: 919-542-4288 Contact: Laurie Heise and John Graybeal laurieheise@mindspring.com Vegetables, herbs, bedding plants in the spring, and occasionally fruits. Wiseacre Farm has a small herd of Milking Devon cattle, a breed which is protected by the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy. (The Milking Devon breed is listed under “critical” status, with an estimated global population below 2,000.) Our produce is for sale at the Saturday Carrboro Farmers' Market and through the Mid-Chatham Farmers Alliance CSA.

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Appalachian State University 255 NC Norris Road, Boone, NC 28607 Tel: 828-231-4832 Contact: Marc Williams http://www.appstate.edu Other livestock inputs: slop weeds Arthur Morgan School 60 AMS Circle, Burnsville, NC 28714 Tel: 828-675-4262 Fax: 828-675-0003 Contact: Tal Galton info@arthurmorganschool.org http://www.arthurmorganschool.org/ Organic vegetables, fruits and herbs, pasture raised eggs and turkeys, Shiitake mushrooms. Boarding school for 7th-9th grade; focus on community living, non-violent conflict resolution, land stewardship, and academics. Healing Savvy 624 Upper Grassy Branch Road, Asheville, NC 28805 Tel: 828-299-1479 Contact: Sandi Ford healingsavvy@hotmail.com Healing Savvy is a small scale educational and production garden featuring edible, medicinal, and native plants. We offer guided medicinal plant walks and teach classes on holistic health including medicine making, cooking with wild and other healing foods, and landscaping with edible and medicinal plants. We also offer holistic herbal and life style consultations, handcrafted tinctures, salves, and oils, including custom formulas for specific concerns, specializing in working with people with chronic health issues. Long Branch Environmental Education Center P.O. Box 369, Leicester, NC 28748 Tel: 828-683-3662 Contact: Paul Gallimore and Sara Martin paulg@buncombe.main.nc.us http://www.longbrancheec.org/ We offer organicially grown heritage variety red raspberries, blueberries, wineberries, thornless blackberries, strawberries, heirloom variety apples, also plants/trees for sale, including all the above, and backcrossed hybrids of American Chestnut, Persimmons, Mulberry, and Hackberry. Brook trout to for U-Catch! Open every day 9 a.m. to dark. Please call ahead for directions. Hiking trails through protected wildlife habitat and ecological sanctuary to 5,152 ft. Big Sandy Mush Bald. Solar energy demos, working examples of appropriate technology. Maverick Farms 410 Justus Road, Valle Crucis, NC 28604 Tel: 828-963-4656

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info@maverickfarms.com Maverick Farms is an educational non-profit farm dedicated to promoting family farming as a community resource and reconnecting local food networks. Maverick Farms formed in spring 2004 to preserve a small farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, an area under intense pressure from development. It operates as an open laboratory, experimenting with human-scale farming techniques and traditional food preparation. Maverick Farms works to reclaim the pleasures of eating and sharing meals in a culture overrun by industrial agriculture and flavorless food. The project arose out of Springhouse Farm, which for 30 years sold hand-picked vegetables to local restaurants. Maverick Farms is continuing with that tradition while embarking on new education and outreach projects to connect local food producers and consumers. In our monthly (http://www.maverickfarms.com/farm-dinners.html" farm dinners we apply traditional cooking techniques to the best locally grown beyond-organic ingredients we can find. Our own farm supplies most of the produce; other local growers fill in the gaps when possible. Guests are also welcome at our two-story, 125-year-old "http://www.maverickfarms.com/agritourism.html" farmhouse with a wrap-around porch overlooking a creek, a chicken coop, vegetable gardens, and orchards. Guests may play the concert grand piano, borrow books from the libraries, play badminton, and help harvest herbs, fruit, and vegetables from the gardens. Guests will experience the hustle and bustle of life on a working farm, as well as the relaxed atmosphere we strive to create. Each comfortable guest room is private and most have reading chairs and desks. There are many sitting areas around the farmhouse and yard to rest and have conversation (including hammocks by the creek). One of the farm members, Sara Safransky, is a certified yoga instructor, and offers private yoga classes geared to any level. Breakfasts are made available and feature selections composed entirely of all-natural, locally-raised products. Two rooms are available to guests, and the creek and chickens can be heard in the background. Prices, which are listed on the Maverick Farm "http://www.maverickfarms.com/agritourism.html" website, are for short visits; (mailto:info@maverickfarms.com" contact us about discounts for longer stays. NCSU Dept of Plant Pathology NCSU Box 7616, Raleigh, NC 27695 Tel: 919-515-3257 Contact: Dr. Jean Ristaino http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/plantpath/ Professor, plant pathology, soil-borne pathogens, organic agriculture, phytophthora diseases, soil biodiversity Our Farm at Richland Creek 116 Loeb Drive, Brevard, NC 28712 Tel: 828-506-6426 Fax: 541 913-7228

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Contact: Shelley Heath info@ourfarmatrichlandcreek.com http://www.ourfarmatrichlandcreek.com We are the first CSA in Transylvania County, nestled in the Wester North Carolina Mountains. We will be offering 50 full share, half shares available. Aside from a wide variety or high quality, organic vegetables we will be offering workshops, classes, field trips, and volunteer opportunities. We are developing pasture poultry, honey bees, and beef. Please join us and help our farm grow! Pickards Mountain Eco-Institute 8300 Pickards Meadow, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Tel: 919-619-5475 pickardsmountain@gmail.com http://www.pickardsmountain.org/ Pickards Mountain Eco-Institute works towards "practical solutions to environmental crisis". Located on 350 acres of land in Piedmont, the institute houses an organic garden that feeds 25 families through a CSA every year. The institute also offers a wide range of programs for children, teens and adults from lectures on sustainability to summer camps for children and internships for teens and college students. Piedmont Biofuels PO Box 661, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-321-8260 Contact: Rachel Burton, Lyle Estill and Matt Rudolph http://www.biofuels.coop At Piedmont Biofuels our coop members make biodiesel in Moncure where we run a farm incubator, internship program, and demonstrate green building and renewable energy strategies. We build farm-scale processors for people to produce their own biodiesel. We also distribute locally produced B100 biodiesel throughout central North Carolina from our Industrial plant in Pittsboro, NC. We provide a variety of classes, workshops, tours, speeches, and conferences on sustainable biodiesel production, fuel quality, and energy policy. We also provide free public tours of our farm-scale biodiesel plant every Sunday at 1pm. See www.biofuels.coop for more information. SEEDS 706 Gilbert Street, Durham, NC 27701 Tel: 919-683-1197 Fax: 919-688-1249 Contact: Lucy Harris info@seedsnc.org http://www.seedsnc.org/ The SEEDS market gardens, located in downtown Durham, are managed by DIG (Durham Inner-City Gardeners), a youth-driven urban gardening program that teaches sustainable gardening, healthy business practices and responsible leadership. We grow a wide variety of annual and perennial vegetables, fruits, herbs, and cut flowers that we sell at the Durham Farmer's Market and to local restaurants. Shepherds Ranch Angus Beef

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6000 Jabo Hussey Road, Robbins, NC 27325 Tel: 336-301-2735 info@shepherdsranchangusbeef.com http://www.shepherdsranchangusbeef.com Shepherds Ranch primary goal is to optimize the production of grassfed beef in order to produce the highest quality product. To achieve this goal, we will focus on raising and producing livestock that fit the natural environment rather than artificially changing the environment to obtain a conventional product. It is our objective to have the livestock support the goals and mission of Shepherds Ranch rather than have Shepherds Ranch artificially support inefficient cattle. The following guidelines will be utilized to obtain a nutritious, healthy and sustainable consumer product. To implement and demonstrate agricultural practices that are natural, sustainable, and economically viable. To offer only the healthiest grass fed Angus beef possible. To provide beef with the best flavor and tenderness through strict herd selection. To gain and maintain consumer confidence in the integrity of our beef. To be sensitive and respectful of our natural resources. To provide the local agricultural education community with a resource to allow for students to learn sustainable natural ranching by actively participating in the process. Spence's Community Educational Farm 6407 Mill House Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Tel: 919-968-8581 Fax: 919-968-7618 Contact: Spence Dickinson spencesfarm@aol.com http://www.spencesfarm.com/home.html Children's Educational Farm - after school and summer camps, Morgan horses and riding programs. Also enrichment and homeschool classes in pottery, woodworking, and farm experience. Facilities and staff available for birthday parties, field trips, group functions. Sustainable Farming Program Central Carolina Commu 764 West Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-542-6495 ext. 229 Fax: 919-545-0569 Contact: Robin Kohanowich Organic management, certification in process. Intensive, year-round cultivation growing a whole range of vegetable crops, blueberries, strawberries and new in 2007, pasture-based chickens. http://www.cccc.edu/curriculum/majors/sustainableagriculture/ Warren Wilson College Garden WWC Box 6255, P.O. Box 9000, Asheville, NC 28815 Tel: 828-771-3014 Contact: Chase Hubbard http://www.warren-wilson.edu/~farm/

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The Warren Wilson College Farm is located in the Swannanoa Valley 10 miles east of downtown Asheville. We are a 275-acre mixed crop and livestock farm and raise grass-finished beef and pasture-raised pork. Our grains are grown here on the farm. Meat sales in Spring and Fall. Other crop inputs: compost. Windcrest Farm 518 Greenfield Drive, Monroe, NC 28112 Tel: 704-764-7746 Contact: Mary Roberts mroberts@windcrestorganics.com http://www.windcrestorganics.com Windcrest Farm specializes in organically growing transplants, herbs, and fresh produce. We use only certified organic, non-genetically altered seeds and grow a variety of fresh produce for market as well as grow seedlings for family gardens and other market growers. In 2006, we provided over 35 varieties of heirloom tomats and pepper transplants, as well as mixed greens, herbs (plants and cut), fresh cut flowers, and specialty produce to farmer's market customers, farm friendly families, and restaurants. At Windcrest Farm we are committed to Sustainable Agriculture. Sustainable Agriculture is a broad spectrum approach to farming which not only includes natural farming methods, but encompasses social values, our rural communities, the lives of farm families, and a system to provide wholesome food for everyone. This farming system incorporates organic farming methods (growing crops without the use of chemicals, pesticides or genetically modified seeds) to produce abundant food without depleting our earth's resources or polluting the environment and uses practices to replenish and nurture our soil. Through this agricultural model we can offer you a product with superior taste and nutrition and leave future generations with fertile and uncontaminated farmland.

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'R Garden So. Glenburnie Rd, New Bern, NC 28560 www.plantnpick@rgarden.com http://www.rgardennb.com We are a small family owned and operated market farm growing mainly vegetables for our on-site vegetable stand and the local farmers market. We also grow vegetable bedding plants, herb plants, and mostly annual flowering plants. 'R Garde will now be at the market every weekend. We should soon have some lettuces, broccoli, cabbage, collards & more. Garden News After the first good frost is the time to start getting your collards from the farm. If you are looking for an extremely large amount call ahead and we can start getting them ready for you. Fall bedding plants are now ready. Give us a call (252.637.4172) to be sure we are there. Fall vegetables are cabbage, collards, lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts, radicchio. 'Tween Towns Farm 546 Walnut Grove Road, Oxford, NC 27565 Tel: 919-693-8591 Fax: 919-693-8591 Contact: Bishku Family Blueberries, vegetables, tree fruits, and flowers. Pick-your-own blueberries July 1st to about August 15th, Tues-Fri 7-11, Sat 7-4, closed Sunday and Monday. Selling at the Carrboro farmers market. Allied Organic Farm 609 Whitmore Road, Hurdle Mills, NC 27541 Tel: 336-364-1253 Contact: Tom and Linda Savage Our goal is to grow "Healthy Foods for Healthy Living" without sacrificing quality for the hard work and efforts required to do so. Our aim is to be an asset to our environment and those around us. Eat healthy and grow with us! Appalachian State University 255 NC Norris Road, Boone, NC 28607 Tel: 828-231-4832 Contact: Marc Williams http://www.appstate.edu Other livestock inputs: slop weeds Apple Orchard Farm 640 Mariposa Road, Stanley, NC 28164 Tel: 704-718-4923 Contact: Arthur Duckworth appleorchardfarm@bellsouth.net

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http://www.ncagr.gov/ncproducts/ShowSite.asp?ID=23 We are a Certified NC Farm Market and a NC Certified Meat Handler. We produce all natural beef and pork meats, honey, jams and farm produce and sell directly to the public at our roadside stand. We produce to the "Goodness Grows in NC" standard and use no hormones, steroids, antibiotics, or other harmful chemicals. Avillion Farm 4737 Shanklin's Dead End Road, Efland, NC 27243 Tel: 919-541-0043 Contact: Elaina Kenyon http://www.avillionfarm.com/ (by appointment) raw fleeces, yarns, blended fibers for spinning, angora goats, angora rabbits, shetland sheep, yarn (wool, mohair, angora), rabbit meat) Ayrshire Farm 602 Friendly Pooch Lane, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-548-4196 Contact: Bill Dow http://www.carrborofarmersmarket.com/AyrshireFarm. Blueberries, produce, value-added goods, fruit, herbs, cut flowers, firewood. Selling at Carrboro Farmers Market and restaurants. We are also a part of the Mid-Chatham CSA. Always looking for bright, energetic people wanting some farming experience. Back Woods Family Farm 4269 Mt. Gilead Church Road, Sophia, NC 27350 Tel: 336-861-7394 Contact: Wesley and Claudia Peterson backwoodsfamilyfarm@yahoo.com http://www.geocities.com/backwoodsfamilyfarm/farmpage.html

Baldwin Family Farms 5341 NC Hwy 86 South, Yanceyville, NC 27379 Tel: 336-694-4218 Fax: 336-694-1948 Contact: Mac, Peggy and Craig Baldwin vmac@baldwincharolais.com http://www.baldwinfamilyfarms.com Baldwin Family Farms is a unique family operated beef farm on the beautiful green rolling hills of historic and pristine Caswell County, NC. The farm produces registered Charolais cattle and Baldwin Charolais Beef. Our mission is to serve people with a delicious, pasture-based, all-natural BEEF. Our objective is to offer beef that is extra lean and tender with real health benefits. Our beef is antibiotic and hormone free and minimally processed with no additives under strict USDA inspections. We offer a full assortment of kitchen-ready cuts, conveniently boxed and frozen for farm-pickup or internet

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shipment. It is available in Restaurants, Organic Markets, On-Farm Beef Outlet, farmers' markets and online at www.baldwinbeef.com and www.baldwingrassfedbeef.com. Baucom's Best 1002 Baucom Road, Monroe, NC 28110 Tel: 704-254-0742 Contact: Milton and Harriet Baucom info@baucomsbest.com http://www.baucomsbest.com/ Baucom's Best 100% Grassfed Beef is raised exclusively on the Baucom Family Farm located just outside the Charlotte-Metropolitan area in rural Union County. We can guarantee that our Black Angus cattle are fed no grain or animal by-products and are raised in a healthy and humane environment. Our pastures are never sprayed with chemical fertilizers or pesticides. Baucom's Best Grass Fed Beef is hormone and anitbiotic free, high in CLA, Omega-3, and Vitamins A and E and is lower in fat and calories than conventional beef. Baucom's Best beef is available year-round and can be purchased on line, to be shipped, delivered or picked up at our family farm. Visa and Mastercard accepted. Bear Foot Farm 2922 NC 118, Grifton, NC 28530 Bearfootfarmnc@aol.com http://hometown.aol.com/bearfootfarmnc/index.html Raising Registered Dorper Sheep for both meat lambs and breeding stock. Pasture raised lambs free of hormones and antibiotics. Beausol Gardens 139 Beausol Lane, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-545-0204 Contact: Harry LeBlanc We are a small family owned and operated farm selling mixed vegetables and cut flowers direct. We strive to be sustainable and are transitioning to biodynamic methods in addition to the organic practices we have used since our founding in 1997. We select heirloom and open pollinated varieties whenever we can. Some of our offerings include tomats, ripe peppers, lettuce, snap peas, snap beans, edamame, greens and roots. Selling at Durham Farmers Market and through our vegetable and cut-flower CSA shares. Bee Log Garlic & Flower Farm 1393 Bald Mountain Road, Burnsville, NC 28714 Tel: 828-682-0601 Contact: Melissa Will and Robert Thompson We specialize in premium garlic and cut flowers. Also grown are tomats and sweet peppers. This year we will have plenty of seed garlic for sale. We also grow 12 different peppers, tomats, greens, salad mix, and baby carrots. We sell at the Yancey County Farmers' Market and the West Asheville Tailgate Market. Our farm is Certified Naturally Grown and organic (uncertified).

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We welcome visitors to our farm. Please call first. Farm tours available upon request. Bee Log Berries & Produce 90 Hensley Branch Road, Burnsville, NC 28714 Tel: 828-682-4060 Contact: Robin Smith robinksmith@verizon.net Our small family farm is located in Yancey County, NC. We grow using organic practices and are Certified Naturally Grown. Our farm offers a large variety of seasonal heirloom vegetables and berries which we sell at the Yancey County Farmers' Market and to area restaurants. Benevolence Farm 173 Viburnum Way, Carrboro, NC 27510 Tel: 919-724-5311 Contact: Tanya Jisa, MSW info@benevolencefarm.org http://www.benevolencefarm.org/ Holistic transitional living program to transform life possibilities for women leaving prison by reducing recidivism and creating a high quality of life through development of entrepreneurship, life skills, and community participation while living and working in an environmentally sustainable environment. To be based on an organic farm we will grow our own food, sell at Farmers' Markets, offer a CSA, and sell to restaurants and institutions. Benevolence Farm operates as a non-profit. Betty's Bloomers 504 Santee Road, Durham, NC 27704 Tel: 919-596-0380 Contact: Betty and Clark Thomas http://bettysbloomers.com/ Cut flowers, bedding plants, produce, herbs and perrenials sustainably grown and sold at Wake Forest Farmers Market May through October. Big Horse Creek Farm PO Box 70, Lansing, NC 28643 Tel: 336-384-1134 Contact: Ron and Suzanne Joyner Oldapple@bighorsecreekfarm.com http://www.bighorsecreekfarm.com/ We specialize in the collection and propagation of antique and heirloom apple trees. Over 300 apple varieties are offered on dwarf and semi-dwarf rootstock. One year old apple trees are available for purchase through our website or at the Ashe Co. Farmers Market April through October, where we also sell organic gourmet garlic and other produce. Big Oak Farm 2749 Sherrill Cove Way, Lincoln County, NC 28037 Tel: 704-785-0038 Contact: Mike Smith

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mikesmith1859@yahoo.com Located in Cabarrus County, just outside of Charlotte, Big Oak Farm is a small, sustainable farm that's been in the family for over 100 years. I am a third generation farmer who has, like my father and grandfather, practiced consciensious and sustainable farming methods. Our beef is a product of our cattle. We have never used growth stimulants, hormones, or pesticides. Moreover, we do not routinely use antibiotics and the feed program meets the criteria for feeds for Laura's Lean Beef. Big Oaks Natural Farm 3124 Old Pageland-Monroe Road, Monroe, NC 28112 Tel: 704-764-5616 Contact: Fred and Judy Mundie We are a small farm. We use organic practices but are not certified. We sell retail only from the farm and at Matthews Farmers' Market. We sell seasonal vegetables, cantaloupe and watermelon, and free-range eggs. Other inputs: compost, non-medicated feed. Birch Springs Farm 21 Birch Springs Rd., Waynesville, NC 28786 Tel: 828-456-1793 Contact: Elizabeth birchsprings@msn.com

BirdBrain Ostrich Ranch Inc. 6691 Little Mountain Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673 Tel: 704-483-1620 Fax: 704-483-8585 Contact: Pat Roberts/Mike Todd info@BirdbrainRanch.com http://www.birdbrainranch.com/

Black River Farmstead 10390 NC Highway 210 E, Ivanhoe, NC 28447 Tel: 919-489-1404 Fax: 919-489-1404 Contact: Anita Male and Tinker Linebaugh dline@sprynet.com http://www.blackriverfarmstead.com/ Black River Farmstead markets our goats' milk cheese and soap mainly in the Raleigh-Durham area. Our chevre flavors include dill and garlic, herbes de Provence, and plain; and our feta has also been well-received. Our goats' milk soap available in 3" rounds weighing 3 ounces each or decorative designs. They're functional and fun! Black River Organic Farm 4457 Ivanhoe Road, Ivanhoe, NC 28447 Tel: 910-532-2437 Contact: Stefan Hartmann

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shartmann@intrstar.net http://www.blackriverorganicfarm.com/ Each season, we grow a selection of traditional and heirloom vegetables on our 16 acre certified organic farm. Our vegetables are available at several regional farmers markets, are sold wholesale to restaurants and organic produce distributors, and are distributed through our CSA program. We are a family farm, owned and operated by several generations of the Hartmann family. We live and work year round on the farm. During the height of the season we work along with the seasonal farm staff to harvest our crops every week. We pack and ship with care and speed to deliver our products from the field to your table at their peak of flavor and freshness. We hope you'll consider joining our CSA. If you like to eat healthy, delicious, nutritious food as much as we do, we think you'll be glad you did. Blue Hill Farm 366 Blue Hill Rd., Marshall, NC 28753 Tel: 828-649-2792 Contact: Wayne Uffelman mwuffie@madison.main.nc.us Blue Hill Farm offers grits, cornmeal, tobacco, vegetables, and free-range eggs. During the winter the items are available at different local stores, and during other months the items are sold at farmer's markets around Asheville or at the farm. Blue Meadow Farm 727 Morris Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-542-2522 Contact: Marjorie and Sam Hudson Small herb nursery (NCDA Certified) Bluebird Hill Farm 421 Clarence Phillips Road, Bennett, NC 27208 Tel: 336-581-3916 Fax: 336-581-3916 Contact: Norma Burns countrymouse@rtmc.net http://www.ncagr.gov/ncproducts/ShowSite.asp?ID=2907 Products include native plants, medicinal and culinary herbs, heirloom produce, free-range chicken and guinea hen eggs, and both cut and potted flowering plants. Visits by appointment are welcomed. Other inputs: compost. Bowman Dairy/Homeland Creamery 6506 Bowman Dairy Rd., Julian, NC 27283 Tel: 336-685-6455 Contact: Jayne Bowman milk@homelandcreamery.com http://www.homelandcreamery.com

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Braeburn Farm 6707 Bass Mountain Road, Snow Camp, NC 27349 Tel: 336-376-3050 Fax: 336-570-3487 Contact: Charles Sydnor contact@wellsbranchfarm.com http://www.braeburnfarms.com/ Braeburn Farms pasture-raises grass-fed and finished Devon cattle. The Red Devon is a very old breed of cattle originally from Southwestern England. They have long been a popular choice for both milk and meat. The meat is well marbled and tender, and the milk is high in butterfat and milk solids. Here at Braeburn Farm we have a watering system that enables us to water the cows with clean, fresh water in all their pastures and keep them out of the streams and ponds. This results in healthier riparian areas -- better water quality, less erosion on banks, etc. It also results in healthier cows because they do not have to drink contaminated water. We pride ourselves on being ecologically sound, but that dsn't mean we don't embrace some of the latest technology. Through the use of ultrasound, we can determine which cows will have tender meat and which will be tough. Only the most tender, choice meat is offered for sale. Breezy Oaks Farm 3242 Mount Zion Church Road, Mebane, NC 27302 Tel: 919-270-0015 Contact: Andy or Marilou breezyoaks@mebtel.net http://www.breezyoaksfarm.com Breezy Oaks Farm raises 100% natural grass-fed beef, pastured pork, chicken and eggs on their two farm locations -- one in Mebane, NC and and one in Chatham, VA. This small, family-owned operation practices sustainable agriculture, including rotational grazing. Orders can be picked up at the farm, or customers can visit the Farmers' Markets in Danville, VA and Durham, NC. Brinkley Farms 4233 Old Weaver Trail, Creedmoor, NC 27522 Tel: 919-528-0604 Contact: Michael and Jennifer Brinkley info@brinkleyfarms.com http://www.brinkleyfarms.com We offer a wide variety of produce, pork, beef, and eggs. We sell at the Durham, Carrboro, and Oxford Farmers' Markets. We also offer a CSA. For more information, check out our website. Buffalo Creek Farm 6749 S. Germanton Road, Germanton, NC 27019 Tel: 336-969-5698 buffalocreekfarm@aol.com http://hometown.aol.com/buffalocreekfarm/main.html

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Tel: 910-267-5781 Fax: 910-267-1133 Contact: Ted Burch burchsales@intrstar.net http://www.burchfarms.net/ Specialize in sweet potats. Currently growing organic sweet potats and butternut squash for the processors and some grocery stores. Planting some organic grains as well, such as corn, wheat, milo to have a better rotation. C bar J Farm and Crafts Old Mountain Road, Statesville, NC 28677 Tel: 704-495-1443 Contact: Christina Borders

Cane Creek Farm 7009 Bass Mountain Road, Snow Camp, NC 27349 Tel: 336-376-0811 Contact: Eliza MacLean canecreekfarm@gmail.com http://www.canecreekfarm.us Cane Creek Farm is a small rotational farm that has pasture-raised pork, ducks, chickens, and eggs. The farm uses inter-species grazing techniques and the field use alternates between livestock forage and vegetable plots. Eggs and vegetables are also available seasonally. Visit us at the Carrboro Farmers' Market Wednesdays and Saturdays. Call the farm to place order and arrange pick up. Capritopia Farm 355 Green Ridge Lane, Louisburg, NC 27549 Tel: 919-497-0104 Contact: Mark and Wendy Gresham capritopia@chilitech.net Farming since 1996, we add new things each year. We keep around 2.5 acres under cultivation. With one heated and one unheated greenhouse to get an early start, we grow a large variety of vegetables, have our own honey bees, dairy goats and chickens to keep us busy all year. Captain John S. Pope Farm 6909 Efland-Cedar Grove Rd., Cedar Grove, NC 27231 Tel: 919-621-1150 Contact: Robert and Tommy Pope rpope23@nc.rr.com http://dorperscedargrovenc.com We grow & sell Captain John's Lamb, free range, grass fed only without added hormones or antibiotics. Our lambs start with Dorpers and are cross bred with three other breeds for optimum meat quality. You may buy from our web site or visit the farm and purchase directly.

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Our Dorpers graze year round through careful selection of grasses with legumes that produce nitrogen and reduce the need for commercial fertlizer. Ponds and wetlands are fenced out to protect soil and water quality. Fresh deep well water is provided from frost-free water troughs. Our flock is guarded from predators by llamas and Akbash-Marrema dogs. We use no chemicals, pesticides, herbicides, hormones or antibiotics, and our meat is USDA-inspected, Halal and NCDA-licensed for handling and transport. Carlea Farms 36188C Esther Road, Millningport, NC 28127 Tel: 704-463-1882 Contact: Carl and Leah Wagner cwag@ctc.net http://www.carleafarms.com/ We are a family owned and operated farm located in Millingport, NC about 38 miles northeast of Charlotte in Stanly County. We are an all-natural farm, we use no harmful chemicals in order to provide the highest quality produce to keep you and your family healthy and happy. Carlea Farms is the product of a lot of hard work by Carl, Leah, Chet and Jennie Wagner. Carlea farms began many years ago as a hobby and has grown into a thriving, self-sustaining farm with the single goal of providing locally-grown, all-natural, high-quality produce for local families. We began selling at the Matthews Farmer's Market several years ago because we loved the fact that all of the Market's produce must be locally grown. Everything we sell is hand picked within days of going to market to ensure the ultimate freshness. Carolina Goat Farms 6815 Hebron Church Rd., Mebane, NC 27302 Tel: 919-563-9320 Contact: Jason Rogers info@carolinagoatfarms.com http://www.carolinagoatfarms.com The farm is situated on 20 acres in central North Carolina where we offer a variety of services ranging from boarding to breeding of Br and TexMaster meat goats. The goats are rotated on different acres of grass in order to ensure optimum health. The goat meat can be bought online, and is also sold at local farmers markets. Carolina Heritage Vineyard PO Box 7, Elkin, NC 28621 Tel: 336-366-3301 Contact: Clyde and Patricia Colwell clcolwell@yahoo.com http://www.ncagr.gov/ncproducts/ShowSite.asp?ID=100007 The mission of Carolina Heritage Vineyards is to deliver sustainably-grown fruit and honey bee products which are reasonably priced and promote a healthy environment and lifestyle for all involved - our neighbors, our customers and ourselves.

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Carolina Heritage Vineyards was established in 2005 on a farm three miles east of Elkin on Highway 268 in the middle of the Yadkin Valley Viticultural Area (AVA.) With a commitment to organic viticultural practices, varieties of grapes were chosen to be planted which grow natively in this region and/or are the most disease and insect resistant. Eight acres have been planted to date in Muscadines (Noble, Doreen, and Carlos) and American varietals and hybrids (Cynthiana, Rubiana (GR-7) and Traminette.) In addition 1.5 acres of blueberries have been planted which are being actively pollinated by the bees from our first bee hives. We sell organically-grown Muscadine and American grapes and blueberries, wines and mead. Castle Eggs McDougald Drive, Castle Hayne, NC 28429 Tel: 910-352-1754 Contact: Audrey Mizrahi

Castle Rock Gardens PO Box 851, Carrboro, NC 27510 Tel: (919) 545-0802 Contact: Patrick Walsh and Ristin Cooks patrickwalsh@peoplepc.com We grow a wide range of vegetables, with an emphasis on heirlooms and varieties selected for superior flavor. We rely on rotation of free roaming chickens to supply our fertility. You can buy our produce, eggs, and chicken at the Carrboro Farmer's Market on Wednesdays and Saturdays. For our Raleigh customers we offer a 25 week CSA. "No Herbicides, No Pesticides, Nothing Icky!" Cedar Rock Farm 5399 NC Highway 56 East, Castalia, NC 27816 Tel: 919-853-2753 Contact: Tamera and Dean Sergent chief27816@msn.com http://www.cedarrockfarm.net/ Shiitake mushrooms, produce, free-range eggs, wild blackberries, soaps, and all-natural dip mixes Celebrity Dairy 198 Celebrity Dairy Way, Siler City, NC 27344 Tel: 919-742-5176 Fax: 919-742-1432 Contact: Fleming and Brit Pfann theinn@celebritydairy.com http://www.celebritydairy.com At (http://www.celebritydairy.com" Celebrity Dairy, we follow time-honored French farmstead techniques to transform our milk into fresh goat cheese, or chèvre. Its taste is inextricably tied to its place of origin - our particular herd of Alpine and Saanen goats, their forage unique to our farm's pasture and woods, the Piedmont's gentle seasons, and our evolving skill in transforming the

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continuously changing milk into a delicate fresh chèvre. Simply put, Celebrity Dairy chèvre is an honest expression of ourselves, and our farm, and our place in time - our "terroir". Like many specialty farm products, our cheese is fragile, and suffers from the abuses of shipping. We honor our cheese's distinctive qualities by selling locally, thereby allowing us to hand deliver directly to our customers at local farm markets, area restaurants that proudly feature it on their menus, and select local grocery stores. None of this occurs in a vacuum: We're an integral part of Chatham County's vigorous and growing low impact, sustainable agriculture community that produces high quality seasonal farm products in and for our Piedmont region. We encourage and advise other cheesemakers in North Carolina, and work with the NC Ag Extension Service on conserving small family farms, and College of Veterinary Medicine with small ruminant science. On a broader scale, we support the American Cheese Society, American Institute of Wine and Food, and the Slow Foods movement. If you're in the area, please enjoy our cheese. If you live elsewhere, seek out and support your local farmers and farm markets. In addition to our specialty cheeses, we offer pasture-raised chickens and eggs onsite and at local farmers' markets. We also have goat kids for sale in the late winter and spring. Our wheat free bakery produces wheat and dairy free baked goods for the farm, inn, and local markets. Call to ask about catering options. Agri-tourism opportunities are throughout the year. Please call for details. Chapel Hill Creamery 615 Chapel Hill Creamery Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Tel: 919-967-3757 Contact: Portia McKnight and Florence Hawley chapelhillcreamery@southerncheese.com Chapel Hill Creamery produces farmhouse cheese made from pasture-based Jersey cows. All the milk used in cheese production comes from Chapel Hill Creamery's cows; no external milk ever enters the farm. Cheeses include fresh mozzarella, Carolina Moon and New Moon (both Camembert cheeses), Hickory Grove (a fresh raw milk cheese), feta, fresh quark, and a fresh farmers' cheese. Cheeses are available for purchase from farmers' markets in Carrboro, Raleigh, and Durham and at various natural food outlets and restaurants throughout the area. Cheeses are not sold from the farm. The dairy cows are raised out on pasture and are never supplemented with unnecessary growth hormones or routine antibiotics. Antibiotics will be administered if an animal falls ill, but milk is continually tested for residues before a cow is returned to production. The creamery also raises a limited amount of pastured pork. The hogs are raised in much the same way as the dairy cows, out on pasture/woodlands, fed an all-natural feed, and never supplemented with hormones or antibiotics. Pork is usually sold by the ½. Chicken Dance Farm 2391A Moncure-Pittsboro Road, Moncure, NC 27559 Tel: 919-259-6148 Contact: Elizabeth Studstill Chicken Dance Farm produces the highest quality free-range chicken meat and eggs. Clove County Farm 694 Odell Owen Road, Lexington, NC 27295 Tel: 336-249-8327

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Contact: Brad and Laura Owen clovecounty@lexcominc.net Organic (not certified) family farm growing chestnuts, garlic, vegetables, shiitake mushrooms and asparagus. Hours by appointment. Cohen Farm 688 Van Thomas Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-742-4433 Contact: Murray and Esta Cohen http://www.cohenfarm.com/ We are a 200-acre hay farm; have been for 34 years. We sell orchard grass, mixed hay without chemical anything. We're here after 4 pm every day. We are now Certified Organic to sell hay and grain. Organic grain and hay available when we have it on hand. Coon Rock Farm 1021 Dimmocks Mill Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278 Tel: 919-349-2095 Contact: Richard Holcomb richard@coonrockfarm.com http://www.coonrockfarm.com/ Coon Rock Farm is a sustainable family farm providing organically grown garden crops year round and pasture raised antibiotic and hormone free chicken, eggs, lamb, pork and goat. Our vegetables are mostly heirloom varieties and animals are pastured raised on grass and never given antibiotics or hormones. Our chickens are heritage breeds that provide both meat and eggs and are completely free range. The owners of Coon Rock Farm are also co-owners of Zely and Ritz Restaurant and Wine Bar in Raleigh and provide much of the local and organic produce, meat and poultry used in the restaurant. Corner Oaks Farm PO Box 37, Roland, NC 28383 Tel: (910) 422-3405 Contact: Hank and Sandra McKellar hmckellar@roadrunner.com Nursery, produce, small fruits. Currently keep horses, thinking about goats, chickens. Began operation in November 2007; still developing. Factory Farm Manures, Heirloom Varieties, Organic Pesticides, Synthetic Fertilizers;Beneficial Insect Habitat, Cover Crops / Soil Building Rotations, Integrated Pest Management;Antibiotics: acute disease only, Grain-Based, Grass-Fed;Free-Range, Pasture-Based Management. Selling at Lumberton (Robeson Co) Farmers' Market and direct from farm Cornercopia Farm 64 Rich Mountain Rd, Brevard, NC 28712 Tel: 828-862-8059 Contact: Kate Gieger and Tom Dierolf

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cornercopiafarm@yahoo.com Cornercopia Farm is a diverse and sustainable Transylvania family farm that provides healthy and fresh food, farm products, and an educational experience to the local community and visitors. We envision using our farm and experience to develop a more just food system through education and advocacy. We sell honey,eggs, and beeswax products. To reach our farm, go 2 miles south of Brevard on Rt. 276S (Greeneville Highway). Take a left on Becky Mountain Rd (Duckpond Pottery is on the right before you turn). Go 100 ft and take first left onto Rich Mountain Rd. Farm is first house on the right. Please use upper drive by mailboxes. We are also at the Transylvania Tailgate Market on Saturdays (April-Dec) and our Honey is sold at Healthy Harvest and the Duckpond Pottery in Brevard. Cornerstone Farm 1249 Tate Road, Reidsville, NC 27320 Tel: (336) 349-5106 Time of Year: April - December Cornerstone Garlic Farm 1249 Tate Road, Reidsville , NC 27320 Tel: 336-349-5106 Contact: Steve, Natalie and Caleb Foster sngarlic@bellsouth.net http://my.att.net/p/s/community.dll?ep=16&ext=1&gr Cornerstone Garlic Farm is a small family farm that specializes in garlic. We started in 1996 with a small crop of elephant garlic and expanded each year. For the 2008 season we have eight varieties of garlic planted. We are one of a few farms in the Carolinas that offer seed garlic, braids and table stock garlic thru mail order and local sales. We practice sustainable agriculture and though we are not certified organic we use organic practices. We believe that we should be good stewards of the land that God gave us. We started growing Shiitake Mushrooms in 2005. Besides garlic, shallots and mushrooms we grow a wide variety of fresh vegetables, blackberries and herbs. Our produce is available at local markets from March - December. Fresh homemade Garlic Powder is one of several value added products we take to local markets as well. We usually end our garlic season by selling at the Virginia Wine and Garlic Festival.

Cottage Garden Farms PO Box 627, Southern Pines, NC 28388 Tel: 910-692-8801 Contact: Jan Leitschuh liteshoe@gmail.com EARLY SPRING GREENS AND VEGETABLES OUR SPECIALTY! Call in March. Small, organic cottage garden, featuring organic vegetables and herbs, blueberries, raw honey and beeswax, cut flowers, potted herbs, perennials, container gardens, medicinal herbs and vegetable starts. Small greenhouse.

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Visit us on the April 11, 2009 "Urban Farm" Tour, or at the Southern Pines Farmers Market on April-June Saturdays. Also, Mr. GreenJeans Landscaping, and Lawn and Garden Service, ask us about our organic options. Cottle Strawberry Nursery, Inc. 2488 W NC 403 Hwy, Faison, NC 28341 Tel: (910) 267-4531 Fax: (910) 267-0156 Contact: Sonny and Ron Cottle ron@cottlefarms.com http://www.cottlefarms.com Producer of organic blueberries, strawberries, and grape tomats. Grower, broker, and shipper of specialty peppers, eggplant, squash, cantaloupes, cucumbers, and blackberries. Creeksong Farm 2901 West Brushy Fork Road, Zionville, NC 28698 Tel: 336-385-6302 Fax: 336-385-6302 Contact: Jeff, Bettie, and Will Thomas creeksongfarm@gmail.com http://www.creeksongfarm.com/ Creeksong Farm is a family farm supporting 2 generations of farmers in Ashe County. We have used sustainable methods including organic fertilizers, cover crops, and crop rotation since 1979. We grow 150 varieties of vegetables, herbs, and flowers. In 2008 we are offering vegetables, pasture raised beef, eggs, and herbal products at the Watauga County Farmers' Market in Boone. Crooked Creek Farms 788 Mt Hebron Rd., Old Fort, NC 28762 Tel: 828-582-5039 Contact: Meredith McKissick meredith@crookedcreekfarms.org Crooked Creek Farms is a 10 acre family owned sustainable farm run by Meredith and Casey McKissick of Old Fort, NC. We raise vegetables, cut flowers, and small livestock. All of our produce and flowers are organically raised, though we are not certified organic. We sell our products at area tailgate markets and through a marketing cooperative called Foothills Family Farms (www.foothillsfamilyfarms.org) Crosscreek Farm 2416 Nile Road, Sparta, NC 28675 Tel: 336-372-8574 Contact: Colette Nester crosscreekfarm@hotmail.com http://www.crosscreekfarmnc.com A family farm in Alleghany County, North Carolina, raising pastured hogs, free range poultry, grass-fed beef and pygmy goats.

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The farm sells it products at Farmers Markets in NC and VA, and has a farm store. Dancing Pines Farm 3606 Buckhorn Road, Efland, NC 27243 Tel: 919-563-3430 Contact: Bill and Joanna Lelekacs dancingpines@mebtel.net Dancing Pines Farm uses intensive sustainable farming practices to produce a wide variety of vegetables. We recently built an unheated greenhouse to extend our season. This year we plan to sell at the Orange County Farmers' Market in Hillsborough, and at the South Estes Farmers' Market in Chapel Hill. For more information, call or email us. Other inputs: leaves and leaf compost. Danford's Permaculture Garden PO Box 624, Boone, NC 28607 Tel: 828-262-0415 Contact: Rob Danford and Susi Thompson http://Robdanford@netscape.net My garden offers an example of small-scale intensive agriculture. I use solar electricity, solar herb dryer, grow many medicinal and culinary herbs, apples, pears and garlic plus many other berries and fruits. Permaculture, seed saving, heirloom plants and good record keeping are all important. Dew Dance Farm 3400 Deep River Road, Sanford, NC 27330 Tel: 919-775-5140 Contact: Laura Young & George McRae Dew Dance Farm is first and foremost a family farm and not a commercial enterprise. Everything produced on the farm is raised primarily for the use of the farmers themselves and the surplus is sold to the local community. The farm is home to several animals that provide fiber for a wide range of products, including raw wool ready for spinning, yarn ready to knit, pillows, comforters, blankets, garments, toys, and more. Dew Dance Farm has fiber for just about everyone, from spinners to knitters. Exotic fibers, such as mohair, llama, and Angora rabbit, are also available. Pastured layer hens scamper around the farm grounds and provide fresh brown eggs year-round. Extra eggs are available for purchase to the general public from the farm. Just call ahead to make sure there are some available. Live animals are also available for purchase, but not for meat. Dogwood Nursery Farm 18108 NC Hwy 53 E, Maple Hill, NC 28454 Tel: 910-259-6946 Contact: Mary and Nelson James

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maryjames5354@aol.com http://www.localharvest.org/farms/M14389 At Dogwoods Farms, we raise pasture-based pork as well as a variety of produce and nursery crops. We are located in Maple Hill, NC, just 15 miles west of Jacksonville and 45 miles north of Wilmington. We follow the animal welfare guidelines of the Animal Welfare Institute and carry their farm certification. Our pigs, chicken, turkey, ducks and rabbits are grown naturally. No antibiotic, steroids or animal protein given at any time. Vegetables and our flowers are produced without chemicals or fertilizers. Our pork can be purchased at our on-farm store by appointment. Please call for availability, to place an order, or schedule a pick-up! The couple was honored for their innovation in Greensboro earlier this month when they were named the Gilmer L. and Clara Y. Dudley Small Farmer of the Year. The award, which is named on behalf of the parents of Dudley Products entrepreneur and North Carolina A&T graduate J Dudley, is presented each year to a farmer or farmers who exemplify the best of small-scale agriculture. Double T Farm 13246 Cleveland School Road, Garner, NC 27529 Tel: 919-215-8915 Contact: Tom Kumpf and Theresa Ryan http://www.double-t-farm.com/ Double-T Farm is a small scale, sustainably run market garden. We use organic methods with the goal of becoming USDA Certified Organic. Currently, we grow a wide range of vegetables for fresh markets, restaurants, and local CSA members. We also grow fruits such as strawberries, blueberries, and figs. We constantly look for other crops to grow, and flowers are one we will be exploring over the next few years. Eagle Feather Organic Farm 300 Indigo Bunting Lane, Marshall, NC 28753 Tel: 828-649-3536 Contact: Robert Eidus http://www.ncgoldenseal.com/eaglefeather/index.htm Eagle Feather Organic Farm grows native medicinal plants and trees for sale in the spring, seeds, rhizomes, roots for planting stock in the fall. High quality, high potency ginseng and goldenseal products are our specialty. Eagle Feather Organic Farms is a licensed NCDA Nursery and has a rustic cabin for AgriTourism rental. The farm is also a United Plant Savers "Nature Botanical Sanctuary." Great fishing hole for rental use. Eco Farm 2501 Butler Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Tel: 919-933-4663 Contact: John and Cindy Soehner EcoFarmNC@gmail.com http://www.ecofarmnc.com/ Eco Farm is owned and run by John and Cindy Shner, who sell at the Carrboro Farmers Market and to local restaurants and groceries. They grow all naturally, and produce tomats, salad greens, garlic, onions, potats, spearmint, shiitake mushrooms, figs, strawberries, flowers, farm crafts, and other

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vegetables, fruits and herbs. They sometimes sample recipes from the Greek vegetarian cookbook Cindy wrote. Cindy also sells prepared dinners at the Saxapahaw Farmers' Market, and she sells homemade fabric shoulder bags and photographs of farm animals. Ellerslie Acres Farm 855 Burgess Road, Jefferson, NC 28640 Tel: 336-982-9118 Contact: Frances Grig ellerslie@fasttransit.net We are a small farm, using organic methods and a startup CSA with only 5 full shares available this year. We produce vegetables in season and fresh eggs. All products go to CSA members first and then to general consumers. Products are available from the farm and the Ashe County farmers' market as well. Plans are underway for the CSA to last all year. Please call to inquire. Elodie Farms 9522 Hampton Road, Rouqemont, NC 27572 Tel: 919-479-4606 Contact: Dave and Moira Artigues ordercheese@elodiefarms.com http://www.elodiefarms.com/ Elodie Farms, makers of delicious farmstead goat http://www.elodiefarms.com/cheeses.html cheeses, sits on 21 acres in the Piedmont of North Carolina. We are a family-owned farm, operated by Dave and Moira Artigues. You can find us at the North Carolina Farmer's Market in Raleigh Wednesday through Sunday, 10AM-4:30PM, and in http://www.elodiefarms.com/eat.html fine restaurants and specialty stores in the Carolinas. You can visit the farm! Flexible hours for farm visits - please call in advance. Elysian Fields Farm 5925 Oakley Road, Cedar Grove , NC 27231 Tel: 919-732-8980 Contact: Elise Margoles effarm@earthlink.net http://www.elysianfarm.com/ Vegetables, fruits and pork. Farmers Fresh Tailgate Market Tri City Mall, Oak St. Ext. , Forest City, NC 28043 Tel: (828) 288-1650 Contact: Anna Levitsky annalevitsky@gmail.com http://www.farmersfreshmarket.org Seasonal Farmer's Tailgate Market located in the parking lot of Tri-City Mall in Forest City, NC, right off of Oak St, next to the Carmike movie theatre.

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We offer a variety of produce, from fresh tomats (including heirloom varieties) to beans, corn, squash, blueberries, peaches, raspberries, blackberries, watermelon, apples, eggs, eggplant, peppers, cabbage, and much more! We are set up between April and September, every Saturday morning from 7am to 11am (or Sellout). The Farmers in our market are strictly local, and only sell what they themselves or a neighboring farmer grow. Fickle Creek Farm and Bed & Breakfast 4122 Buckhorn Road, Efland, NC 27243 Tel: 919-304-6287 Contact: Ben Bergmann and Noah Ranells ficklecreek@mebtel.net http://home.mebtel.net/~ficklecreek/ Situated on a quiet, rural 61-acre working farm, Fickle Creek Farm Bed and Breakfast provides an ideal retreat into the countryside that's just a short drive west of North Carolina's research triangle. Guests can enjoy hiking and biking through the woods and trails or they can lounge around the farm and take view of the everyday processes on a small, sustainable operation that's home to chickens, goats, pigs, and more. Two guest rooms are available, both of which have queen beds and private baths. One is in the main house, and the other is an efficiency apartment with a private entrance and deck. Wake up to a hearty farm breakfast that's stock full of farm fresh products such as Fickle Creek's own fruits and vegetables (in season) and pastured eggs. The owners started Fickle Creek Farm with the objective of creating a system that has minimum impact on the environment, is sustainable, and includes humane treatment for the animals. All of the fruits and vegetables are naturally grown without inorganic chemical inputs, the eggs and chicken come from free-ranging flocks on pasture that never receive hormones, antibiotics, or animal by-products, and the goat meat and beef are from grass-fed herds. For more information on rates and reservations, please visit the Fickle Creek Farm http://home.mebtel.net/~ficklecreekwebsite. The picture features one of Fickle Creek's goats, a guest room, a Great Pyrenees guard dog, and a view of the farm from the guest room deck. Fire from the Mountain 2452 NC Highway 88, Zionville, NC 28698 Tel: 828-297-7956 Fax: 828-264-8787 Contact: Dorene and Peter Jankowski hotsauce@firefromthemountain.com http://www.firefromthemountain.com/index.shtml We grow hot peppers, Jalapeno and Habanero, for use in our hot sauces and salsa, which we bottle at Blue Ridge Food Ventures in Asheville and sell throughout western NC. We also grow blueberries, lettuce and herbs for sale at Watauga Framers Market and Asheville City Market. Fisher Farms 1933 48244 Wesley Chapel Road, Richfield, NC 28137

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Tel: 704-239-5255 Fax: 866-302-4023 Contact: Maria Fisher fisherfarms1933@earthlink.net http://www.fisherfarms1933.com We use sustainable practices to produce heirloom vegetables that have been selected and grown for flavor. Our specialty is tomats, but we have expanded to gourmet beans, squash, potats, sweet potats, melons, eggplant, peppers, and pumpkin. Flat River Nursery and Farm 1548 Holeman Ashley Road, Timberlake, NC 27583 Tel: 336-364-2460 Fax: 336-364-3993 Contact: Charles and Joan Holeman frn@esinc.net http://www.esinc.net/flatriver/ (Mon-Sat, 8am-5pm) PYO strawberries. fruit, produce, herbs, cut flowers, bedding plants, hanging baskets, ferns, mums, greenhouse tomats Hours vary with time of year -- please call. Selling at Carrboro, Durham, Fearrington and South Estes at A Southern Season Farmers' Markets. Fogwood Farm 180 Fogwood Drive, Reidsville, NC 27320 Tel: 336-613-6320 Contact: Brenda Sutton fogwood@ctc.net http://www.localharvest.org/farms/M11285 We grow delicious Shiitake mushrooms, blueberries, and specialty veggies. We also have jams and jellies made in small batches. Right now plum and raspberry are available. Foothills Family Farms 1623 Mt. Hebron Road, Old Fort, NC 28762 Tel: 828-216-2966 Contact: Casey McKissick Foothills Family Farms is a collection of small, family farms in the Foothills region of beautiful Western North Carolina. Our farmers came together in the fall of 2006 with a vision to revive and nourish our land and its people. We believe that by providing fresh, sustainably grown foods we can significantly contribute to a better quality of life for our farmers, consumers, neighbors and land. Producer/members follow strict production protocols for all the products we sell. Ask about our source-verified meats. Farm tours are available in the Old Fort area; call for more information. Family memberships are available for $40/yr. Welcome to the Family! Fork Mountain Farm 525 South Fork Rd. , Marshall, NC 28753 Tel: 828-649-3373 Fax: 828-649-0198

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Contact: Thomas M. Charles and Margaret E. McGinnis tcharles@madison.main.nc.us Fork Mountain Farm is a small family operated farm that is Certified Naturally Grown, using only natural growing practices. We produce a variety of vegetables, herbs, and flowers. We are currently selling at the Madison County Farmers Market in Mars Hill, NC on Saturdays.Email for what's available each week. Four Leaf Farm 6815 Bill Poole Road, Rougemont, NC 27572 Tel: 919-644-6535 Contact: Tim and Helga MacAller t.macaller@rtmx.net http://www.durhamfarmersmarket.com/vendorprofile.h We use organic practices to produce native and other interesting perennials, cut flowers, bedding plants, and a wide variety of produce. Fall specialty: kiwi. Our chickens roam in a large fenced-in yard. Fox Farms 54 Labrador Lane, Burnsville, NC 28714 Tel: 828-682-1405 Contact: Susan and Alan Fox yanceyfoxfarms@verizon.net We are a small scale farm investing in a sustainable way of life. We use organic methods of farming. We offer a variety of in-season vegetables, berries and melons. We will also offer such specialties as sugar cane, pumpkins, sunflower seeds, luffa gourds and seeds and Jerusalem artichokes. We offer goats' milk soap that we make from the milk we get from our dairy goats. We also have goats to sell. We offer beeswax from our bees, candles and aromatherapy products. We also offer Mountain and Native-American products such as; dreamcatchers, brain-tanned deer hide drums and more. We also offer eggs. We are in a very rural area of Yancey County outside the city limits of Burnsville. We are located off Hwy 19, coming from Burnsville you turn right onto Jacks' Creek road and coming from Asheville you turn left, then continue approx. 3 miles and turn right onto Star Branch Road and continue a short distance and our farm is located on the right (Labrador Lane is our private road). Freedom Farm Soap 3953 Beda Road, Maiden, NC 28650 Tel: 828-466-2620 Contact: Bill Reed FreedomFarmSoap@bellsouth.net http://www.freedomfarmsoap.com

Freedom Farms 17 Lloyd's Way, Louisburg, NC 27549 Tel: 252-492-6633 Fax: 252-492-6633

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Contact: Sally and Warren Coad FreedomFarmsTM@aol.com http://www.freedomfarmdexters.com We raise an Award Winning Herd of Dexter Cattle and sell breeding and show stock as well as all-natural heritage beef off-farm and by delivery of pre-orders. Animals are very humanely raised without antibiotics, hormones, implants or steroids. All pasture raised, no feedlot confinement, low stress environment. We also raise Muscovy Ducks and have over 100 multi-breed chickens roaming completely free on our farm for insect eating and manure management. We offer meat / egg sales, farm tours and visits by appointment 7 days a week. Call or email. Frog Holler Organiks 234 Tommy Boyd Road, Waynesville, NC 28785 Tel: 828-627-3363 Contact: Robyn Cammer froghollerorg@aol.com http://www.frogholler.net/ Over the mountains and through the coves and hollers, past cows, horses and goats lazily grazing on mountainside pastures, you will find the magical paradise of Frog Holler. Mosey down lavender-lined pathways through thousands of blooming flowers in the company of butterflies, hummingbirds and songbirds. You may catch a glimpse of a fairy or angel hiding amongst the acres of artistically arranged blossoms reminiscent of Italian and Austrian design. A Magical Farm in the Smoky Mountains where Nature Rejoices...Enjoy the tranquil setting for Catered Luncheons or any Special Event. Ask about our many educational workshops. Take home some organic berries, vegetables, cut flowers and herbs. Our goal is to grow the healthiest plants possible, since we grow the majority of the food we eat. Frog Holler is also a flower farm with both old-time favorites and the uncommon. Talk to us about your Dream Garden! We can design and create that special garden for you to enjoy, whether you want flower gardens, extensive herb gardens or an heirloom fruit tree orchard! Look for small and large garden statuary amongst the gardens and ponds. Be sure to check out Frog Holler Helper, our special blend of over 7 types of Composts and Manures, all aged to perfection. Grow the biggest, healthiest plants possible! Enjoy the many different types of chickens, including exotic bantams. There are also heritage breed turkeys and the guinea fowl come in 23 colors. Fullam Creamery 115 Fullam Farm Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28739 Tel: 828-891-2086 fullamcreamery@yahoo.com Fullam Creamery is a fourth generation dairy farm in Western North Carolina. The farm's goal is to preserve the farming lifestyle by providing the freshest farmstead dairy products. The creamery produces various types of cheese (mainly soft white cheeses with a hint of Latin American influence)

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spreadable yogurt cheeses, and yogurt. The soft white cheeses include Queso Fresco and Panela. Both of these cheeses are available in a variety of flavors such as garlic, onion, and herb. The spreadable yogurt cheese comes in various flavors as well like herb, cilantro, peach, mango, and lemon. The yogurt is available in strawberry and vanilla. All of these products are available from the farm's on-site retail store that is open Fridays and Saturdays. The milk comes from cows that are fed an all-natural, grain-based diet and that are never supplemented with hormones and antibiotics. The cows are not raised on pasture; they reside in an open barn with bedding for each individual animal. Gardens of Paradise 2755 Pleasant Hill Church Rd, Siler City, NC 27344 Tel: 919-742-5488 Contact: Bruce Paradis PARADISERVCO@AOL.COM

Genesis Farm 1841 Jo Mac Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Tel: 919-968-4759 Contact: Dr. Trudy Matheny theny2003@yahoo.com We apply organic and biointensive methods to growing seasonal vegetables, herbs and cut flowers. Free-range eggs. Sell directly from the farm. Check website for Genesis Farm School and farm space available for birthday or private parties and weddings. Farm tours available by request with advance notice. Giardini Gardens and Pasta Co. 2411 Highway 108 E, Columbus, NC 28722 Tel: 828-894-0234 Fax: 828-894-0341 Contact: Mary Lyth http://www.giardinigardens.com/ We are a small family farm growing a variety of vegetables, fruits and herbs for wholesale and for our roadside stand. We also have an onsite restaurant featuring wood fired pizzas, fresh meals to-go and rustic hand rolled pastas, all made from our garden fresh produce and other locally sourced ingredients. Check out our website for all our menus and other information. Glencora 130 Medlin Road, Grover, NC 28073 Tel: 704-739-9327 Contact: Cynthia and Scott Glidden http://glencora.com/

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We raise organic produce and pasture raised organic poultry. Specifically Standard Bronze and Bourbon Red turkeys, Peking ducks, and chickens. We also milk Saanen dairy goats and have Barbados Blackbelly sheep. We sell a variety of vegetables in season. We attend several farmers' markets and do sell at the farm. Call first. Other inputs: compost, manure, mulch, organic grain for poultry. Glencora Farm 130 Medlin Road, Grover, NC 28073 Tel: 704-739-9327 Contact: Cynthia & Scott Glidden glencoras@aol.com Glencora was certified œorganic• in 1988 by http://www.carolinafarmstewards.orgCFSA. At that time we raised dairy goats, asparagus, eggs, and honey. Today, we are in transition to a pasture-based livestock and organic gardening operation that's as diverse in product as we can make it. We use organic practices and plan to be recertified as soon as practicable. Currently, we raise chicken, turkey, and ducks. People who are interested in purchasing these products should call Cynthia and Scott Glidden at the farm. Goat Lady Dairy 3515 Jess Hackett Road, Climax, NC 27233 Tel: 336-824-2163 Contact: Steve Tate goatladydairy@mindspring.com http://www.goatladydairy.com/ Located in the lovely rolling hills of northeast Randolph County, the http://www.goatladydairy.comfarm and its log buildings are more than 200-years-old. Our family began restoring 60 acres of the original homestead in 1983. Today our working farm is rich in the diversity of pastures, ponds, meadows, gardens, woodlands, wildlife and livestock. Using sustainable agriculture, we work with nature to enrich rather than deplete our environment. We intentionally limit the size of our farm operation in order to maintain the personal quality of our products and continue to enjoy what we do everyday. In addition to our http://www.goatladydairy.com/Farm_Cheese.htm handmade farmstead cheese, we produce organic herbs and vegetables and monthly http://www.goatladydairy.com/Dinner.htm Dinner At The Dairy. The large hospitality room in our new dairy barn is also available for family or group rental. Our mission is to nurture the land, our family, and our guests through creative work and quality products. Grandad's Tobacco 8703 Rollingwood Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Tel: 919-819-8210 Contact: Sun Butler http://www.sotoyatobacco.com Organic Tobacco - mail order - Organic Smoke, Inc. and Sotoya Ceremonial Tobacco GrassRoots Pork Co.

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1258 Cedar Fork Rd., Beulaville, NC 28518 Tel: 910-298-4210 Fax: 910-298-4210 Contact: Jessica and Jeremiah Jones grassrootspork@yahoo.com GrassRoots Pork Co. animals are approved by the Animal Welfare Institute and by the Global Animal Partnership. The Animal Welfare Approved seal is an assurance that animals have been treated with the highest regard to welfare and have access to natural environments, shelter, and adequate space, and nutrition. Grassy Ridge Farm 399 Beaver Ridge Drive, Riegelwood, NC 28456 Tel: 910-655-4665 Contact: Tommy and Marie Wallace http://www.localharvest.org/farms/M8523 We started our farm in 2003. We sell eggs and free-range chickens, turkeys and pork. You need to place an order for the turkeys by June. We would like to get orders for chickens and customers pick them up the day we process. We sell at Popular Grove Plantation 8am-1pm Wed and Riverfront Market 8am-12:30pm Sat, both in Wilmington, NC. Call for times to sell off-farm. We will also have vegetables. Grateful Growers Farm, LLC 3006 Mack Ballard Rd., Denver, NC 28037 Tel: 828-234-5182 Contact: Natalie Veres info@ggfarm.com http://www.ggfarm.com Grateful Growers Farm, LLC uses humane animal husbandry and sustainable farming techniques and raises organic produce. The farm offers pasture-raised chicken, pork, and eggs as well as produce that is grown without synthetic chemicals. Our animals are treated humanely, and are not pumped with hormones or antibiotics. We seek to farm in harmony with nature and are proud to grow delicious, healthy food for our neighbors near and far. Products are available at the farm, different farmer's markets, or can be ordered on our website; items ordered can be delivered or pork products and produce can be shipped. Green Dreams Farm 135 Ironwood, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-542-6465 Contact: Donna Carle carle11@hotmail.com

Green Hill Farms 3800 McLaurin Road, Bear Creek, N.C., NC 27207 Tel: 919-548-3578 Contact: Bob Hancock charlesrhancock@earthlink.net

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Bob Hancock at Green Hill Farm specializes in pasture-raised beef and naturally-raised chicken. While these are the main products of his farm, he also raises turkeys for Thanksgiving, and occasionally ducks and guinea hens. All animals are hormone and antibiotic free, and the meat is locally processed in Chatham County. Green Hill Farm sells at the Raleigh Farmers Market each week. Green Jade Herbal 9 Homeway Road, Asheville, NC 28806 Tel: 828-280-9058 Contact: Elizabeth Bloomquist http://www.greenjadeherbal.com/index.html Here at Green Jade Herbal we create natural herbal and aromatherapy products from plants harvested here on the farm or ethically wildcrafted. We have created a wonderful line of completely natural products including herbal teas, salves, creams, and bulk herbs. All of our products are made in small batches and packaged by hand. Visit us online! Green Toe Ground Farm 411 Pope Road, Burnsville, NC 28714 Tel: 828-675-0171 Contact: Nicole and Gaelan Corozine DelCogliano We are a family run Community Supported Agriculture farm. We use biodynamic and organic practices on our 4 acres of cultivated vegetables and flowers. Sheep, pigs, chickens and bees live at the farm. We have eggs and goat cheese available with our CSA share. We also offer pastured pork CSA shares. We also sell at the Burnsville Farmers' Market and at the Greenlife grocery in Asheville. H and H Organic Farms 5328 Collingswood Drive, Raleigh, NC 27609 Tel: 252-459-8983 Fax: 919-783-9245 Contact: Tom and Trish Hewitt H-H-OrganicFarms@nc.rr.com http://www.ncagr.gov/ncproducts/ShowSite.asp?ID=17 Produce, cut flowers, herbs, garden building, and consultation. We practice the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) model of direct marketing our farm's produce to socially responsible and health conscious local consumers, like you! Certified organic produce, herbs and cut flowers. Garden building from square footers to total landscape, plant-scapes for offices. CSA memberships available. Handance Farm 2541 Bakers Cross Rd, Reidsville, NC 27320 Tel: 336-951-0811 Contact: Brian and Pat Bush handancen@netscape.net

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97 Plantation Drive, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-542-4607 Contact: Judith Lessler, Ph.D judy.lessler@gmail.com http://www.harlands-creek-farm.com Produce, herbs, and flowers are sold at the Durham Farmer's Market and through a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). To subscribe please see the subscription tab on the web site. Flower subscriptions are also available. We also sell to restaurants and host on-farm events such as weddings, bar mitzvahs, etc. Harris-Robinette Farms Route 1 Box 36, Pinetops, NC 27864 Tel: 252-442-9314 Contact: Patrick Robinette amy@harrisacresfarm.com http://www.harrisacresfarm.com/ Harris Acres Farm strives to raise top-quality, naturally grown beef that is healthy and affordable. We are committed to raising 100% grass-fed superior beef that is free of pesticides, hormones, and genetically modified feedstuff. Harris Acres Farm is committed to not only helping the environment but also supplying the quality beef that consumer's desire. At Harris Acres Farm, our pastures either rely on plants that generate their own fertilizers, or we apply natural nutrients to the soil. Our cattle are raised with care, and consist of no growth hormones, antibiotics, or grain supplements. Our Senepol cattle are naturally resistant to flies and parasites, therefore, reducing the use of unnatural chemical controls. Hart Rich Farm 1065 Ernest Nelson Road, Danbury, NC 27016 Tel: 336-593-2969 Contact: Kay Richey, John Hartman and Emanuel Hartman hartrich@juno.com Family farm and non-electric homestead that combines sustainable logging and farm production using draft animals with subsistence farming. Our kitchen garden of hand-dug beds provides a variety of produce. Open fields rotate between row crops, green manure cover crops, and feed crops for our livestock. Livestock provides fertilizer as well as meat, milk and eggs for our use. We sell produce and sorghum molasses on the farm and at local farmers' markets. Hartsell Farms 955 Patterson Rd., Salisbury, NC 28147 Tel: 704-636-4528 Contact: Mark & Melody Hartsell hartsellfarms@aol.com Hartsell Farm has pasture-raised http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/cattle/beltedgalloway/index.htm Belted Galloway cattle and http://www.albc-usa.org/tenngoat.htm Tennessee Fainting goats. Cattle and goats are grass-fed but can be given grain as well if requested by the customer. The farm also grows medicinal herbs and

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edible flowers, and in 2006 will offer blackberries that customers can pick themselves. These items are available by appointment only at the farm, and are usually at farmers' markets. Hartsell Farm also features a corn maze in the fall, hayrides, fishing, and is open for rental for private parties. Herndon Hills Farm 7110 Massey Chapel Road, Durham, NC 27713 Tel: 919-544-3313 Contact: Nancy Herndon Our 200-year-old family farm is an oasis of green in rapidly developing south Durham. We grow blueberries and muscadine grapes. We are open June - October, depending on weather; Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Call 919-544-3313 for hours. Hickory Mountain Natural Beef 1921 Hadley Mill Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-642-0022 Contact: Bob and Peggy Mowrey and Larry Decator peacemakerfarm@netzero.com We raise natural red and black angus beef free of hormones, steroids, and antibiotics. Our cattle are grazed on high quality forages in pasture management systems and finished on natural grains. We group the cattle by age and weight to promote a healthful and stable environment. Our small herd management style allows us to closely monitor each calf to maturity. Hickory Nut Gap Farm 57 Sugar Hollow Road, Fairview, NC 28730 Tel: 828-628-1027 Contact: Amy and Jamie Ager hickorynutgap@hotmail.com http://www.springhousemeats.com/ We raise hormone and antibiotic free beef, pork, lamb, and chicken on our family farm. Our beef and lamb are grass-fed. Our products are available locally at Asheville area restaurants and health food stores and directly from the farm during farm store hours on Thursday afternoons from 3 - 6 pm and Saturdays 11-3. During Sept and Oct we are open everyday and offer a corn maze, u-pick pumpkins, and apples. High Haven Farm 1615 Russ Norris Road, Elk Park, NC 28622 Tel: 828-898-4117 Contact: Baker and Patience Perry highhavenfarm@yahoo.com http://www.highhavenfarm.com/ We raise hormone and antibiotic free grass-fed beef and lamb on our family farm in northern Avery County, NC, and sell these products by the quarter (beef) and the half (lamb) in the fall. Orders must be placed in advance. Please call 828-898-4117 for more information. Hilltop Farms 6612 Kennebec Road, Willow Springs, NC 27592

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Tel: 919-618-5601 Contact: Fred and Virginia Miller info@hilltopfarms.org http://www.hilltopfarms.org/ We are a certified organic produce farm, adhering to standard organic practices and sustainable agricultural methods. We continue yearly to convert conventionally farmed family tobacco lands into organic fields. Our CSA delivers to Raleigh and Cary and we operate a farm stand, pick-your own organic strawberry operation, and welcome farm tours here in Willow Springs in southern Wake Co. Hogan's Magnolia View Farm 9118 Old NC 86, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Tel: 919-942-6090 Contact: Robert Hogan, Jr. grassfedbeef@nc.rr.com http://www.hogansbeef.com/ Hogan's Magnolia View Farm has been managed by the same family for over 200 years. The current farmers, Robert and Ann Hogan, raise grass-fed cattle out on pasture year-round and offer the beef in a range of cuts straight from the farm. The cattle are a Hereford/Red Devon cross. http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/cattle/devon/index.htm Red Devon cattle, a heritage breed that originated in New Zealand, are known for their ability to efficiently utilize grass and other forages, quickly converting the fiber to muscle. In fact, in Britain, Red Devons are called "the Beef Breed Supreme at Grass." As a result of all the fiber, many grass-fed meats can be tough and especially lean and feature an herbal taste. Not so for Red Devons. Their unique efficiency on grass also brings a unique, less herbal flavor to a meat that's less lean and easier to cut and chew. Robert is a professional farmer. He graduated with a degree in Animal Husbandry from NC State and is a registered farmer with the state of North Carolina. All beef from Hogan Magnolia View Farm is processed at a state registered facility. The beef is entirely grass-fed; the cattle are not finished on grain. Beef is sold packaged and frozen from the farm and is available year-round. Customers can call or email anytime to place an order. Hoganvillaea Farm PO Box 253, Moncure, NC 27559 Tel: 919-545-9932 Fax: 919-545-2873 Contact: Judy Hogan judyhogan@mindspring.com I want to feed myself and others healthy organic food. I have eggs and organic rye bread year round, figs and scuppernong grapes in September, occasional vegetables and other fruits, herbs (fresh and dried) including my new crop, Self-heal, good for colds and allergies. Contact me by phone or email before coming by. Pittsboro Farmers' Market 2008. Holly Hill Farm 420 Holly Hill Farm Rd., Pisgah Forest, NC 28768

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Tel: (828) 884-9483 Contact: Bill and Dianne Hill HHFARM@citcom.net Holly Hill Farm is a 65 acre certified organic family farm. We sell and deliver a large variety of produce, herbs, flowers, vegetable and herb transplants, and indigenous plants. Upon request the farm is available for educational classes to teach children and adults about organic farming. Honey Thyme Herb Farm 4714 Northern Dancer Place, Hope Mills, NC 28348 Tel: 253-241-2143 Contact: Theresa Lim http://honeythymeherbfarm.com/default.aspx I am an herb grower and beekeeper on my small farm. I create natural herbal body care products from herbs grown on the farm and the product of my bee hives: beeswax, honey, and propolis. My farm and beehives are managed without pesticides so you can be assured the products I make and the honey I sell are pure and safe. My honey is raw, unfiltered and not heated, straight from the bees to you. Please check out my website for more info about the farm, bees and how I make these products. Honeysuckle Farm 241 Honeysuckle Lane, Lansing, NC 28643 Tel: (336) 977-9098 Contact: Deborah Baldridge and Michael Lewis honeysucklenrog@gmail.com We are a small family farm in the Appalachian Mountains in Northwestern Ashe County. We are certified organic specializing in Sugar Snap Peas, Snow Peas, Blue Lake Green Beans, and Rose Finn Apple Fingerling Potats. IN 2007 we intend to produce other crops: heirloom tomats and a variety of greens. ;Organic fertilizers, Organic fungicides, Organic pesticides, Organic herbicides;Beneficial insect habitat, Cover crops/soil building rotations, Integrated Pest Management;;;Wholesale, Direct to Consumers, Direct to Stores/Restaurants, Co-op, Farmers' Market;ECO, Ashe Co. Farmers' Market, Watauga Co. Farmers' Market, New River Organic Growers Hopper Hill Farm 1505 Cash Road, Creedmoor, NC 27511 Tel: 919-676-2199 Contact: Lee Griffin http://hopperhillfarm.com/ Selling vegetables, including heirloom tomats, directly to consumers grown on our farm in southern Granville County. Humbug Farm 6512 Rex Road, Holly Springs, NC 27540 Tel: 919-557-0471 Contact: Kate Shirley Kate@humbugfarm.com

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http://www.humbugfarm.com/ Humbug Farm raises Border Leicester sheep for show and sale. Of course, by-products such as wool, lamb, and finished goods from their renewable fleeces are also available. Humbug Farm also raises Nubian and Saanen dairy goats for milk. Imladris Farm 45 Little Pond Road, Fairview, NC 28730 Tel: 828-628-9377 Contact: Walter and Wendy Harrill imladrisfarm@earthlink.net http://www.imladrisfarm.com/ Shhh... hear that? Songbirds courting in the raspberry canes? Or the heavy silence of snowflakes slowly blanketing the blueberry bushes? Perhaps the early morning songs of berry pickers, harvesting before the midday heat? At any time of year, a visit to Imladris Farm is an adventure of flavor and a chance to rejoin the age-old cycle of seasons. Indian Rock Farm 305 North Sterling Street, Morganton, NC 28655 Tel: 828-438-8563 Contact: Mark Lackey Organic vegetables and fruits, rare herbs and medicinals Indigo Run Farm 1590 Hickman Road, NW, Calabash, NC 28467 Tel: 910-287-6403 Contact: Sam, Sarah, and Sallie Bellamy skbindigo@atmc.net http://www.localharvest.org/farms/M3808 Raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, peaches ( maybe?), mushrooms, most vegetables. Production is currently mostly between March-July but we are working to extend this. All of the above is certified organic. We have some egg production that is free range but not certified. It helps to e-mail an order ahead of coming, especially with many things being seasonal. ISeeSpots Farm 6007 Rocky Valley Road, Greensboro, NC 27407 Tel: 336-854-6209 Fax: 336-854-9314 Contact: Mary Ellen Hansson knitright@iseespots.com http://www.iseespots.com/iseespots/index.html

J and S Farm 8743 NC Highway 150 South, Linwood, NC 27299 Tel: 336-665-0350

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Fax: 336-752-2886 Contact: John and Sue Marshall We sell our products and those of over 40 other NC growers at our store in the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market at 2914 Sandy Ridge Rd. and I-40 (Exit 208). Open 10 to 6 every day. Providing a full line of organic produce, dairy, eggs, meat and much more. Heritage Breeds: Chickens and Turkeys. Also ducks, geese, guinea, quail, pheasants, rabbits. Other inputs: Portable Hoop Tractors.

K. W. Gettys Farm 1126 Gettys Rd , Ellenboro, NC 28040 Tel: 828-453-7485 Contact: Polly Gettys Natural Beef - hormone and antibiotic free. Sold by the quarter - all cuts are vacuum packed and aged. Processed in NCDA, USDA inspected facility. Call for harvest dates. Family farm. Kellam-Wyatt Farm 731 N Rogers Lane, Raleigh, NC 27610 Tel: 919-231-2827 Contact: Robert Kellam and Susan Wyatt bob_kellam@msn.com Located on the eastern edge of Raleigh, off Business 64 East. 60 acres. Gardening organically and sustainably since 1970. In 2004, formed a cooperative to provide fruits and vegetables to subscribers. Grow 40 varieties of produce ranging from greens, tomats, corn, squash, beans, okra, and cucumbers to strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and muscadine grapes. Killen Farms 33 Holly Run, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-466-6847 Contact: Jason Killen killen@lssi.net

Laughing Owl Farm 28016 Ryan Road, Richfield, NC 28137 Tel: 704-463-1555 Contact: Dean and Jenifer Mullis We have been engaged in organic market gardening since 1989. Salad crops, along with garlic and potats, are our main vegetable enterprises. We also offer seasonal pasture-raised broilers late Spring through Fall and pastured turkeys once a year fresh for Thanksgiving. Lazy J Cattle Ranch 1834 Bushy Creek Road, Efland, NC 27243 Tel: 919-563-2983 Contact: Frans Jobsis jjobsis@mebtel.net

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The cattle and lamb at Lazy J Cattle Ranch are strictly grass-fed. The animals receive no grain and they are never supplemented with antibiotics, hormones, or animal by-products. The Jobsises practice rotational and inter-species grazing and observe eco-friendly, pasture-based management.

Lazy J Cattle Ranch is a small operation and, as such, meat is generally available seasonally. Customers should call ahead of time to inquire about availability. Meat is sold from the farm frozen by the cut or in ¼ cuts, which are not frozen. Little Tree Farm 2130 Tommie Daniel Rd, Oxford, NC 27565 Tel: 919-693-9354 Contact: Dale and John Fluke littletreefarm@vance.net Little Tree Farm grows a variety of vegetables, flowers and fruits. We are working to improve the land through cover cropping, crop rotation, and animal rotation. We raise bees for honey and pollination. Our poultry provides us with eggs, meat (stewing hens, broilers, heritage and standard turkeys, and occasionally guineas), soil fertility and aeration as well as endless entertainment. Long Branch Environmental Education Center P.O. Box 369, Leicester, NC 28748 Tel: 828-683-3662 Contact: Paul Gallimore and Sara Martin paulg@buncombe.main.nc.us http://www.longbrancheec.org/ We offer organicially grown heritage variety red raspberries, blueberries, wineberries, thornless blackberries, strawberries, heirloom variety apples, also plants/trees for sale, including all the above, and backcrossed hybrids of American Chestnut, Persimmons, Mulberry, and Hackberry. Brook trout to for U-Catch! Open every day 9 a.m. to dark. Please call ahead for directions. Hiking trails through protected wildlife habitat and ecological sanctuary to 5,152 ft. Big Sandy Mush Bald. Solar energy demos, working examples of appropriate technology. Lynch Creek Farm 1973 Rocky Ford Road, Kittrell, NC 27544 Tel: 252-492-2600 Fax: 252-492-2600 Contact: Bob Radcliffe and Kerry Carter bob@lynchcreek.com http://www.lynchcreek.com Grass-fed beef, vegetables, free-range eggs, honey, herbs, special order seasonal cut flower and native materials, bouquets, and arrangements for all occasions. Unique containers for Mother's Day - Labor Day, call to place order and see website. Mae Farm 57 Mitchell Church Way, Louisburg, NC 27549 Tel: 252-430-1988 Contact: Michael and Suzanne Jones

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maefarmmeats@embarqmail.com http://maefarmmeats.com/index.shtml We sell free range pork, beef, and goats at MAE farm, while working with local environment groups to ensure that the 73 acres we farm will have little environmental impact. We want to ensure that the land and the land that surrounds us will be safely enjoyed for generations to come. Farm tours and nature walks are available to school and civic groups by appointment. This is a great opportunity to view animals enjoying a free-range environment. Certified by Animal Welfare Institute for high welfare pig husbandry standards. Maple Lane Homestead 8752 Overcash Road, Concord, NC 28027 Tel: 704-782-6627 Contact: Doug and Kelly Foster maplelanefarms@ctc.net http://www.maplelanehomestead.com Maple Lane Homestead is a small family farm that raises cows, rabbits, hogs, sheep, chickens, and goats. In addition to the meat they provide, we have many fine by-products! The first to come were Jacob sheep. In that same year, we added German Angora Rabbits and some colored crosses. Recently, we bought a Cormo ram and a Romney ewe. In addition to full-blooded Jacobs, we are starting a small spinning flock. Products are available at farmer's markets or direct from the farm. Our farm continues to grow and change, so please visit often to keep track of all the new happenings! Maple Spring Gardens 9812 Allison Road, Cedar Grove, NC 27231 Tel: (336) 562-5719 Contact: Ken Dawson and Libby Outlaw maple.spring.gardens@embarqmail.com http://www.maplespringgardens.com/ Maple Spring Gardens is a family owned and operated farm in northwestern Orange County, North Carolina, about 20 miles from Chapel Hill. We raise about 80 different varieties of vegetables, cut flowers and small fruits for sale to local markets. Our produce is available at the Carrboro Farmers Market and Durham Farmers Markets throughout the season, and by subscription through our CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). Maple View Farm 3109 Dairyland Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278 Tel: 919-933-3600 Fax: 919-933-3680 Contact: Bob & Roger Nutter; Muffin Brosir & Russ Seibert mapleviewfarm@visionet.org http://www.mapleviewfarm.com http://www.mapleviewfarm.comMaple View Farm is a family dairy farm located in Orange County, North Carolina, just northwest of Chapel Hill. It is a Holstein dairy farm. A grade "A" milk producer since 1922, Maple View Farm moved to the present location after selling a five generation dairy farm in Corinna, Maine.

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In 1995, the first conservation easement on the farm property was granted to the Triangle Land Conservancy to insure continuation of the farming and dairy operations. This easement designates that Maple View Farm land will be used for agricultural purposes or as open land forever The Holsteins' diet consists of grass and a custom mix grain. The grain is grown and on the farm and consists of barley silage (with crimson clover), corn silage, grain (including brewers grain, whole corn), whole cotton seed and high quality alfalfa hay. Maple View Farm grinds its own grain on the farm. The dairy cattle never receive hormones and are only administered antibiotics if they fall ill. Cows that do receive antibiotics are removed from the herd and are not milked again until antibiotic residues are undetectable. The dairy cows are not pastured; they live in an open barn on bedding. Almost all the milk produced on the farm is processed and bottled on-site at Maple View Farm's bottling operation. Only Maple View Farm milk is bottled on-site. Milk is sold in returnable glass bottles. Products include whole milk, low-fat milk, skim milk, chocolate milk, buttermilk, and butter. Maple View Farms also operates three separate stores in the immediate area”a http://www.mapleviewfarm.com/pages/countrystore.html Country Store located on-site which sells milk, butter, and ice cream; and two ice cream stores, one located in http://www.mapleviewfarm.com/pages/MVF2.html Hillsborough on Hampton Pointe Blvd and the other in http://www.mapleviewfarm.com/pages/MVF3.html Carrboro on East Weaver Street. Matlock Creek Farm 301 Matlock Creek Road, Franklin, NC 28734 Tel: 828-524-0725 Fax: 828-524-9585 Contact: Carol Streiff - Store Manager matlockcreekfarm@verizon.net http://www.matlockcreekfarm.com Matlock Creek Farm is located in western North Carolina. Not only is Matlock Creek Farm committed to growing and selling produce and free-range poultry eggs of the highest quality, we are also committed to sharing our knowledge and techniques to encourage all gardeners and farmers to utilize the tested and proven farming methods we use. Serving as an educational outlet offering educational topics including soil preparation, to planting techniques, weeding and pest control, compost tutorials, questions on raising farm animals and farm management, Matlock Creek Farm also has a media center on location. An extensive library is also available with gardening and farming books pertaining to a variety of agricultural topics. <P Matlock Creek Farm is North Carolina's headquarters for organic amendments and supplies, offering soil testing, as well as microbial assays. Additionally, we offer information on producing your own biodiesel. <P Combining old farming methods with new farming research, we harvest high quality seasonal produce and free-range poultry eggs at local farmers' markets as well as at our own market on location. Matzah Rising Farm 1105 W. Greensboro-Chapel Hill Rd., Snow Camp, NC 27349 Tel: 336-376-8765 Contact: Gerry Cohn corncrib@netpath.net http://snowcamp.snowcampscientific.com/matzah/

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410 Justus Road, Valle Crucis, NC 28604 Tel: 828-963-4656 info@maverickfarms.com Maverick Farms is an educational non-profit farm dedicated to promoting family farming as a community resource and reconnecting local food networks. Maverick Farms formed in spring 2004 to preserve a small farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, an area under intense pressure from development. It operates as an open laboratory, experimenting with human-scale farming techniques and traditional food preparation. Maverick Farms works to reclaim the pleasures of eating and sharing meals in a culture overrun by industrial agriculture and flavorless food. The project arose out of Springhouse Farm, which for 30 years sold hand-picked vegetables to local restaurants. Maverick Farms is continuing with that tradition while embarking on new education and outreach projects to connect local food producers and consumers. In our monthly (http://www.maverickfarms.com/farm-dinners.html" farm dinners we apply traditional cooking techniques to the best locally grown beyond-organic ingredients we can find. Our own farm supplies most of the produce; other local growers fill in the gaps when possible. Guests are also welcome at our two-story, 125-year-old "http://www.maverickfarms.com/agritourism.html" farmhouse with a wrap-around porch overlooking a creek, a chicken coop, vegetable gardens, and orchards. Guests may play the concert grand piano, borrow books from the libraries, play badminton, and help harvest herbs, fruit, and vegetables from the gardens. Guests will experience the hustle and bustle of life on a working farm, as well as the relaxed atmosphere we strive to create. Each comfortable guest room is private and most have reading chairs and desks. There are many sitting areas around the farmhouse and yard to rest and have conversation (including hammocks by the creek). One of the farm members, Sara Safransky, is a certified yoga instructor, and offers private yoga classes geared to any level. Breakfasts are made available and feature selections composed entirely of all-natural, locally-raised products. Two rooms are available to guests, and the creek and chickens can be heard in the background. Prices, which are listed on the Maverick Farm "http://www.maverickfarms.com/agritourism.html" website, are for short visits; (mailto:info@maverickfarms.com" contact us about discounts for longer stays. Meadow Lane Farm Leonard Family Farm 571 Leonard Farm Road, Louisburg, NC 27549 Tel: 919-496-4852 Contact: Steve and Martha Mobley http://www.LeonardFarm.com Since 1919, our family farm has been in the business of raising quality beef cattle on the rolling pastureland near Lousburg in Franklin County, NC. We recently began direct marketing our natural (no antibiotics nor added hormones) beef and chevon (goat meat) at area Farmers Markets (Durham Farmers Market - year round on Saturday's - main market) and at our farm by

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appointment. We have Angus beef raised all on pasture with a limited amount of farm-produced grain (oats/barley/hay) given. In the fall of year, our farm is open to school groups for farm visits (free pumpkin); on Sat. and Sun, May 16 and 17, 2009, we will be on the Annual Franklin County Farm Foods Tour.. from 11 a.m. -- 5 p.m.. Hope you can visit! Give us a call for quality meats or a farm visit. Meadowbright Farm 323 Old Express Road, Louisburg, NC 27549 Tel: 919-496-3097 Contact: Sheryl and Ed Munt meadowbrightfarm@hotmail.com Bright meadows bring forth vegetables, fruits, flowers and herbs. In the pasture happy chickens produce free-range eggs and Thanksgiving turkeys grow plump (put your order in early!). In the woods shiitake mushrooms grow on specially prepared logs. Purchase direct from the farm, Farmers' Market or our CSA. Michael Muller Beef 8750 Harmony Church Road, Mebane, NC 27302 Tel: 919-563-4484 Contact: Michael Muller mmuller@mebtel.net Michael Muller raises all-natural, grass-fed beef on chemical free pastures just northwest of Durham in Orange County. The cattle are entirely grass-fed (they never receive grain nor are they finished on grain) and they are never administered hormones, antibiotics, wormers, insect control agents, or vaccinations. They roam on pasture with constant access to food and water and are handled in such a way as to minimize stress as much as possible. Cattle are not slaughtered until beef is ordered. An entire animal must be reserved before going to processing. Various amounts of meat”½, ¼, etc.”are generally split up amongst different customers. After placing their order, customers requesting specific cuts, i.e. ground, steaks, etc., can submit their requests to Michael who will inform the butcher. It is advised that customers call ahead of time to inquire about availability. Do not call the-day-of expecting to order and pick up meat. Milk and Honey Farm 1335 N Hoots Road, Ronda, NC 28670 Tel: 336-957-3193 Contact: Melissa and Eric Brown

Millarckee Farm 6833 Bethel South Fork Road, Graham, NC 27253 Tel: 336-376-6978 Contact: Danie Tolfree http://www.carrborofarmersmarket.com/millarckee.shtml Organically grown (uncertified) for 25 years on the same two acres using a permanent path/bed system on three-year rotations, with cover crops, green manures, crop rotations, aged compost and

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manure, ground rock, and soil microorganisms. Major crops: salad greens, pea greens, peas, basil, tomats, peppers. Call for farm sales. MillStone Farm and Gardens 1145 Union Church Road, PO Box 39, Cameron, NC 28326 Tel: (910) 947-3752 Contact: Harry and Sarah Webster sswebster@mindspring.com MillStone Farm and Gardens grows a large variety of spring, summer and cool weather vegetables as well as Cut Flowers. Visit us at one of our 3 markets or call us to schedule an on-farm appointment. Moore Farm 5539 Liberty Grove Road, Lot # 9, Liberty, NC 27298 Tel: 336-228-1753 ext. 3 Contact: Brad Moore My pigs get to do what they do naturally: graze, root, and play in the sunshine without added hormones or antibiotics! They are fed home grown grains and rotate on small paddocks of grasses, crop residues, and annual crops. A variety of pork products are sold at the Piedmont Triad Farmers' Market and directly to consumers by appointment only. Moretz Mountain Orchard 2820 Big Hill Road, Boone, NC 28607 Tel: 828-264-3424 Contact: Bill Moretz http://wataugacountyfarmersmarket.org/lists/bill_moretz Call for availability of apples and other fruits, nuts, honey, produce, herbs, preserves, apple trees and perennials. Mountain Farm 125 Copperhead Bend, Burnsville, NC 28714 Tel: 828-675-4856 Contact: Jerry and Marilyn Cade marilyn@mountainfarm.net http://www.mountainfarm.net (http://www.mountainfarm.net" Mountain Farm is a 24-acre lavender, blueberry, and dairy goat farm in the Southern Appalachians of North Carolina. Our small herd, which is entirely hormone and antibiotic free, includes registered Saanen, Alpine, Oberhasli, and Nubian goats. We are dedicated to preserving our land as a farm that provides safe, natural, and beautiful products. We enthusiastically embrace environmental methods to protect these woods, pastures, and streams. As the farm prospers, we will be able to increase the number of workers from our rural community. These goals are the foundation of sustainable agriculture and the farm stewardship foundation.

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Our pick-your-own blueberries ripen in June and July. Heavenly lavender blooms from June to September. Our goats produce milk, which we sell for use in pet food. Handmade goat milk soap is also available for purchase. Farm visits are welcome Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. Bottle feed the kids in season, hike the trails, picnic at the pond, or sit in a chair in a lavender field and just inhale. Please call ahead. Mountain Farm's romantic (http://www.mountainfarm.net/cottage.html" Blueberry Cottage rents from April through October. Guests can delight in the Lavender breezes, tour our farm, and pick blueberries in the area directly surrounding the cabin. It's a getaway spot like no other! Mountain Fresh Orchards 2887 Chimney Rock Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792 Tel: 828-685-7606 Contact: Donald and Joan Price apples@mtnfreshorchards.com http://www.mtnfreshorchards.com/ From this family owned and operated farm, enjoy choosing between 14 varieties of apples, fresh mountain cabbage, locally grown tomats and other vegetables, fresh or pasteurized cider, apple butter, pumpkin butter, peach butter, chow chow, honey, jams/jellies, pickles, apple cider spice, kitchen products, pumpkins, gourds, Indian corn, and so much more. Mountain Gardens 546 Shuford Creek Road, Burnsville, NC 28714 Tel: 828-675-5664 Contact: Joe Hollis http://www.mountaingardensherbs.com/ Mountain Gardens is a 3-acre "botanical garden of useful plants," specializing in perennial food plants and medicinal herbs. We sell seeds and plants, fresh and dried medicinal herbs, and medicinal herb preparations (tinctures, salves). More information at website. Mountain Harvest Organics 77 Wyatt Lane, Hot Springs, NC 28743 Tel: 828-622-3654 Contact: Julie Mansfield farmer@mountainharvestorganic.com http://www.mountainharvestorganic.com/

Mustard Seed Gardens 639 Arrowhead Loop, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-542-4449 Contact: Chris and Eric Stonehouse Offerings include seasonal vegetables, fruit, herbs and cut flowers - all grown without the use of synthetic fertilizers or chemicals. Emphasis is placed on the use of heirloom vegetables and starting

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plants from seed for increased variety and flavor. Sales are direct-to-consumer through both a 22-week CSA and at the Pittsboro Farmers' Market. Season runs April thru October. Nantahala Farm 477 Long Branch Road, Topton, NC 28781 Tel: 828-321-9036 Contact: Nancy Shirley orders@healthtreasures.com http://www.nantahala-farm.com/ Nantahala Farm sells chicken eggs, chicks and chickens. We specialize in endangered heirloom breeds such as Dominique and Brabanter. We also sell Nigerian Dwarf and Toggenburg goats. We sell New Zealand rabbits for meat, fur, or as pets. We grow some of the food for our animals. Other crop inputs: on-farm manure Narnia Farms 70 Lynn Cove Rd, Asheville, NC 28804 Tel: 828-255-4999 Contact: Glenn Kopp kopp1@mindspring.com

New Beginning Farm 4048 Johnson Road, Vale, NC 28168 Tel: 704-462-2505 Contact: Donnie Cline We have produced organic vegetables on 20 acres since 1989. A variety of seasonal vegetables are grown year 'round. For the past five years focus has been on heirloom varieties. On-farm, sales are by appointment only, with sales at the Charlotte Regional market. The market is open year 'round; I am there Saturdays only. New Moon Farm Organics 1420 Belk Road, Mount Ulla, NC 28125 Tel: 704-799-0185 Contact: Suzanne Ballard newmoonfarm@alltel.net http://www.newmoonfarmorganic.com Certified organic farm, serving the entire Lake Norman area. CSA, produce, eggs, chickens, honey New Town Farms 4610 New Town Road, Waxhaw, NC 28173 Tel: 704-843-5182 Contact: Sammy and Melinda Koenigsberg Newtownfarms@alltel.net We are a small family farm in operation since 1990. Growing on five acres, we focus on the soil and the art of growing vegetables. We also offer free-range chicken, pastured pork, and turkey.

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New Town Farms 4610 New Town Road, Waxhaw, NC 28173 Tel: 704-534-5582 Contact: Sammy and Melinda Koenigsberg We are a small family farm in operation since 1990. Growing on five acres, we focus on the soil and the art of growing vegetables. We also offer free-range chicken, pastured pork, and turkey. Newberry's Blueberries 5387 NC Highway 53 East, Burgaw, NC 28425 Tel: 910-259-7436 Contact: Susie Newberry Approximately 50 acres of Southern Highbush blueberries, and approximately 5 acres in "pesticide free" blueberries. Sales on farm May-June during blueberry season. Fresh frozen berries available year-round. Nu Horizons Farm 975 Pittsboro Goldston Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-542-4007 Fax: 919-542-4007 Contact: Susan & Leigh Loraine nuhorizonsfarm@earthlink.net

Oakley Laurel Farm 1320 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC 28401 Tel: 910-251-3732 Contact: Robb Prichard I raise horses and use their composted manure for my 1/4 acre garden. My small CSA has a fall season and a spring season, each of 13 weeks. I cover crop / green manure in the summer, to build up soil for cool weather vegetables and use only OMRI-approved pesticides and fertilizers. Otter Creek Trout Farm 1914 Otter Creek Road, Topton, NC 28781 Tel: 828-321-9810 Contact: Alex and Nicole Denison ottercreektrout@yahoo.com http://www.ncagr.gov/NCproducts/showsite.asp?ID=23 Located in beautiful Nantahala, OCTF provides fresh rainbow trout whole, fillet, and live for pond stocking, educational tours, and ½ mile stocked creek to anglers. Call for pricing; delivery available. Because we're a working farm, please contact us early to schedule your tour to learn more about aquaculture, supporting local farmers, and enjoying farm-fresh products. Open year-round 8 a.m.-sunset. Our Farm at Richland Creek 116 Loeb Drive, Brevard, NC 28712 Tel: 828-506-6426

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Fax: 541 913-7228 Contact: Shelley Heath info@ourfarmatrichlandcreek.com http://www.ourfarmatrichlandcreek.com We are the first CSA in Transylvania County, nestled in the Wester North Carolina Mountains. We will be offering 50 full share, half shares available. Aside from a wide variety or high quality, organic vegetables we will be offering workshops, classes, field trips, and volunteer opportunities. We are developing pasture poultry, honey bees, and beef. Please join us and help our farm grow! Owl's Nest Farm 477 Rock Bridge Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-837-2202 Contact: Patty Strother chicken_ladee@earthlink.net

Parker Farms 8015 Tilley Road, Hurdle Mills, NC 27541 Tel: 919-732-6366 Contact: Randall and Renee Parker rparkerfarms@myfam.com http://www.freewebs.com/parkerfarms/ Parker Farms is dedicated to producing an all natural pork. Our pigs and chickens are allowed free access to open pastures. Our family strives to be good stewards of our animals and land. Pork and eggs can be purchased at the farm. Call for availability. Peaceful Meadows Farm 1740 Camden Rd., Marshville, NC 28103 Tel: 704-233-4902 Fax: 704-233-4902 Contact: Philip or Sheila Brooks peacefulmeadowsfarm@juno.com A small farm interested in providing healthy food for people interested in their health. We grow vegetables and blueberries naturally and also raise grass-fed beef without any hormones, antibiotics or other growth enhancers. Our beef is never fed grain at any time. We sell direct to consumers from our farm. Peaceful Valley Honey 142 Cemetery Road, Mocksville, NC 27028 Tel: 336-998-2975 Fax: 336-998-2975 SusanFariss@PeacefulValleyHoney.com http://www.PeacefulValleyHoney.com Honey enjoys a reputation like no other food. It is one of nature's most versatile products. One of man's earliest foods, it has been valued throughout civilizations. At Peaceful Valley Honey, nothing is more important to us than preserving honey's golden reputation. We take special care to keep in

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in its natural state, so that the nutrients are preserved and the honey remains pure. Contained in these pages, you will find information to help you educate yourself about the benefits of natural raw honey. After you get to know us, we are confident that you, too will want Peaceful Valley Honey in your home. Greg with Frame of HoneybeesCourtney at Bee HivesKristen Gets Ready to Check Bee HivesJordan Operates Honey Extractor Greg examines frame, Courtney checks hives, Kristen readies to check hives, Jordan extracts honey. Along with our fine all natural raw honey, we also offer beeswax candles and cosmetics. Our lip balms and lotion bars are made with wholesome natural and organic ingredients to nourish your skin. Peaceful Valley Honey is a family business. While some of our kids have grown up and moved too far away to help us on a regular basis, most of them live close enough to make it home during the really busy times at the apiary. At only fifteen minutes away, Courtney is able to spend considerable time working with us. We appreciate that help. Peregrine Farm 9418 Perry Road, Graham, NC 27253 Tel: 336-376-6320 Fax: 336-376-0014 Contact: Alex and Betsy Hitt abhitt@mindspring.com Since 1981 Alex and Betsy have been growing the finest quality cut flowers, small fruits, and vegetables for the Triangle market while also raising heritage Thanksgiving turkeys. Developing a sustainable farming system using the most environmentally responsible methods and materials has been a guiding principle from the beginning. Alex and Betsy are both full time farmers. The farm is situated on the banks of the Haw River, in the Eli Whitney community in southern Alamance County. Members of the Carrboro Farmers' Market since 1986, they are committed to building a local food system. While the Carrboro Farmers' Market is the major outlet, their products are also available at other local retail outlets. E-mail the farm to receive an e-newsletter and reserve a turkey. Orders (deposit required) for Thanksgiving turkeys are taken starting in late August and confirmed two weeks before Thanksgiving. Turkeys can be picked up at the Carrboro Farmer's Market on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. Perry-winkle Farm 1061 White Cross Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Tel: 919-933-6189 Contact: Cathy Jones & Mike Perry perrywinklefarm@aol.com Diversity is the name of the game at Perry-winkle Farm. We market at 3 local farmers' markets and grow seasonal vegetables and cut flowers for sales from March through December. Flocks of laying hens, housed in "eggmobiles" move around the farm's fields acting as gleaners while providing

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additional fertility and biodiversity. Other inputs: non-medicated feed. Peterson Farm 4255 Mt. Gilead Church Rd, Sophia, NC 27350 Tel: 336-861-4062 Contact: Joe Peterson joe@petersonrealfood.com http://www.petersonrealfood.com At Peterson Farm, they are committed to producing the best tasting, most healthy food possible, in a sustainable way. They call it 'real food.' They care for the soil, water, air, plants, animals, and especially their customers. They never use pesticides or commercial fertilizers on their crops or routine antibiotics or growth hormones in their animals. Everything is grown in harmony with nature. Plants are given organic nutrients, which not only nourish the plants but also the soil organisms. They let chickens be chickens, cows be cows, and pigs be pigs according to their nature and needs. Every food product raised on Peterson Farm yields a great tasting bounty that is full of nutrients. Philosophy Farm 537 Wilson Branch Road, Mars Hill, NC 28754 Tel: 828-680-9484 Contact: Krys and Steve Crimi We are a small biodynamic/permaculture farm raising a wide variety of vegetables, fruit, herbs and plants. We have angora goats, cotswold sheep and a llama who give us hand-spun fibers and knitted products. We have a labyrinth and a number of shrines, house the Alan Chadwick Biodynamic Archive, and show uplifting films in our barn in the warm weather. We sell in local stores and restaurants. Visits by appointment. Other crop inputs include biodynamic preparations and compost. Piedmont Biofarm 78 Coyote Run, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-444-9680 Contact: Doug Jones piedmontbiofarms@yahoo.com http://www.biofuels.coop/csa/ Our farm is located next to Piedmont Biofuels Industrial. We grow vegetables year-round, using season extension techniques, marketing almost as much in winter as in summer. We grow a lot of vegetable seed, and sell some, especially seed garlic. Our on-farm research includes extensive variety trials and plant breeding, with a special focus on peppers and brassicas. Pine Knot Farms 8906 Hester Road, Hurdle Mills, NC 27541 Tel: 919-644-3276 Contact: Stanley Hughes Sweet potats, collards, kale, cabbage, broccoli, pastured pork and chickens. Certified organic produce.

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Named Small Farmer of the Year 2004 Plum Granny Farm PO Box 1025, King, NC 27021 Tel: (505) 463-5460 Contact: Cheryl Ferguson and Ray Tuegel cheryl@cafray.com garlic and cut flowers, will sell at Farmers' Market in King summer 2008. Organic Fertilizers, Heirloom Varieties, Organic Fungicides, Organic Herbicides, Organic Pesticides;Cover Crops / Soil Building Rotations, Integrated Pest Management, No Till / Conservation Tillage;;;; Polecat Mountain Farm 9016 Lonnie Harris Road, Oxford, NC 27565 Tel: 919-690-2182 Contact: Tom and Sherry Kretschmer farm@polecatmountain.com http://www.polecatmountain.com Polecat Mountain Farm is located on the eastern edge of the North Carolina Piedmont just 15 miles north of Oxford. We can't begin to tell you how excited we are about what we are doing here. Our mission is good, healthy, clean, chemical free food for ourselves and others. Humane treatment of our land and animals is our standard. Our poultry for meat and eggs are raised on pasture and are only fed organic feed. Pasture raised broilers are available early summer to fall. Goats feast on grasses and bush throughout the warm spring and summer months. During the winter they are fed all-natural grain, which the hogs receive as well, that's grown on a local farm. We also grow a variety of vegetables including pole beans, zucchini, and silver queen corn. Heritage turkeys ( (http://www.albc-usa.org Narragansetts and (http://www.albc-usa.org Spanish Blacks ) will be available for the first time for the 2005 holiday season. It is suggested that interested customers call as soon as possible to place an order and reserve your bird. Pop Acres 1960 Hwy 274, Cherryville, NC 28021 Tel: 704-435-2561 Contact: Allen Hoyle ahoyle@lincoln.k12.nc.us

Poplar Ridge Farm 1619 Waxhaw Indian Trails Rd. S., Waxhaw, NC 28173 Tel: 704-843-5744 Fax: 704-843-0143 Contact: Marianne Battistone and Philip Norwood poplarridgefarm@att.net http://www.poplarridgefarmnc.com

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We are a small family owned and managed farm that offers four types of CSA memberships. One can sign up for participation in a Produce and Herb, Flower, Poultry/Eggs/Bread or Pork CSA. Shareholders may pick up at the farm or choose to have delivery every Wednesday, 2-6pm. Many varieties of vegetables and flowers are grown. Flowers can be purchased by the stem or in bouquets. We offer recipes, tours, special events and classes. Established in 1994, we maintain strict organic farming methods. CSA Membership applications are due February 1st of each year and can be obtained, by request, through our website. Poppy's Knob Farm 215 Hubert Norris Rd, Boone, NC 28607 Tel: 828-265-0432 Contact: Cynthia Lowrance poppysknobfarm@bellsouth.net http://www.poppysknobfarm.com Poppy's Knob is a small family farm and garden owned and operated by Jeff and Cynthia Lowrance and our two sons Mason and Caleb. We are located in the Western North Carolina Appalachian Mountains just out side of Boone, NC. We raise a variety of garden vegetables, free range poultry and eggs, pork, and Jersey cattle. We strive to be good stewards of the land by maintaining and enhancing soil, water and air quality through sustainable farming practices. Our crops are grown without synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, or herbicides. We use compost, cover crops, mulching and crop rotation to encourage healthy soil and plants and to build long term fertility. Our livestock is raised humanely, on rotated pasture without the use of hormones, anibiotics or any other unnecessary chemicals. They are free to graze, root and socialize which makes for a happier, healthier, superior meat product. Our goal is to always provide the highest quality products to all of our customers.

Possum Spring Farm 1404 Pleasants Road, Wendell, NC 27591 Tel: 919-250-1061 Fax: 919-250-1058 Contact: Teresa and John Hice org_grower@yahoo.com We a small family operation located in Wendell, NC. Our product is fresh shiitake mushrooms grown on white oak logs without pesticides. We currently sell direct to customers and local resturants. Proffitt Family Farms 150 Old Home Place, Kings Mountain, NC 28086 Tel: (704) 739-1666 Fax: (704) 739-1666 Contact: Brian Eagan

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brianeagan@proffittfarms.com http://www.proffittfarms.com PROFFITT FAMILY FARMS Located in the foothills of North Carolina just 35 miles west of Charlotte. Our mission is to produce high quality food grown in a natural way. To provide our animals with an environment that lets them live their entire lives as nature intended, by allowing them to forage exclusively on pasture. On our farm we let the cows and pasture land sustain each other with only rain and sunshine. Qualla Berry Farm 3274 Qualla Rd, Hayesville, NC 28904 Tel: 828-389-3551 Contact: John Clarke jkqualla@verizon.net http://www.quallaberryfarm.com Delicious, organic U-pick raspberries, an old timer's local variety, are available Saturdays in June and September-October. Weekday picking by appointment. Raspberry plants available April-June. Picking updates on our website.

R Farm, Inc. 1530 New Stock Road, Weaverville, NC 28787 Tel: 828-779-9028 Fax: 828-658-0615 Contact: John Rowland and Karen Osborne-Rowland johnrowland@verizon.net Greens, peppers, potats, winter squash, leeks and fennel, zucchini, lettuce, basil, explorations into mushroom production. Marketing through Carolina Organic Growers and Eastern Carolina Organics.

Raft Swamp Farms 305 Andrews Road, Red Springs, NC 28376 Tel: 910-263-4111 Contact: Jackie and Louie Hough http://www.raftswampfarms.org/ Organic farm incubator; educational farm where opportunity is available to learn the skill of organic, small-scale, sustainable farming. Organically grown produce and herbs, workshops, walking trails, working windmill. The farm is a site on the NC Birding Trail. Volunteer, lean, buy produce, grow your farm! Please call to arrange a visit. Physical location: Highway 211 at Andrews Road, Red Springs, NC 28377. Other crop inputs: onsite vermicomposting, compost tea production. Rainbow Meadow Farms 3181 Gray's Mill Road, Snow Hill, NC 28580 Tel: (252) 523-02

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Contact: Genell Pridgen and Sandra Garner genell@rmfpasturepuremeats.com http://www.rainbowmeadowfarms.com Rainbow Meadow Farms is an eighth generation family farming operation. We utilize multi-species intensive grazing practices to produce lamb, poultry, eggs and pastured pork for our customers. We sell directly from the farm, via our website www.rmfmeats.com and at the New Bern Farmer's Market. Our meats are hormone/antibiotic free. Rare Earth Farms 2416 White Oak Road, Raleigh, NC 27609 Tel: 919-349-6080 Contact: Karl Hudson lll Rare Earth Farms is a producer of 100% all-natural, grass-fed Angus beef, raised in an open-air and free-range environment. All beef is raised without any antibiotics, hormones or steroids. Our all-natural beef offers a healthy alternative to commercially raised feedlot beef. All of our animals are raised according to the approved standards of the Animal Welfare Institute. Rare Earth Farms is a locally owned family-farm operation. Raven Rocks Farm 385 Hodges-Miller Road, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 Tel: 828-295-3771 Contact: Kelly Coffey kelly@theravenrocks.com Wholesale only through New River Organic Growers & Eastern Carolina Organics; heritage apples, vegetables, beef cattle.

Red Feather Farm 5017 Brooks Chapel Road, Ellenboro, NC 28040 Tel: 704-538-3834 Contact: Dorothy Houlditch Red Feather Farm is 116 acres near the South Mountains upon which no pesticides or herbicides have been used in over 28 years. The cattle are 100% grass fed with no steroids, hormones or antibiotic-laced feed ever used. Meat is sold directly to the consumer. We use a NCDA inspected local processor and sell half, 1/4 sides, and sample packs. Ripshin Goat Dairy 1865 Highway 268, Lenoir, NC 28645 Tel: 828-758-0906 Contact: Liza Plaster and William Early http://www.ripshingoatdairy.com/ Ripshin Goat Dairy is a family farm between Lenoir and Blowing Rock, NC. We raise Saanen dairy goats and sell our handmade cheeses at farmer's markets in Boone and Hickory, NC, and on the farm. Our chevre is available plain or herbed with fresh, organically grown herbs from our gardens.

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Rising Meadow Farm 3750 Williams Dairy Road, Liberty, NC 27298 Tel: 336-622-1795 Contact: Ann and Ron Fay http://risingmeadow.com/ 128 acres of fields, meadows and woodland in Randolph Co. and home to our flock of 200 sheep as well as a number of Angora goats, llamas, beef cattle and chickens. From three breeds of sheep we sell breeding stock, lamb fleeces and roving, yarn, sheepskins, blankets and soap. Group tours by pre-arrangement. Shearing Day (Feb.), Spring Open House (Apr), and Farmfest (Sept) open to the public. Rock House Farm Burke,LLC 91 B Ceramic Tile Drive, Morganton, NC 28655 Tel: 828-391-6881 Fax: 828-391-6882 Contact: Quez Little Qlittle@pshf.com http://www.rockhousefarm.info Rock House Farm LLC is a working farm . We sell Wagyu cattle, Wagyu beef, Wagyu Semen and Emybro's , English Heritage Breed Pork, Large Blacks , Gloucestershire Olde Spots and Berkshires. All raised naturally without inorganic inputs, petroleum based products or man made chemical additives or medicines. Rock House Farm is owned by individuals who care about how the food we eat is produced, cared for, handled and the sustainability of our farm with regards to the land it occupies and the community around it. Our aim is to supply sustainable, environmentally sound and healthy food to our family, friends, and community while taking serious the responsibility for our land, plants and animals in a holistically managed manner. Rockings Farm 567 Garvey Rd., Piney Creek, NC 28663 Tel: 336-359-8324 Fax: 336-359-8498 Contact: Alan and Pam Souther rockingsfarm@yahoo.com http://www.rockingsfarm.com/ Rockings Farm is a family owned farm and nursery. We provide certified organic greenhouse transplants and vegetables. We also raise pastured lamb and beef naturally with no hormones or antibiotics finished on organic alfalfa which is also available to other farms. Rogers Farm 212 Sylvan School Road, Snow Camp, NC 27349 Tel: 919-966-5187 Contact: Ruth and Billy Rogers brogers@unch.unc.edu Rogers Farm has grass-fed beef, vegetables, and flowers available; to purchase any of these items just call the farm.

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Rose Hill Farm 2305 Jay Shambley Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-742-6584 Fax: 919-742-6584 Contact: Andy & Heather Youngblood rosehillpoultry@earthlink.net Located halfway between Siler City and Pittsboro, Rose Hill Farm is a sustainable operation that gs to great lengths to raise a variety of animals in an environmentally conscious setting. The Youngbloods have been farming here since 1998 and their operation was once certified organic. While the farm is no longer certified (due to expenses), the same principles that govern organic standards are strictly observed”none of the animals are supplemented with antibiotics, hormones, or animal by-products in their feed, they are all fed all-natural diets, and each animal is raised in a natural, humane setting. Cattle, goats, turkeys, guinea hens, chickens, ducks, and rabbits all call the farm home. Rose Hill Farm's cattle spend their entire lives on grass”pasture-born and pasture-finished. The cows feed exclusively on grass and grass alone throughout much of the year, although they may receive a small amount of grain in the winter to supplement their diet. While on pasture, the cattle are never permitted to wade into the farm's ponds and creeks. The Youngbloods have a special arrangement with the EPA which provides them with fences that guard their waterways from wandering livestock and thus keeps the water clean and clear. The goats are raised in much the same manner”pasture-raised and grass-fed. Chickens and turkeys are raised outdoors throughout the warm months, but do spend some time inside during the winter to protect them from the cold. The turkeys are outside for a longer amount of time, as they are hardier animals. While inside, however, the birds are given more than enough room to themselves, approximately 4 to 8 square feet/bird. The guinea hens are raised indoors, while the ducks are free-ranged. All of the meats are available year-round from the farm and at area farmers' markets, specifically the Raleigh Farmers' Market and the High Cross Market in Cary. Rose Hill Farm products can be purchased at the Raleigh market seven days a week throughout the year and at the High Cross Market on Saturdays. The meats are available in a variety of cuts”the beef is processed into custom cuts (steaks, ground, etc.) while the birds are sold whole and in parts. The Youngbloods actually operate a USDA-inspected poultry processing facility on their farm, which is where they process their own birds, of course, along with poultry from a number of farms from as far away as Alabama and Kansas. Meats are also available by shipment via UPS. Rose Mountain Farm PO Box 225, Lansing, NC 28643 Tel: 336-977-2535 Contact: Ann Rose ann@rosemountainfarm.com http://www.rosemountainfarm.com We are a family owned farm producing fresh vegetables in the summer, pastured poultry, pasture-raised pork, shiitake mushrooms, free-range eggs. We operate with draft horses and do not use modern equipment.

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Runaway Scrape 884 Piney Ridge Road, Forest City, NC 28043 Tel: 828-395-1825 Contact: Judi and Dick Gustafson We have just moved to NC and are just setting up our farm. We hope to sell vegetables at the farmers' market and other local outlets. All this selling is new to us, but we are excited... and scared.

Running Horse Farm P.O. Box 789, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 Tel: 828-884-7482 Contact: Ed & Lillian Updike updike_ed@citcom.net Ed and Lilian Updike raise a small herd of lambs mainly for wool production. A very small amount of lamb meat is available for purchase from the farm once a year, usually in late October or early November. Most of this lamb normally gs to neighbors or friends. The Updikes do produce a good amount of raw wool or fleece that can be purchased from the farm. Some of the fleeces are even natural chocolate brown. Running Pine Herb Farm 325 Richardson Road, Reidsville, NC 27320 Tel: 336-349-5512 Contact: Sam and Deborah Crumpton Running Pine Herb Farm is located in the rolling hills of Rockingham County near Reidsville, North Carolina. We grow culinary and medicinal herbs that we sell at local farmer's markets and herb festivals around the state. We practice organic methods, but are not certified. We are creating display gardens at the farm, but they are currently under construction. We also are starting to sell produce at the farmer's markets. We offer many unusal herbs that cannot be found at the local garden center. We also carry a large variety of scented geraniums. Ruppert's Roost PO Box 833, Star, NC 27356 Tel: 910-572-1393 Fax: 919-572-8177 Contact: Nancy Ruppert Local raw honey, retail. Hours variable; may call 7:30 am - 10:00 pm 7 days/week. Other inputs: no crop additives, all-natural parasite control. Scott Farm Organics 540 Scott Farm Lane, New Bern, NC 28562 Tel: 252-224-1809 Contact: Trent and Rebecca Scott scottfarmorganics@yahoo.com http://www.scottfarmorganics.com/ We produce locally grown, certified organic vegetables on our small family farm. We sell our

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products at the New Bern Farmers' Market in New Bern, NC on Saturdays and plan to have a roadside stand up this summer near the farm. We grow lettuces, cabbage, beets, radishes, turnips, sweet potats, tomats, peppers, swiss chard, sugar snap peas, okra, onions, herbs, squash, cucumbers, and much more! SecondWind Farm 308 Southwind Lane, Hillsborough, NC 27278 Tel: 919-245-1018 Contact: Vera and Jim Shanley vera@verapottery.com http://www.verapottery.com/sub.php?farm 36 Acre farm and fruit orchard growing local cut flowers, vegetables, and fruit. SEEDS 706 Gilbert Street, Durham, NC 27701 Tel: 919-683-1197 Fax: 919-688-1249 Contact: Lucy Harris info@seedsnc.org http://www.seedsnc.org/ The SEEDS market gardens, located in downtown Durham, are managed by DIG (Durham Inner-City Gardeners), a youth-driven urban gardening program that teaches sustainable gardening, healthy business practices and responsible leadership. We grow a wide variety of annual and perennial vegetables, fruits, herbs, and cut flowers that we sell at the Durham Farmer's Market and to local restaurants. Shady Grove Farm P.O. Box 34, Hurdle Mills, NC 27541 Tel: 336-599-8664 Contact: Steven and Sara Moize greenthumb@theshadygrovefarm.com http://www.theshadygrovefarm.com The Shady Grove Farm is nestled in the farming community of Hurdle Mills, in the Piedmont of North Carolina, just a short drive from Durham, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Roxboro, and Burlington. We are a 185 acre, sustainable, family farm, specializing in grass fed, pasture raised poultry, eggs, pork, and beef. We also grow hundreds of varieties of fruits and vegetables for farmers' market and restaurant sales. By utilizing sustainable methods from various disciplines we strive to achieve our ever growing goals. We are very passionate about bringing you produce that is fresh, clean, and free from chemical poisons and other bad energies. Farming in a sustainable manner is not just a job to us, it is our way of life! We, at The Shady Grove Farm, practice a form of sustainable agriculture that is as clean and pure as the environment we want to live in. Through the combined use of Permaculture practices, Biodynamic principles, Traditional Organic methods, Farmscaping, Habitat Restoration, and a strong sense of Stewardship we strive to create a farm that works in harmony with Nature.

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Shady Oaks Farm 3487 Yount Road, Newton, NC 28658 Tel: 828-228-1013 Fax: 828-464-5722 Contact: Tim and Judy Roberts tjrob50@hotmail.com http://www.ncfarmfresh.com/ We have 30 acres of which 18 are used for production. We follow organic practice as much as possible. Crops include large selection of pumpkins and fall squash with a nice variety of summer vegetables. Hours: M-F 9-5 June-Nov. CSA / U-pick / Order ahead available. This year we will have u-pick blackberries; in 2 years we will have u-pick blueberries. Honey from the farm: spring and fall. Shepherds Ranch Angus Beef 6000 Jabo Hussey Road, Robbins, NC 27325 Tel: 336-301-2735 info@shepherdsranchangusbeef.com http://www.shepherdsranchangusbeef.com Shepherds Ranch primary goal is to optimize the production of grassfed beef in order to produce the highest quality product. To achieve this goal, we will focus on raising and producing livestock that fit the natural environment rather than artificially changing the environment to obtain a conventional product. It is our objective to have the livestock support the goals and mission of Shepherds Ranch rather than have Shepherds Ranch artificially support inefficient cattle. The following guidelines will be utilized to obtain a nutritious, healthy and sustainable consumer product. To implement and demonstrate agricultural practices that are natural, sustainable, and economically viable. To offer only the healthiest grass fed Angus beef possible. To provide beef with the best flavor and tenderness through strict herd selection. To gain and maintain consumer confidence in the integrity of our beef. To be sensitive and respectful of our natural resources. To provide the local agricultural education community with a resource to allow for students to learn sustainable natural ranching by actively participating in the process. Shepherds Run Farm P.O. Box 155, Ash, NC 28420 Tel: 910-287-3305 Contact: Tracy Hibbard tlmhdakota@atmc.net As a new farm, Shepherds Run is planning on expanding and diversifying their operation. Their goal for the future is to have meat for sale on the hoof, or delivered to the butcher for purchase. For now, however, the farm has farm fresh eggs. Call for prices and availability. Shiloh Farm & Retreat 1264 Rocky Ford Road, Louisburg, NC 27549 Tel: 252-438-4002 Contact: Charles & Linda Gupton shilohfarm@vance.net

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Singing Frogs Farm 1321 Yates Store Road, Apex, NC 27523 Tel: 919-303-0032 Contact: Gena Ram

Singing Winds Farm 542 Woody Store Road, Siler City, NC 27344 Tel: 919-742-3234 Contact: Teresa Fischer singingwinds@hughes.net http://www.singingwindsfarm.com/ Singing Winds Farm is a small family farm raising chickens, heritage turkeys, Shetland sheep, and goats. We sell eggs spring and summer, lambs and kids in the fall, wool products, finished wool garments, and do local shearing. Food producing animals are fed hay, grass, and organic feed. Herbs are used to treat many diseases and for some parasite control. SOAR Naturals 1607 Temple St SW, Valdese, NC 28690 Tel: 828-390-7877 Contact: Ben and Becca Campbell, Lois Harvin info@soarnaturals http://www.soarnaturals.com We supply locally grown farm fresh eggs and other farm products to the Valdese, North Carolina and srounding communitites thanks to and in cooperation with Lois Harvin of SonRise Ranch. Chickens, Eggs, limited Dairy (sheep) in early stages of production. Somerset Farm 5038 Somerset Lane, Edenton, NC 27932 Tel: 252-482-2987 Contact: Jeannie and Frederick Inglis Growing asparagus, tomats, squash, garlic, peppers, eggplant, sweet potats, corn, pumpkins, winter squash, soybeans, turnips, beets and cucumbers. Son Rise Farm 2081 Winston Road, Creedmoor, NC 27522 Tel: 919-426-4690 Contact: Joy Melanson Thomas http://www.shepherdofspots.com/ Hen and duck eggs, raw and washed Jacob wool, angora, handspun yarns, tri-loom woven items, knit hats, mittens, socks, scarves, infant sweaters and hats.

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Southside Farms 320 Harding Ln., Chocowinity, NC 27817 Tel: (252) 946-2487 info@southsidefarms.com http://www.southsidefarms.com/index.html Southside Farms is owned and operated by Shawn & Tracey Harding. It is a "Pick Your Own" Strawberry and Fresh Produce Farm. Southside Farms gets its name from being located on the south side of the Pamlico River in Beaufort County, NC. We welcome the whole family to come spend some time at our farm. We love it here and hope you will too!

Sparkling Earth Farm 176 Daybreak Cove, Burnsville, NC 28714 Tel: 828-675-5920 Contact: Patryk Battle patdiane@main.nc.com Sparkling Earth Farm grows a broad selection of organic vegetables, herbs, berries, flowers, bedding plants and vegetable transplants, eggs and shiitake mushrooms. Consultations are available. While Sparkling Earth Farm is not certified organic, it ds follow sustainable and organic principles and is committed to providing a good life for its animals. Products are available at farmer's markets, local stores, and through its CSA. Spence's Community Educational Farm 6407 Mill House Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Tel: 919-968-8581 Fax: 919-968-7618 Contact: Spence Dickinson spencesfarm@aol.com http://www.spencesfarm.com/home.html Children's Educational Farm - after school and summer camps, Morgan horses and riding programs. Also enrichment and homeschool classes in pottery, woodworking, and farm experience. Facilities and staff available for birthday parties, field trips, group functions. Spinning Spider Creamery 4717 East Fork Road, Marshall, NC 28753 Tel: 828-689-5508 Contact: Chris and Jeff Owen cowen@madison.main.nc.us http://www.southerncheese.com/Pages/spinningspider.html Spinning Spider Creamery is a small family owned farmstead goat dairy producing handcrafted artisan cheeses. Our cheeses include fresh chevre (herbed and plain), feta, and specialty cheeses such as our surfaced ripened Stackhouse, our raw milk Gabriel's Gold Gouda and our Bailey Mountain Tome. Select registered Saanen and Alpine kids, ds, and bucks are also available for sale.

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Cheeses are available for purchase from the farm by appointment and at various natural food stores throughout Asheville. The goats at Spinning Spider Creamery are raised in a pastured setting, fed an all-natural vegetarian diet, and are never supplemented with hormones or routine antibiotics. Antibiotic therapy is used as a last resort. Star Barn Csa 1006 Jay Shambley Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-428-3572 Contact: Farrell Moose starbarncsa@gmail.com The Star Barn is a small family farm and garden operated by Emily Lancaster and Farrell Moose. We are located near Pittsboro, NC. We raise produce, pastured poultry, eggs, and Black Angus cattle for market and our CSA.

Our CSA season begins Friday, May 1st and closes October 16th. Our goal is to provide a wide variety of vegetables while also including them in a quantity that allows them to be a meaningful addition to your diet. Each box includes a selection of vegetables along with herbs, cut flowers and fruit (when in season). We go to great lengths to adhere to organic and sustainable prinls of farming and use no pesticides or chemical fertilizers. Our laying hens live in family groups on pasture and our production practices are Animal Welfare Approved. In order to minimize waste we build the box you receive and handcraft many of the containers that carry your fare. Steeple Hill Farm 7000 Belford Road, Summerfield, NC 27358 Tel: 336-643-9355 Fax: 336-643-4090 Contact: Renee B. Weidel http://steeplehillfarm.com/ Br goats, organic strawberries - Spring 2007 Still Hill Gardens 252 Still Hill Lane, Canton, NC 28716 Tel: 828-452-2495 Fax: 828-456-6515 Contact: Jim Webb High quality, limited quantity herbs, vegetables, plants. Stoney Mountain Farm 6559 Old Stoney Mountain Road, Burlington, NC 27217 Tel: 336-421-8244 Contact: Olga Brewer and John Elder olgainc@mindspring.com http://www.stoneymountainfarm.com

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Our mission is to preserve the integrity of food and farming. We raise Navajo Churro sheep for breed conservation and the quality of their meat. We sell freezer lamb, breeding stock, pelts and wool products. Our farm has blessed us with native grasses, nuts, and fruits which we nurture and encourage. We raise seasonal fruits, flowers and vegetables on a small scale and sell direct form our farm. Visit our website for more details. Other inputs: on-farm composted manure; pasture raised; no hormones.;Heirloom Varieties, Organic Fertilizers, Organic Pesticides, Other;Conservation Easements, No Till / Conservation Tillage;Antibiotics: acute disease only;Cage-Free, Free-Range, Pasture-Based Management;Direct to Consumers, Internet; Sugar Creek Farm 1451 NC Highway 801 N, Advance, NC 27006 Tel: 336-971-2773 Contact: Jeff and Betsy Tucker We sell organic mixed vegetables and cut flowers at the Saturday morning farmers market at the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds in Winston-Salem. Sun Moon Farm 1349 Yadkin Valley Road, Advance, NC 27006 Tel: 336-940-5143 Contact: Charles and Patti Howell Asparagus, sweet potats, eggs, vegetables in season, garlic. Sunnybrooke Farm 10901 NC Hwy 902, Bear Creek, NC 27207 Tel: 919-837-2550 Contact: Rebecca & Trip Tucker rebecca.trip@mindspring.com Sunnybrooke Farm raises goats to be purchased on-the-hoof straight from the farm. Customers purchase a goat live and then take care of the processing themselves. Those interested should call the farm to inquire about availability. Orders or reservations aren't necessary, just give a call and then drop by. Sunrise Farm 280 Landrum Road, Columbus, NC 28722 Tel: 828-278-2131 Contact: Siegfried Forster ziggy@sunrisefarmnc.com http://www.sunrisefarmnc.com Sunrise Farm is a family oriented farm in Polk County North Carolina. Our objective is to raise animals naturally (not certified organic but minimal use of chemicals and medications) and eventually make a living at this. Currently we have registered Dexter Cattle as well as Katahdin Sheep and mixed breed goats. We are also starting a small flock of Heritage Turkeys and of course have a few chickens to provide us with eggs. We chose the name Sunrise Farm as it reflects the daily routine that begins at sunrise as well as to emphasize our dedication and use of solar energy to minimize environmental impacts.

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Sunset Ridge Buffalo Farm 465 Yarborough Rd., Roxboro , NC 27574 Tel: (336) 599-1297 buffalojack@touchnc.net http://www.sunsetridgebuffalo.com/index.htm Our mission is to provide delicious and nutritious buffalo meat to health conscious consumers through internet sales, farmers markets, and from on-farm sales. Our animals are pasture raised on fescue, orchard grass, rye, crabgrass, native plants, hay and haylage. We never feed antibiotics, growth hormones, stimulants or animal by-products. Sunshine Lavender Farm 4104 Millstone Road, Hurdle Mills, NC 27541 Tel: 919-732-5533 Contact: Annie Baggett annie@sunshinelavenderfarm.com http://www.sunshinelavenderfarm.com Fresh lavender (perfect for summer weddings or celebrations) and preserved bouquets, lavender plants, hand-crafted bath salts, bed and bath powder, candles, culinary lavender, pure lavender eye pillows, grill and fireplace bundles, hand and body cream with shea butter, lip balm, sachets, soap and one-of-a-kinds. Contact annie@sunshinelavenderfarm.com for seasonal enewsletters. Terrell TT Ranch 514 Hayworth Circle, High Point, NC 27262 Tel: (336) 889-99 Contact: Richard Terrell The Terrells raise all-natural, grass-bed beef. The beef is not available for purchase from the ranch, but is currently sold at the Triad Farmers' Market and three health food stores in the area, two of which are located in High Point and the other in Ashboro. Terrell's Creek Farm, Inc. 535 Webster Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-929-4905 Contact: Gloria Ripperton Terrell's Creek Farm has been raising and training horses since 1967. We are located on +/- 100 acres in Chatham County almost equidistant from Pittsboro, Chapel Hill, and Hillsborough. Our central location has made us the perfect site for intown folks wishing to keep their horses accessible while still having all the advantages of a quiet country retreat. We have also hosted clinics for equestrian youth groups such as the Eno Triangle Pony Club. We offer stall board with pasture, illuminated outdoor arenas, and maintained bridle paths for boarders. Call or email for more information. Thatchmore Farm 153 Dix Creek Road #1, Leicester, NC 28748 Tel: 828-683-1180 Contact: Karen Thatcher thatchmore@main.nc.us

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Hollies and certified organic produce sold through Carolina Organic Growers, Inc., North Asheville Tailgate Market and West Asheville Tailgate Market.

The Farm at Mollies Branch 156 Timberlakes Drive, Todd, NC 28684 Tel: 828-264-1337 Contact: Diane Price molliesbranch@msn.com The Farm at Mollies Branch is an earth-friendly farm focusing on Shitake mushroom production and all-natural, free-range chicken eggs. As Diane Price says herself, the eggs come from a brood of very happy chickens. Products are available for purchase from the Watauga County farmers' market from May to October. The Inn at Celebrity Dairy 198 Celebrity Dairy Way, Siler City, NC 27344 Tel: (877) 742-51 Fax: 919-742-1432 theinn@celebritydairy.com http://www.celebritydairy.com Just a short drive from the cities in North Carolina's urban crescent, the Inn at Celebrity Dairy invites you to experience life lived at the pace of a small family farm. Sheltered on a gentle knoll under 250-year-old oak trees, the http://www.celebritydairy.com/inn/inn_main.htm Inn is actually two buildings: a modern Greek Revival farmhouse skirted by wide porches, and the original settler's 1800 log cabin. The two-story atrium joining the two serves as the farm's gathering room. Surrounding outbuildings attest to the farm's past and present: the original log hay barn and granary, 1880's smoke house, 1940's tobacco barns, and most recently - our farmstead goat dairy producing award-winning http://www.celebritydairy.com/dairy/dairy_main.htm goat cheese. We invite you to make yourselves at home. Savor the intense flavors of eggs from our free-range chickens and other seasonal treats from our kitchen or neighbor's gardens. Dairy mornings start early, but usually by 8:30 the goats are all milked, the milking parlor washdown completed, and the day's cheesemaking is started. Time for a sitdown break, and our communal breakfast shared alike by guests and the farm crew. Signature ingredients of our breakfast fare include (naturally) our own chèvre, and the eggs from our free range yard chickens. Chèvre regularly appears on the table as a soft fresh Montrachet style cheese, and as a creamy condiment sweetened with fruit preserves. The supporting cast of fresh-roasted coffee from Counter Culture - who flatter us with our own coffee blend, too many types of tea, and seasonal fruits and preserves from our neighbors' gardens overflow the table. Open year round. Call for more information or check our http://www.celebritydairy.com/index.htm website. The Vollmer Farm 677 NC Highway 98E, Bunn, NC 27508 Tel: 919-495-2392 Fax: 919-340-2585

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Contact: John and Elizabeth Vollmer fun@vollmerfarm.com http://www.vollmerfarm.com/ Organic strawberries and vegetables grown on the farm, and other local produce: blackberries and blueberries (spring and summer) are served in our Cafe that is open on the weekends! Homemade ice cream daily! Fall harvest brings pumpkins and family fun in the back forty - group tours available spring and fall. Hours: Mon - Sat, 9 - 7, Sun 1 - 7. The Winery at Iron Gate Farm 2540 Lynch Store Road, Mebane, NC 27302 Tel: 919-304-9463 Fax: 919-304-6424 Contact: Debbie Stikeleather irongatefarm@mebtel.net http://www.irongatevineyards.com/ 60-acre farm: 8 acres of French Vinifera, French Hybrid, Native American grapes; Belgian draft horses; feinting goats; chickens. Open 7 days a week. M-F 10 am - 7 pm, Sat 10 am - 6 pm, Sun 1 pm - 6 pm. We feature locally produced items in our gift shop: honey, jelly, bread, cheese, lotions, soaps. Timberwood Organics 4619 Timberwood Trail, Efland, NC 27243 Tel: 919-563-9464 Contact: Ray and Maria Christopher www.timberwoodorganics.com http://TW_Organics@mebtel.net Certified since 1992, we are a North Carolina renowned organic farm. Since 2000 our CSA with the unique feature of home delivery serves over 150 families in the Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Durham, Elon, and Hillsborough areas. Beginning mid April and ending around Thanksgiving, our seasons abound with nearly 40 selected vegetables and herbs. For details please visit www.TimberwoodOrganics.com. Selling at Carrboro Farmers Market and Hillsborough Farmers Market. TinyFarm 1907 New Sharon Church Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278 Tel: 919-484-9080 Contact: Mark Hockney farmer@tinyfarm.com http://tinyfarm.com/ Whole fresh chickens available May - October, eggs by the dozen available year 'round, pasture-raised lamb available seasonally. Pre-order chicken, eggs and lamb on farm website. (Order form is updated frequently and also lists vegetables.) Pick up and pay for order at farm. Toad Song Farm 14765 Buffalo Road, Clayton, NC 27527 Tel: 919-553-2992

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Contact: Mary Mizio Bevier toadsongfarm@earthlink.net http://www.marybevier.massagetherapy.com Small family farm on 35-acres near Raleigh, NC that specializes in herbs and country living. Also available: massage therapy, classes, and lots of new stuff coming (lavender labyrinth, bird watching, etc.). Tomahawk Hill Farm 5840 Buffalo Ford Road, Ramseur, NC 27316 Tel: 336-301-0881 Contact: Frank Massey frank@tomahawkhillfarm.com http://www.tomahawkhillfarm.com Tomahawk Hill Farm is a small family farm near Asheboro, North Carolina. We raise grass-fed beef on the gently rolling hills of North Carolina's piedmont, on a farm that has been in the family for four generations. Tomahawk Hill Farm is a part of a growing movement to offer our community and beyond with nourishing, taste-full beef that provides the health, environmental and locale benefits that have so long been associated with family farms. Because we are small, we intimately know and care for our cows, our land, and our customers. A variety of breeds make up Tomahawk Hill Farm's herd, including Black Angus, Charolais, and Senepol, all breeds that have been cultivated over centuries for their excellent meat and their ability to thrive in the North Carolina piedmont environment. Our cows are raised for their entire lives on grass and soil that is free from chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Tommy Grantham Farms, Inc. 2219 O'Berry Road, Mount Olive, NC 28365 Tel: 919-922-9132 Fax: 919-689-3778 Contact: Tommy and Annie Grantham Sweet potats, butternut squash and field corn. Production starts in August. Need to call and pre-order. All products are certified organic. Tranquility Acres Nigerian Dwarf Goat Farm 2420 Jonquil Trail, Mebane, NC 27302 Tel: 919-563-0518 Contact: Sharon L. Rupp ruppatta@mebtel.net http://www.tranquilityacres.net/ Nigerian Dwarf goats and dairy goat products Triple B Farm 3564 Harry Davis Road, Bullock, NC 27507 Tel: 919-693-4246

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Contact: Bailey E. Newton Triple B Farm's mission is to raise livestock in a setting that's as close to nature as possible. By all accounts, it succeeds. The occasional tractor provides one of the few markings of œmodernity,• as everything else reflects a bygone agricultural era where nature, not agribusiness, provides most of the inputs. All of the animals at Triple B Farm are raised out on pasture. Nothing is caged or confined. The cattle are rotationally grazed and feast on a diet of grass and nothing else. Once they've moved on to another patch of fresh grass, the meat chickens and layer hens follow behind, feeding on a mixture of clover and orchard grasses, bugs, and fresh well water. The hogs fatten themselves on a pasture and woodlands-based diet. None of the animals receive any hormones, animal by-products, vaccines, insect control agents, wormers, or antibiotics. The fields are never sprayed with chemicals and manure is composted and used as fertilizer. The meats are primarily sold frozen in individual packets from the farm. Turkeys are sold whole and fresh for the holidays. Chickens are also available whole. Everything, except turkey, is available year-round. Just give a call to the farm to place an order and arrange pick-up. Turtle Run 5776 Rumley Road, Graham, NC 27253 Tel: 336-376-3313 Contact: Kim and Kevin Meehan http://www.useyerfoot.com/ Turtle Run is a small organic farm in the historic village of Saxapahaw near Chapel Hill. 2005 will see the first full scale production year of our delicious tomato we call "Little Cherokee". Turtle Run is also the home of the legendary "use-yer-foot" handwash machine. Selling at Carrboro Farmers Market. Twiddle Dee Farm 3467 Taylors Bridge Highway, Clinton, NC 28328 Contact: Carla Peterson twiddledee@intrstar.net http://www.twiddledeefarm.com/ This is a three-generation, family owned farm that welcomes visitors to browse the flower garden, sip sweet tea, tour the farm, and visit with us for a while. We offer fresh eggs, cut flowers, fresh produce (available seasonally), and pasture rental for your livestock. If you need good, nutritional pasture for your horse, cow, goat, or sheep, consider Twiddle Dee Farm. Enjoy fresh air, sweet smells, lots of sunshine, interesting folks, and farm life.... Underwood Family Farms 1316-1 W. Stagecoach Trail, Lawndale, NC 28090 Tel: 704-538-5742 Contact: Michael and Christy Underwood uffarms@aol.com http://underwoodfamilyfarms.net/default.aspx

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The Underwood family produces grass-fed beef, pastured pork, free-range eggs, and grass-fed lamb. We are dedicated to sustainable agriculture and providing our local markets with the highest quality food. Our mission is to work in unity with nature, and to revive the old-fashioned family farm. Please call for hours of operation. Vegenui Garden 402 Carver Mtn Valley, Sylva, NC 28779 Tel: 828-586-5478 Contact: Ronald and Catherine Arps Operating as a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) garden, where shareholders receive a broad range of vegetables at their bi-weekly pick-ups at the garden, with flowers and herbs available for them to pick up. Many unusual varieties of vegetables are grown using organic-farming methods.

Walters Unlimited @Carls-Beth Farm 7119 High Rock rd, Efland, NC 27243 Tel: 336-212-4296 Contact: Roland Walters roland.walters@gmail.com http://www.Waltersunlimited.com True grass fed beef operation with an on farm outlet for meat sales to the public. Walters Unlimited is a grass fed beef business located at Carls-Beth Farm in Efland. Since 2005 it has been a true grass fed beef operation, meaning the cattle only get forages such as pasture grass and hay, free choice minerals and no grain supplements. Use of antibiotics or pesticides is distributed on an as needed basis. No hormones or growth promoting products are used. Warren Wilson College Farm Warren Wilson College, P.O. Box 9000, Swannanoa, NC 28815 Tel: 828-298-3325 Contact: Chase Hubbard chubbard@warren-wilson.edu http://www.warren-wilson.edu/~farm/ The Warren Wilson college farm is maintained by students of the college, and supports not only the humane treatment of animals, but also environmental stewardship. It is recognized by Buncombe county as being a River Friendly Farm, and won the Steward of the Year award from the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association in 2002. Beef and pork can be purchased either in quarters or halves, at 5.50 and 5.00 per pound, respectively. Bacon and sausages are also available. Check out the website for more information (try the "about our farm" link), and for the dates of meat sales. Meat ranges in price from under ten dollars (sausages, etc.) to a few hundred dollars (beef and pork halves and quarters). Warren Wilson College Garden WWC Box 6255, P.O. Box 9000, Asheville, NC 28815 Tel: 828-771-3014 Contact: Chase Hubbard http://www.warren-wilson.edu/~farm/

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The Warren Wilson College Farm is located in the Swannanoa Valley 10 miles east of downtown Asheville. We are a 275-acre mixed crop and livestock farm and raise grass-finished beef and pasture-raised pork. Our grains are grown here on the farm. Meat sales in Spring and Fall. Other crop inputs: compost. Watauga River Farms PO Box 623, Valle Crucis, NC 28691 Tel: 828-265-7279 Contact: Charles Church http://wataugariverfarms.com/ Charles Church has been producing organic vegetables at Watauga River Farms, located in Valle Crucis, North Carolina, since the year 2000. There are four acres of broccoli and four acres of red and green cabbage. Red Potats, Yukon Golds, two kinds of fingerlings and Kennebec potats fill an additional eight acres. Turnips, corn, beans, rhubarb, you name it, it's all in there somewhere. Watauga River Farms also offers local pork. Pigs are fed naturally, given no medicine, no hormones, nothing you wouldn't want in your own diet. Charles Church markets his produce through New River Organic Growers and at Watauga County Farmers' Market. Check for lists of available vegetables on the website.

Weather Hand Farm 5934 Weatherly Drive, Pleasant Garden, NC 27313 Tel: 336-685-4800 Contact: Sharon Weatherly & John Handler weatherhand@aol.com We are a small farm in progress. We are going into our 4th year growing and selling at farmers markets. We produce naturally-grown vegetables, cut flowers, and pastured chicken for meat. While not certified organic, we raise all of our products under organic principles. The vegetables, which are sold primarily through the farm's CSA program and area farmers markets, are available March through December. The chicken is generally available from April to Thanksgiving and is sold from the farm whole and in parts. Customers hoping to pick up chicken at a specific time should call and place an order at least two weeks ahead, as the chickens are sold at two local farmers' markets and availability will vary. Roaming out on pasture, the chickens only receive a small amount of grain as grasses and insects compose the basis of their diet. Contact the farm for CSA details. Weeping Radish Farm Brewery Weeping Radish Farm Brewery, North Caratoke Hwy, Jarvisburg, NC 27947 Tel: 252-491-5205 Available at Website Page http://www.weepingradish.com/ We brew only natural unfiltered beers and all our beer is brewed based on the "Reinheitsgebot" of 1516, allowing no additives in beer. We self distribute locally and we probably have the only 100%

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glass re-use brewery in this country. All our bottles can be returned to the brewery for a 35 cent credit or a $2 credit, depending on the bottle size. We do not recycle glass, we re-use! We co-op with local family farms and raise only free range hormone free animals. This year we bought all the grain for our pork farmer and he in tern is raising over 100 hogs for us. We are also working on a beef arrangement similar to the hog system. Our butchery is a joint venture with a 5th generation German Master butcher, we make and smoke all our own sausages, bacon, salami and even prosciutto on site. The goal is to know which local farm each piece of meat came from. We have a true organic farmer who raises all crops naturally and based on the Rudolf Steiner principal. We are composting all retail food scraps, meat scraps and brewer's grain together with our grass clippings as food source for the farm. We strive to use all our own vegetables and meats, of course also the beer. By the way we are the only restaurant brewery in the US where we never in 22 years, have sold another beer but our own! We are bringing in a fully qualified German Master Butcher and a graduate from Turin, who has been training at the Terra Madre facility. We are also working with Johnson and Wales to create a culinary intern program, which would give students an opportunity to raise vegetables, make sausages, smoke meats and fish and then the training would take them to Bavaria to train at the family butcher's facility there. This is a very different training approach but is essential if we want to create a sustainable food chain in this country.

Wells Farm / Granny Rachel's 205 North Turkey Creek Road, Leicester, NC 28748 Tel: 828-683-3667 Contact: Micheal Wells

Wellspring Farm 166 Wellspring Lane, Burnsville, NC 28714 Tel: 828-682-0458 Contact: Elke Amenda-Spirakis and Ted Spirakis llama1@yancey.main.nc.us http://wellspringfarm.com/ Spinning fiber from llamas, sheep, Angora rabbits and Angora goats. Handspun, hand-dyed yarns, knitted and felted items. Honey and beeswax. Eggs and berries. Spinning and knitting lessons. Fiber and llama workshops. Llama shearing services. Breeders of llamas, Jacob and Corriedale sheep, Angora rabbits. Shop hours May - Sept, Thurs/Fri 1-5 or call for visit. Whiskey Creek Farms 1083 Wilson Road, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 Tel: 828-883-4480 Contact: Kathy Case kcase@citcom.net http://www.whiskeycreekkennelandfarms.com/

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Whispering Dove Goat Ranch & Apiary 689 Harris Creek Road, 1 Whispering Dove Lane, Jacksonville, NC 28540 Tel: 910-455-7123 Contact: Dale & Linda Klose wdgoatranch@earthlink.net http://www.ncagr.com/wdbgr.htm Whispering Dove Ranch is truely an AgriCultural Experience! Tour this working meat goat ranch and observe farm animals in their natural environment. Participate in hands-on demonstrations or learn beekeeping skills and management. Others who are interested in sustainable agriculture and renewable resources will find this ranch a real treat. Explore this source of pasture-raised meat, free-range eggs, and pure raw honey. Especially fun and educational for those who aren't familiar with where their food actually comes from. Pick up some unique products to take home and try for yourself! Ranch-raised gourmet meat is custom processed, vacuum-sealed, and fresh frozen for your convenience. The owners look forward to providing their guests with delicious, heart-healthy, and locally grown products as well as offering them a memorable experience. Whispering Dove Ranch is conveniently located 8 miles from Jacksonville, NC between Hwy 17 and Hwy 53. Please call well in advance to schedule your tour and confirm fees and hours of operation. Whistle Pig Acres 1555 Dulatown Road, Lenoir, NC 28645 Tel: 828-759-2901 Contact: David Waechter gdwaech@bellsouth.net

Whitted Bowers Fruit Farm 8707 Art Road, Cedar Grove, NC 27231 Tel: 919-732-5132 Contact: Cheri and Rob Bowers whittedbowersfarm@mac.com Whitted Bowers Farm is a 52-acre biodynamic farm in its second year of operation. We specialize in certified organic fruit. This year we are in full production with strawberries and heirloom melons. We also have figs, table grapes, blackberries, and blueberries. We will also have apples, pears, and other specialty fruit in the years to come. Wild Hare Farm 9836 Allison Road, Cedar Grove, NC 27231 Tel: 919-452-8987 Contact: Leah Cook lscook@earthlink.net http://www.wildharefarm.us/ Wild Hare Farm is located in Cedar Grove, North Carolina. The farm is 30 acres with appoximately 1 acre in cultivation. We produce a wide variety of specialty cut flowers, vegetables and strawberries. All crops are grown using natural methods without the use of any pesticides, herbicides or fungicides. Crop rotations and cover crops are used to maintain soil health. A high emphasis is placed on quality. Vegetables and cut flowers are available through the Carrboro

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Farmers Market. We also supply area florists and restaurants. Flowers for special events such as weddings, graduations and parties are available upon request. Wild Scallions Farm 6865 Moore's Mill Road, Rougemont, NC 27572 Tel: 336-364-2770 Contact: Russell, Matt and Renee Clayton wildscallionsfarm@yahoo.com We are a small family farm sustainably growing a wide variety of vegetables, fruits and flowers. We grow everything from artichokes to zucchini, alyssum to zinnias. Our produce, bedding plants, cut flowers and crafts are available from our Durham Farmers' Market stand. Windcrest Farm 518 Greenfield Drive, Monroe, NC 28112 Tel: 704-764-7746 Contact: Mary Roberts mroberts@windcrestorganics.com http://www.windcrestorganics.com Windcrest Farm specializes in organically growing transplants, herbs, and fresh produce. We use only certified organic, non-genetically altered seeds and grow a variety of fresh produce for market as well as grow seedlings for family gardens and other market growers. In 2006, we provided over 35 varieties of heirloom tomats and pepper transplants, as well as mixed greens, herbs (plants and cut), fresh cut flowers, and specialty produce to farmer's market customers, farm friendly families, and restaurants. At Windcrest Farm we are committed to Sustainable Agriculture. Sustainable Agriculture is a broad spectrum approach to farming which not only includes natural farming methods, but encompasses social values, our rural communities, the lives of farm families, and a system to provide wholesome food for everyone. This farming system incorporates organic farming methods (growing crops without the use of chemicals, pesticides or genetically modified seeds) to produce abundant food without depleting our earth's resources or polluting the environment and uses practices to replenish and nurture our soil. Through this agricultural model we can offer you a product with superior taste and nutrition and leave future generations with fertile and uncontaminated farmland. Winfield Farm 4086 Old Coleridge Road, Siler City, NC 27344 Tel: 919-533-8027 Contact: Richard and Kristy Church http://www.winfieldfarm.net/ We raise chickens, goats, sheep, hogs, and cattle - all in free-range pasture based settings. In addition, we maintain a small market garden and sell garden products and eggs as available. Sales are available on farm (please call beforehand), at the Pittsboro and Siler City Farmers' Markets, or by delivery (please call or email). Winn Family Farms

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244 Winnaway Lane, Rich Square, NC 27869 Tel: (252) 578-9 Contact: Kay Winn weewinn@3rddoor.com http://www.winnfamilyfarms.com Winn Family Farms is a family-owned and -operated grazing enterprise in Northampton County. Recognizing that grass farming is an environmentally friendly means of earning a living from the land while respecting its integrity, we present a healthful meat product to the consumer at a fair price. Utilizing USDA-inspected processing, we insure that our grass-fed lamb is available to you in a safe and wholesome condition. Grass-fed lamb presents the creative cook with an opportunity to feed the family a meat that is flavorful, lean, and tender. Lamb produced in such a natural and humane manner is also higher in omega-3 fatty acids and conjugated linoleic acid than even grass-fed beef or bison, and is rich in lutein. Of course, we use no sub-therapeutic antibiotics or hormones in growing our animals. The Winn family has engaged in agriculture in North Carolina and Virginia since the 1620s. It is our goal to continue farming for many years to come. We hope that you will find our products a healthful and delicious addition to your table. Wiseacre Farm 3396 Alston Chapel Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-542-4288 Contact: Laurie Heise and John Graybeal laurieheise@mindspring.com Vegetables, herbs, bedding plants in the spring, and occasionally fruits. Wiseacre Farm has a small herd of Milking Devon cattle, a breed which is protected by the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy. (The Milking Devon breed is listed under “critical” status, with an estimated global population below 2,000.) Our produce is for sale at the Saturday Carrboro Farmers' Market and through the Mid-Chatham Farmers Alliance CSA. Yellow Branch Farm 136 Yellow Branch Circle, Robbinsville, NC 28771 Tel: 828-479-6710 Contact: Bruce DeGroot mail@yellowbranch.com http://www.yellowbranch.com/ Yellow Branch Farm is a family owned dairy with a small herd of jersey cows that provide the milk to produce Yellow Branch Farmstead Cheeses. The farm is pasture based and managed using sustainable organic practices. The cheeses are hand made in small batches following an original recipe. for more information on our farm and our myriad artisan cheese varieties. Cheese may be purchased from the farm in person, by mail order, or at our (http://www.yellowbranch.com/order.html" online store. Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm (April - November) All other times: by chance or appointment Yellow Wolf Farm

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2167 B Deep Ford Rd, Lansing, NC 28643 Tel: 336-709-6541 Contact: Stacy Martin yellowwolffarm@yahoo.com http://www.yellowwolffarm.net Yellow Wolf Farm is a small, sustainable, diversified farm located in the mountains of Western North Carolina. We specialize in humanely raised, grass-fed meat, fresh eggs and goat milk bath and body products. Our animals are raised on lush mountain pastures and spring fed creeks. Goats, sheep and poultry range free and graze on a variety of forages and browse. We also raise registered Nigerian Dwarf, Alpine and Sanaan dairy goats, meat goats (Br cross), White Dorper Sheep and heritage breeds of poultry. Livestock and poultry for sale are listed on our "For Sale" page. Yesterways Farm 15401 Short Cut Road, Gold Hill, NC 28071 Tel: 704-279-5859 Contact: Launia Jane Biggers The appropriately named Yesterways Farm produces meat the old-fashioned way “ all the chickens, turkeys, hogs, and cattle are raised on a grass-based diet out on the pastures of south central North Carolina. The animals are completely non-medicated and as clean and natural as can be. Beef and chicken are usually available in the summer. Pork is available in the later summer and fall. And turkeys can be purchased for Thanksgiving, beginning November 1st. All orders are either picked up directly from the farm, or, if it's a fairly large order (like a ½ or whole cow) from the slaughterhouse. Yow Farms 107 Tucker St, Stanfield, NC 28163 Tel: 704-888-0811 Contact: Eddie Yow booyow11@bellsouth.net I raise beef naturally on open pasture and a free choice blend of grains. They eat whatever they want whenever they want it. I own a hammermill, process my own blend of grains. These steer's diet is strictly vegetarian, no hormones, antibiotics, and no meat by-products. I have complete control over what my animals are fed. I guarantee tenderness and flavor at an affordable price (less than retail at the local supermarket). Sold in 1/2 or whole beef delivered to slaughterhouse. Quantities are limited Yow's Farm 107 Tucker St., Stanfield, NC 28163 Tel: 704-888-0811 Contact: Eddie Yow Booyow11@bellsouth.net Yow's Farm is located approximately 23 miles from Charlotte in Western Stanly County. We offer pasture raised/grain supplemented beef. Our steers are free ranged on open pasture with free choice grain. Our beef is fed a strictly vegetarian diet, no steroids, hormones, antibiotics, or any other growth enhancers or medications of any kind. We process our own grain ( have a hammermill

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) , giving us complete control over what these steers are fed, and assuring that these animals are naturally raised. Our beef is tender and our price competitive. We sell in quantities of one half (1 side ) or a whole beef (2 sides ) delivered to the slaughterhouse. We are a small farm thus quantities are limited. Zimmerman's Berry Farm 2260 Revere Road, Marshall, NC 28753 Tel: 828-656-2056 Contact: Billy and Pam Zimmerman pam@zimmermansberryfarm.com http://www.zimmermansberryfarm.com/ Family owned and operated pick-your-own berry farm in the mountains of WNC. Open June 15 with black raspberries, then blackberries, red raspberries, wineberries, blueberries. Open thru Sept. each day at 9 am until dark. Also have jams, jellies, Appalachian crafts. Family oriented. Picnic area. Call, email, check website for availability and directions. Also selling at Madison County farmer's market. Zydeco Moon Farm 2220 Big Helton Road, Grassy Creek, NC 28631 Tel: 336-384-2546 Fax: 336-384-2536 Contact: Joe Martin info@zydecomoon.com http://www.zydecomoon.com Zydeco Moon farm is a certified organic farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains. We provide fresh produce from May through October including sugar snaps and snow peas, lettuce, tomats, peppers, asparagus and beets. We sell at the Boone Farmer's Market as well as at the farm. We also have beautiful new cabins for rent.

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'R Garden So. Glenburnie Rd, New Bern, NC 28560 www.plantnpick@rgarden.com http://www.rgardennb.com We are a small family owned and operated market farm growing mainly vegetables for our on-site vegetable stand and the local farmers market. We also grow vegetable bedding plants, herb plants, and mostly annual flowering plants. 'R Garde will now be at the market every weekend. We should soon have some lettuces, broccoli, cabbage, collards & more. Garden News After the first good frost is the time to start getting your collards from the farm. If you are looking for an extremely large amount call ahead and we can start getting them ready for you. Fall bedding plants are now ready. Give us a call (252.637.4172) to be sure we are there. Fall vegetables are cabbage, collards, lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts, radicchio. Alamance County Farmers Market 200 S. Main St., Burlington, NC 27215 Tel: (336) 222-5002 Time of Year: January - December, Days of Week/Hours: Thursday, 12:00 noon-5:00 P.M., Sat. 8:00 A.M. -12:00 noon Anson County Farmers Market Hwy 52 South, 2 miles south of Wadesboro, Wadesboro, NC 28170 Tel: (704) 694-3118 Time of Year: June - November, Days of Week/Hours: Wednesday & Saturday, 6:30 A.M.-1:00 p.m. Ashe County Farmers Market 134 Government Circle, Jefferson, NC 28640 Tel: (336) 219-2650 Time of Year: April - November, Days of Week/Hours: Wednesday, 8:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. Aspen Street Farmers Market Armory parking lot, Carthage, NC 28327 Tel: (910) 947-3188 Contact: Dave Sparh Time of Year: , Days of Week/Hours: Thursday, 9:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M. Bear Berry farm 49 Prarie Springs Road, Glenville, NC 28717 Tel: 828-230-4785 Contact: Donna bearfootgrandonna@yahoo.com

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http://www.bearfootcatering.com Bear Berry farm is a first year CSA serving Cashiers, Highlands and Glenville N.C... Started by Vegetarian Catering Company that uses local Organic food ...After relocating and finding out there were no local growers we decided to grow our own this year..A tailgate market will be open to the public on Wednesday and Saturday in Cashiers.We are currently looking for more vendors for the Farmers Market.. If you are interested in becoming a member of our CSA or being a local vendor at the market..Please Do contact us for more information.

Bladen County Farmers Market Highway 701 South, Elizabethtown, NC 28337 Tel: (910) 862-4591 Contact: Edwin Elkins Time of Year: June - November, Days of Week/Hours: Monday-Saturday, 7:00 A.M.-sellout Burke Farmers Market 5936 Rock Falls Road, North College and Union St. behind Belks, Morganton, NC 28655 Tel: (828) 439-4460 Time of Year: June - September, Days of Week/Hours: Wednesday & Saturday, 7:00 A.M.-sellout Caldwell County Farmers Market 120 hospital st, Caldwell County Main Library, Lenoir, NC 28645 Tel: (828) 757-1240 Contact: Barry Woodruff Time of Year: May - December, Days of Week/Hours: Saturday, 6:00 A.M.-12:00 noon Candor Farmers Market Farmers Market Road off Hwy 211., Candor, NC 27229 Tel: (910) 974-4221 Time of Year: Easter Weekend - December, Days of Week/Hours: Sunday-Saturday 7:00 A.M. 6:00 P.M. Canton Farmers Market 58 Park Street , Parking lot off of Cleveland Ave between 4th and 5, Canton, NC 28716 Tel: (828) 648-7925 http://cantonfarmersmarket.com/ Time of Year: June - October, Days of Week/Hours: Saturday 8:00 A.M.-11:30 A.M. Carrboro Farmers Market 301 West Main St., PO Box 723, Carrboro, NC 27510 Tel: (919) 280-3326

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info@carrborofarmersmarket.com http://www.carrborofarmersmarket.com Now a year-round market and celebrating its 30th season! Carrboro Farmers' Market on the Town Commons: Saturdays 7am-12pm March 15 - November 8, begins at 9am after November 8th. Wednesdays: 3:30-6:30pm April 9 - October 15. Cary Downtown Farmers Market 211 N. Academy St., Cary Depot parking lot Harrison Avenue and Academy, Cary, NC 27513 Tel: (919) 772-4906 http://www.caryfarmersmarket.com/ Time of Year: April - November, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday, 3:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M., Saturdays 8:00 A.M.-12:30 P.M. Catawba County Farmers Market 210 North Ashe Ave, Located on Hwy 70-321, Newton, NC 28658 Tel: (828) 478-2661 http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/copubus/ag/fnv/002 Time of Year: June - October, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday, 7:00 A.M.sellout Charlotte Regional Farmers Market 1801 Yorkmont Road, Charlotte, NC 28266 Tel: (704) 357-1269 Contact: Frank Suddreth http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/facilities/markets/ch Time of Year: March - December, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 8:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M. (Oct-Feb), Sunday 12:30 P.M.-6:00 P.M. (May-Aug) Charlotte Tailgate Farmers Market 1709 Springdale Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28203 Tel: 704-335-0777 Contact: Lynn Caldwell info@charlottetailgatemarket.com http://www.charlottetailgatemarket.com Charlotte Tailgate Farmers Market, 2007 Commonwealth Ave. Beside The Common Market on Commonwealth between Thomas and The Plaza. Saturday mornings 9:00 a.m. to noon beginning in mid-April. All locally grown seasonal produce, plants, flowers, eggs and more! Meet farmers and growers committed to sustainable agriculture, chemical and pesticide-free. Seeking new vendors! Chowan Farmers Market North Granville St. & Virginia Rd, Edenton, NC 27932 Tel: (252) 482-8431 Time of Year: June - September, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday, Friday & Saturday, 8:30 A.M.-4:00 P.M.

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Columbus County Community Market 132 Governor complex Road, Whiteville, NC 28472 Tel: (910) 640-6643 Contact: Irvin W. Brown http://www.columbuscountyfarmersmarket.com Time of Year: May-November, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday, 7:00 a.m. 12:00 noon Creedmoor Farmers Market 214 North Main Street, Creedmoor, NC 27522 Tel: (919) 528-3332 Contact: Judy Bowden Time of Year: May - October Crosscreek Farm 2416 Nile Road, Sparta, NC 28675 Tel: 336-372-8574 Contact: Colette Nester crosscreekfarm@hotmail.com http://www.crosscreekfarmnc.com A family farm in Alleghany County, North Carolina, raising pastured hogs, free range poultry, grass-fed beef and pygmy goats. The farm sells it products at Farmers Markets in NC and VA, and has a farm store. Danbury Farmers Market 102 Old Church Rd, Danbury, NC 27016 Time of Year: May-October, Day of the Week: Tuesday, 10 A.M.-sellout Davidson Farmers Livestock Market 366 Livestock Market Road, Lexington, NC 27295 Tel: (336) 248-5208 Time of Year: January - December, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 5:30 A.M. -3:30 P.M. Davidson Farmers Market Off Hwy 115 next to Town Hall, PO Box 662, Davidson, NC 28036 Tel: 704-987-3501 Contact: Mary Jane Leach leach4800@bellsouth.net http://www.davidsonfarmersmarket.org Saturdays May - October (winter market TBD) 8am - 12pm

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A producer-only market of 24 vendors providing organically and conventionally grown produce, meats, goat cheese, baked goods, preserves, soap and flowers Chef demonstrations, Music and Locavore 101 demonstrations each week Off Highway 115 next to Town Hall in downtown Davidson - 2 blocks from the College Downtown City Market 6th & Cherry Streets, Winston Salem, NC 27109 Tel: (336) 727-2236 Time of Year: May - October, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. Downtown Farmers Market Parking lot on Franklin St. from funeral home, Dobson, NC 27017 Tel: (336) 401-8025 Days of Week/Hours: 6:30 A.M.-sellout Downtown Farmers Market Corner of Church & Main St., Laurinburg, NC 28353 Tel: (910) 277-7860 Time of Year: May - November, Days of Week/Hours: Downtown Goldsboro Farmers Market Downtown on Center Street, Goldsboro, NC 27530 Tel: (919) 735-4959 Contact: Meg Kluttz Time of Year: January - December, Days of Week/Hours: Monday & Saturday, 8:30 A.M.-6:00 P.M. Durham Farmers Market 501 Foster Street, Pavilion at Durham Central Park, Durham, NC 27701 Tel: (919) 667-3099 Contact: Erin Kauffman info@durhamfarmersmarket.com http://www.durhamfarmersmarket.com Durham Farmers' Market is open Saturdays 8 am to noon, April through November, and carries a great selection of locally grown food from over 7 counties within 70 miles of the Market. Local handcrafts enhance the Market, live music and tastings every week! New Hours: Wednesdays 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm, May - September. Winter Hours: Saturdays (alternating) 10 am - noon, December March. Evening Farmers Market Center St., Pecan Park, Statesville, NC 28677 Tel: (704) 873-3361 Contact: Madge Eggena

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Days of Week/Hours: Thursday 4:00 P.M. - dark Fairview Tailgate Market 594 Old Charlotte Hwy, In Fairview Parking Lot, Fairview, NC 28732 Tel: (828) 628-3688 Time of Year: April - September, Days of Week/Hours: Saturday, 8:00 A.M.-12:00 noon Farmers Fresh Tailgate Market Tri City Mall, Oak St. Ext. , Forest City, NC 28043 Tel: (828) 288-1650 Contact: Anna Levitsky annalevitsky@gmail.com http://www.farmersfreshmarket.org Seasonal Farmer's Tailgate Market located in the parking lot of Tri-City Mall in Forest City, NC, right off of Oak St, next to the Carmike movie theatre. We offer a variety of produce, from fresh tomats (including heirloom varieties) to beans, corn, squash, blueberries, peaches, raspberries, blackberries, watermelon, apples, eggs, eggplant, peppers, cabbage, and much more! We are set up between April and September, every Saturday morning from 7am to 11am (or Sellout). The Farmers in our market are strictly local, and only sell what they themselves or a neighboring farmer grow. Fayetteville Farmers Market 325 Rowan Street, Fayetteville, NC 28302 Tel: (910) 868-4233 Time of Year: April - November, Days of Week/Hours: Wednesday, 3:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M., Sat. 9:00 A.m.-1 P.M. Fearington Farmers Market East Camden, Hwy 15/501 N. to Village Way at Fearington Village, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: (919) 542-8202 http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/chatham/ag/SustAg/markets/ Time of Year: April - November, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.-early evening Fearrington Farmers' Market 1061 White Cross Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Tel: 919-933-6189 Contact: Cathy Jones and Michael Perry http://www.fearrington.com/village/farmersmarket.asp Vegetables, fruits, beef, plants, cut flowers, chicken, pork, eggs, baked goods, jams and jellies, pickles. Tuesdays April through Thanksgiving. Sales start at 4pm Franklin County Farmers Market

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Shannon Village Shopping Center, Louisburg, NC 27549 Tel: (919) 496-3344 Contact: Jeff Lord Time of Year: June - December, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday, Friday & Sat. 11:30 A.M.-sellout French Broad Food Co-op Farmers' Market 90 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801 Tel: 828-545-2362 Contact: Anne Gaines Grier anwayne2004@yahoo.com Asheville's original all organic tailgate market, serving Asheville and surrounding communities on Saturday mornings since 1990. You will find freshly picked organic vegetables, fruits, berries, herbs and flower bouquets plus garden, herb and landscaping plants. Local honey, freshly baked breads from a wood fired brick oven, vegan and non-vegan baked treats, eggs, pies, goat cheeses, jams, mushrooms, and locally raised meats. Voted Asheville's Best Tailgate Market for over five years. Open every Wednesday from 3-7pm and Saturday from 9am-1pm.

Gaston County Farmers Market 410 East Long Street, Gastonia, NC 28054 Tel: (704) 853-0049 Time of Year: June - November, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday & Thursday Gastonia Farmers Market 400 Block of Long Ave, Dallas, NC 28034 Tel: (704) 922-0301 Time of Year: June - October, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday, 6:00 A.M.- 2:00 P.M. Granville Corners Flowers Association 105 Tupelo Circle, Oxford, NC 27565 Tel: (919) 603-1350 Time of Year: January - December, Days of Week/Hours: Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, 8:00 A.M.- sellout Greensboro Curb Market 501 Yanceyville Street, Greensboro, NC 27405 Tel: (336) 373-2402 Contact: Larry Smith http://www.greensboro-nc.gov/departments/parks/fac Time of Year: January - December, Days of Week/Hours: Saturday, 6:00 A.M.-12:00 noon, Wed. 7:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M. (May-Dec.)

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Guilford Farmers Market 6447 Beulah Church Road, Located at 1305 Battlegroud Ave, Carousel Theater, Liberty, NC 27298 Tel: (910) 685-4478 Time of Year: May - November, Days of Week/Hours: Wednesday & Saturday, 6:30 A.M.-11:00 A.M. Hillsborough Farmers Market 128 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 Tel: (919) 732-8315 Contact: Beverly Blythe Time of Year: April - October, Days of Week/Hours: Wednesday, 5:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. Jackson County Farmers Market Railroad Avenue, Sylva, NC 28779 Location: Railroad Ave., at Bridge Park Sylva, NC - Jackson County Hours: Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Starts May 3, 2008

Jake's Farm 99 Brown Lynch Road, Candler, NC 28715 Tel: (828) 665-4472 http://www.jakesfarm.com Time of Year: May - October Johnston County Produce Market 1410 S. Brightleaf Blvd., Smithfield, NC 27577 Tel: (919) 938-3300 Time of Year: January - December, Days of Week/Hours: Sunday, Friday & Saturday, 9:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M. King Farmers Market 446 South Main Street, American Legion Grounds, King, NC 27021 Tel: (336) 593-8179 Contact: Jeff Boyles Time of Year: May - October, Days of Week/Hours: Wednesday, 12:00 noon -sellout, Sat. 7:00 A.M. - sellout Lillington Farmers Market 401 North Lillington, Lillington, NC 27546 Tel: (910) 893-8206 Time of Year: January - December, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday, 3:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M., Sat. 8:00

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A.M.-12:30 P.M. Lowell Hendren Orchards 632 Hendren Road, Moravian Falls, NC 28654 Tel: (336) 921-3326 Time of Year: January - December, Days of Week/Hours: Monday-Saturday, 8:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M. Madison County Farmers Market Hwy 213 Mars Hill, Located across from Mars Hill College Tennis Court, Madison, NC 27025 Tel: (336) 548-6055 Time of Year: June - September, Days of Week/Hours: Sat. 8:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M. Maggie Valley Farmers Tailgate Market 2701 Soco Road, Maggie Valley, NC 28751 Tel: (828) 926-1686 Contact: Linda Nasah Time of Year: June - October, Days of Week/Hours: Friday 8:00 A.M. -12:00 noon Martin County Farmers Market Hwy 64 beside Highway Patrol Station, beside the Highway Patrol Station, Williamston, NC 27892 Tel: (252) 792-1621 Time of Year: June-August, Days of Week/Hours: Saturday 7:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M. Matthews Community Farmers Market 105 North Trade St., Matthews , NC 28105 Tel: (704) 821-6430 Contact: Pauline Wood http://www.matthewsfarmersmarket.com Time of Year: May - October, Days of Week/Hours: Saturday, 7:15 A.M.-12:00 noon Meadow Lane Farm Leonard Family Farm 571 Leonard Farm Road, Louisburg, NC 27549 Tel: 919-496-4852 Contact: Steve and Martha Mobley http://www.LeonardFarm.com Since 1919, our family farm has been in the business of raising quality beef cattle on the rolling pastureland near Lousburg in Franklin County, NC. We recently began direct marketing our natural (no antibiotics nor added hormones) beef and chevon (goat meat) at area Farmers Markets (Durham Farmers Market - year round on Saturday's - main market) and at our farm by appointment. We have Angus beef raised all on pasture with a limited amount of farm-produced grain (oats/barley/hay) given. In the fall of year, our farm is open to school groups for farm visits (free pumpkin); on Sat. and Sun, May 16 and 17, 2009, we will be on the Annual Franklin County Farm Foods Tour.. from 11 a.m. -- 5 p.m.. Hope you can visit! Give us a call for quality meats or a

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farm visit. Mint Hill Farmers Market 7601 Matthews Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill, NC 28227 Tel: (704) 545-3999 Contact: Barbara Lowe http://www.minthillhistory.com/market.htm Time of Year: May - September, Days of Week/Hours: Saturday, 8:00 A.M.-12:00 noon Mount Holly Farmers Market 120 Oakland Street, Mount Holly, NC 28120 Tel: 704-609-0666 Contact: Leigh Brinkley leigh@brinkleydesign.com http://www.mounthollyfarmersmarket.com Time of Year: May-September, Days of Week/Hours: Saturday Seasonal produce, herbs. Herb Festival - local bands. Mt. Holly Farmers' Market 130 South Main Street, Mt. Holly, NC 28120 Tel: (704) 609-0666 Contact: Leigh Brinkley leigh@brinkleydesign.com http://www.mounthollyfarmersmarket.com Seasonal produce, herbs. Herb Festival - local bands. Saturdays 8AM-12PM Nash Area Farmers Market 1217 Bethlehem Road, Rocky Mount, NC 27804 Tel: (252) 478-4519 Time of Year: May - August, Days of Week/Hours: Saturday, 7:30 A.M.-11:00 A.M. New Bern/Craven Co. Farmers Market 300 Industrial Drive, Located downtown New Bern on S. Front Street, New Bern, NC 28562 Tel: (252) 633-1477 Time of Year: March - December, Days of Week/Hours: Wed 7:00 A/M/-1:00 P.M. (June-August), Sat. 7:00 A.M. -1:00 P.M. (March-Dec) Newland Avery County Farmers Market County Administration Building, Newland, NC 28657 Tel: (828) 733-8270 Time of Year: January - December, Days of Week/Hours: Saturday, 8:00 A.M.-12:00 noon

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North Asheville Tailgate Market 88 Merrell Road, Located Behind Ashville Pizza, Leicester, NC 28748 Tel: (828) 648-3804 Time of Year: April - October, Days of Week/Hours: Saturday, 7:00 A.M.-12:00 noon North End Green Market Between College & North Brevard, Charlotte, NC 28202 Tel: (704) 332-2227 Time of Year: June - October, Days of Week/Hours: Wednesday & Saturday, 8:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. North Mecklenburg Farmers Market 700 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 Tel: (704) 336-2561 Time of Year: June - September, Days of Week/Hours: Wednesday & Saturday, 7:00 A.M.-12:00 Onslow County Farmers' Market, Inc. 4024 Richlands Highway, Jacksonville, NC 28540 Tel: 910-340-0009 Fax: 910-346-8399 Contact: Larry K Kent The Onslow County Farmers' Market is open Tuesdays and Saturdays 8:30 am to 1:30 pm from the third Saturday in April through the third Saturday in October. We are a community-based nonprofit organization with the stated mission to provide our community with fresh, locally grown products while providing our farmers with an outlet for their crops. We seek to educate the public about the importance of local agriculture, nutrition, and the value found in our rich farming heritage. Pasquotank County Farmers Market Pritchard St. next to Co-op Ext. Center, Elizabeth City, NC 27906 Tel: (252) 338-3954 Contact: Thomas Campbell Time of Year: May - December, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday, Friday & Saturday, 8:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. Person County Community Market 211 N. Main St., city parking lot beside depot station , Roxboro, NC 27573 Tel: (336) 599-4182 Time of Year: May - September, Days of Week/Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, 6:30 A.M.-12:00 noon Piedmont Farmers Market Robinson Church Road, At the restored Post Office at the train tracks, Harrisburg, NC 28075 Tel: (704) 922-3310 http://cabarrus.ces.ncsu.edu

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Time of Year: , Days of Week/Hours: Piedmont Farmers Market 518 Winecoff School Road, Kannapolis, NC 28027 Tel: (704) 922-3310 http://cabarrus.ces.ncsu.edu Time of Year: April - October, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday & Saturday 8:00 A.M. - 12:00 noon Piedmont Farmers Market 715 Cabarrus Avenue, Concord, NC 28027 Tel: (704) 922-3310 http://cabarrus.ces.ncsu.edu Time of Year: June-October, Days of Week/Hours: Wednesday 11:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M. Piedmont Triad Farmers Market 2914 Sandy Ridge Road, Interstate Highway 40, exit 208, Colfax, NC 27235 Tel: (336) 605-9157 http://www.ncdamarkets.org Time of Year: January - December, Days of Week/Hours: Sunday-Saturday 6:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M. Pitt County Farmers Market 4560 County Home Road, Greenville, NC 27834 Tel: (252) 355-7612 Contact: James Heath http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/pitt/ag/farmersmarket/ Time of Year: March - December, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday, 8:00 A.M. 1:00 P.M. and Fridays until 3:00 P.M. Market is 2 miles south of Hwy 43. Pittsboro Farmers Market Chatham County Fairgrounds, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: (919) 542-6465 Contact: Donna Carle http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/chatham/ag/SustAg/markets/geninfo Time of Year: April - November, Days of Week/Hours: Thursdays 3:30 P.M.-6:30 P.M. Raleigh State Farmers Market 1201 Agriculture Street, off Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh, NC 27603 Tel: (919) 733-7417 http://www.ncdamarkets.org Time of Year: January - December, Days of Week/Hours: Monday-Saturday, 5:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M., Sunday 8:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M. Reidsville Downtown Farmers Market 230 W. Morehead Street, 100 block of Settle St. parking lot, Reidsville, NC 27320

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Tel: (336) 349-1045 Time of Year: April-November, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturdays 6:00 A.M.-12:00 noon Richmond County Farmers Market 100 Biltmore Drive, Rockingham, NC 28379 Tel: (910) 652-6100 Contact: Ray McIntyre Time of Year: May - October, Days of Week/Hours: Saturday 8:00 A.M.-12:00 noon Riverfront Farmers' Market Water Street, Wilmington, NC 28401 Tel: 910-520-6875 Fax: 910-341-7854 Contact: R.T. Jones RT.Jones@wilmingtonnc.gov http://www.wilmingtonfarmers.com The City of Wilmington Parks, Recreation and Downtown Services Division established the Riverfront Farmers' Market in 2004. The Riverfront Farmers' Market is a curbside market featuring local farmers, producers, artists and crafters. Products offered include fresh fruits and berries, vegetables, plants, herbs, flowers, eggs, cheeses, meats, seafood, honey, baked goods, legumes, pickled items, jams and jellies, wine, art, crafts, and more. The Riverfront Farmers' Market was developed to provide a place for local growers, producers, artisans and crafters to sell their goods directly to consumers, to educate consumers about local farming and seasonal eating, to encourage and promote the use of locally grown farm products and to enhance quality of life in Greater Wilmington by providing a community activity that fosters social gathering and interaction.

Roanoke Valley Farmers Market 378 , Highway 158 ,Roanoke Rapids, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 Tel: (252) 537-8187 Time of Year: June - November, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday, 7:00 A.M.3:00 P.M. Roberson County Farmers Market Corner of 8th and Elm Streets, Lumberton, NC 28359 Tel: (910) 671-3276 Contact: Charlie Lowery Time of Year: May - November, Days of Week/Hours: Wednesday & Saturday, 7:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M. Rock House Farm Burke,LLC 91 B Ceramic Tile Drive, Morganton, NC 28655 Tel: 828-391-6881

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Fax: 828-391-6882 Contact: Quez Little Qlittle@pshf.com http://www.rockhousefarm.info Rock House Farm LLC is a working farm . We sell Wagyu cattle, Wagyu beef, Wagyu Semen and Emybro's , English Heritage Breed Pork, Large Blacks , Gloucestershire Olde Spots and Berkshires. All raised naturally without inorganic inputs, petroleum based products or man made chemical additives or medicines. Rock House Farm is owned by individuals who care about how the food we eat is produced, cared for, handled and the sustainability of our farm with regards to the land it occupies and the community around it. Our aim is to supply sustainable, environmentally sound and healthy food to our family, friends, and community while taking serious the responsibility for our land, plants and animals in a holistically managed manner. Rockingham County Farmers Market at Historic Chinqua Penn Wentworth Street, Reidsville, NC 27320 Tel: 336-613-6320 Contact: Brenda Sutton brenda_sutton@ncsu.edu http://www.co.rockingham.nc.us/farmark.htm Open May thru October on Wednesdays from 3-6 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1p.m. Rotary Farmers Market 812 St. Cloud Drive, Statesville, NC 28677 Tel: (704) 873-9355 Time of Year: May - October, Days of Week/Hours: Wednesday & Saturday, 6:00 A.M.-12:00 Rotary Farmers Market II Center St. at Church St., Mooresville, NC 28115 Tel: (704) 664-5031 Contact: William Young Time of Year: June - November, Days of Week/Hours: Wednesday & Saturday, 6:30 A.M. Rowan County Farmers Market Main St and Bank St, Sailsbury, NC 28144 Tel: 704-633-5569 Time of Year: May - December, Days of Week/Hours: Wednesday & Saturday, 7:00 A.M.-sellout Rutherford County Farmers Market 260 Fairground Road , Rutherford, NC 28139 Tel: (828) 287-6010 Time of Year: June - November, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday & Friday, 6:00 A.M.-12:00 noon or sell out

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Sanford Farmers Market 2420 Tramway Road, Depot Park downtown, Sanford, NC 27332 Tel: (919) 775-5624 http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/lee Time of Year: April - October, Days of Week/Hours: Wednesday, 4:00 P.M.-6:30 P.M., Saturday 9:00 A.M.-12:00 noon Shacktown Farmers' Market at Billet-Doux Farm 2816 Shacktown Road, Yadkinville, NC 27055 Tel: 336-961-3035 Contact: Marti Utter mutter@triad.rr.com http://www.shacktownnc.com/ShacktownFarmersMarket. The Shacktown Farmers' Market (at Billet-Doux Farm) is open May 3 through November 22. Come and shop for the freshest, locally-grown produce, baked goods, honey, herbs and more at our producer-only market. Shelby Farmers Market 200 W. Warren St., Historic uptown Shelby, Shelby, NC 28151 Tel: (704) 484-6840 Time of Year: January - December, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 7:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M. Southeastern North Carolina Farmers 1027 74 East, Lumberton, NC 28358 Tel: (910) 618-5699 Contact: Michael F. Smith http://www.ncdamarkets.org Time of Year: January - December, Days of Week/Hours: Monday-Sat. 8:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M., Sun. 1:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M. Southern Village Farmers Market Market St. on the Village Green, Southern Village, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 Tel: (919)280-3326 http://www.southernvillagefarmersmarket.com Time of Year: May 3 - August 30, Days of Week/Hours: Thursday, 4:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M. Southside Farms 320 Harding Ln., Chocowinity, NC 27817 Tel: (252) 946-2487 info@southsidefarms.com http://www.southsidefarms.com/index.html Southside Farms is owned and operated by Shawn & Tracey Harding. It is a "Pick Your Own" Strawberry and Fresh Produce Farm. Southside Farms gets its name from being located on the

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south side of the Pamlico River in Beaufort County, NC. We welcome the whole family to come spend some time at our farm. We love it here and hope you will too!

Stanly County Farmers Market 100 Railroad St., Albemarle, NC 28001 Tel: (704) 984-9415 Contact: Vicki Coggins http://www.albemarledowntown.com/farmers_market.ph Time of Year: May - November, Days of Week/Hours: Wednesday & Saturday, 7:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M. Stateville Rotary Farmers Market East Sharpe Street at Tradd St, Statesville, NC 28677 Tel: (704) 878-4371 Days of Week/Hours: Wednesday, 7:00 A.M.-12:00 noon Tailgate Farmer's Market Camden Road at West Park Avenue , Charlotte, NC Fax: 704.335.0777 info@charlottetailgatemarket.com http://www.charlottetailgatemarket.com The Charlotte Tailgate Farmer's Market was started to give local growers using organic practices an opportunity to participate in a tailgate farmers market and build relationships with members of the local Plaza-Midwood community. Our market strives to be a fun, educational, fresh marketplace for savvy urban shoppers who recognize the value of seasonal produce, flowers, and other farm goods.

Currently there are few direct-to-consumer options available for backyard and small farms in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area. Community agriculture and sustainability are gaining support, and are popular media topics, and a growing number of consumers want to have a relationship with the people who produce their food. Local food is better for the environment, for the local economy, for our health, and it just plain tastes better. What could be a better reason than that to buy local?

We value the relationships that we are building with others in the community who are focused on sustainability issues. We are a relatively small market, but expect to grow while keeping focused on the goal of providing fresh, local, organically grown products to the residents of Plaza-Midwood and beyond. Tarboro Edgecombe Farmers Market Albemarle Avenue & Church Street, Tarboro, NC 27886 Tel: (252) 641-7819 Time of Year: May - November, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 7:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M.

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The Market at the Factory 1839 South Main Street, Corner of South Main and Rogers Rd. across from Wa, Wake Forest, NC 27587 Tel: (919) 554-0494 Contact: Allison Tucker http://www.eatshopplay.com Time of Year: April - October, Days of Week/Hours: Saturday, 8:00 A.M.-12:00 noon The Werehouse Farmers Market 211 E. Third St., The Werehouse outside Krankies Coffee Bar, Winston-Salem, NC 27101 Tel: (336) 327-5078 Contact: Mitchell Britt http://www.werehousefarmersmarket.org Time of Year: April-August, Day of the Week: Wednesday, 3:00 P.M.-6 P.M. and Saturday, 9 A.M.-2 P.M. Town of Huntersville Main & Maxwell Farmers Market 103 Maxwell Street, Huntersville, NC 28078 Tel: (704) 766-2220 http://www.huntersville.org Time of Year: June - October, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday & Saturday Transylvania County Tailgate Market 203 East Morgan St., Brevard, NC 28712 Tel: (828) 884-3109 Time of Year: July - October, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday, 7:00 A.M.- 1:00 P.M. Union County Farmers Market 805 Skyway Drive, Monroe, NC 28112 Tel: (704) 283-3625 Time of Year: April - November, Days of Week/Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 6:30 A.M.-5:00 P.M., Sat. 6:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. Valley Garden Tailgate Market Montreat Road, Black Mountain, NC 28711 Tel: (828) 669-5785 Contact: Elaine Hamil Time of Year: April - October, Days of Week/Hours: Spring & Fall-Saturday, 9:00 A.M.-11:30 A.M. Wake Forest Farmers Market 110 South White Street, Municipal Parking lot with the gazebo, Wake Forest, NC 27587 Tel: (919) 556-0483 Contact: Terri Wilkinson

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terri_wilkinson@hotmail.com http://www.wakeforestmarket.org/ Wake Forest Farmers' Market: Saturdays, 8 - 12 noon April - October. Info about once a month winter market: www.wakeforestmarket.org. Locally grown produce, honey, pastured beef, pork, poultry, eggs, baked goods, soaps, crafts, music and more! Wake Forest Farmers' Market 1200 Oak Grove Church Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587 Tel: 919-556-1579 Contact: Terri Wilkinson http://www.wakeforestmarket.org Wake Forest Farmers' Market: Saturdays, 8 - 12 noon April - October. Info about once a month winter market: www.wakeforestmarket.org. Locally grown produce, honey, pastured beef, pork, poultry, eggs, baked goods, soaps, crafts, music and more! Washington County Farmers Market Highway 64 E , 1 mile east of intersection US 64 & NC 32, Plymouth, NC 27962 Tel: (252) 793-2163 Time of Year: May - December, Days of Week/Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M., Saturday, 8:00 a.m-3:00 P.M. Watauga County Farmers Market Horn Ave , In West Parking Lot, Boone, NC 28607 Tel: (828) 264-2008 Contact: Karen Bauman http://wataugacountyfarmersmarket.org/ Time of Year: May - October, Days of Week/Hours: Saturdays May-Oct 8:00 A.M.-12:00 noon, Wednesdays June-Sep.8:00A.M.-12:00 noon Waxhaw Farmers Market, Inc. PO Box 343, Waxhaw, NC 28173 Tel: 704-823-3741 Contact: Jeff Rieves Fresh local produce (organic and conventional) Spring, Summer and Fall crops, cut flowers, plants, herbs, baked goods, local honey, homemade soap, eggs, and more! Located in downtown Waxhaw - Rt. 6 Providence Rd, Under the Water Tower! Tuesdays 3 - 6 pm, Sat 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Waynesville Tailgate Market 356 North Main Street, Waynesville, NC 28786 Tel: (828) 456-3517 Time of Year: May-October, Days of Week/Hours: Wednesday & Saturday, 8:00 A.M.-12:00 Western North Carolina Farmers Market 570 Brevard Road, Asheville, NC 28806

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Tel: (828) 253-1691 Contact: Mike Ferguson http://www.ncdamarkets.org Time of Year: January - December, Days of Week/Hours: April-October 8:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M., November-March 8:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M. Western Wake Farmers' Market 1226 Morrisville Carpenter Rd, Cary, NC 27519 Contact: Terri Nelson info@westernwakefarmersmarket.org http://westernwakefarmersmarket.org/ Western Wake Farmers' Market is located in the Carpenter Village Marketplace. Opening Saturday, May 2, 2009 8am - 12pm through November. Offering a wide variety of produce, pastured beef and chicken, eggs, cheeses, seafood, honey, wine, baked goods, coffee, vegetable and herb seedlings, prepared foods, sustainable cleaning products, and other crafts. Our mission is for all people in our community to become educated about and benefit from locally grown food. Our aim is to help all walks of life, from the farmers to the local community members to lose less fortunate who might need assistance through the local food bank. Wilkes County Farmers Market 200 Chestnut Street, Smoot Park, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659 Tel: (336) 838-3359 Time of Year: January - December, Days of Week/Hours: Saturday, 7:00 A.M.-12:00 noon Wilson County Farmers Market 5229 Creech Road, Located @ Unity Baptist Church 2200 Downing St. in, Lucama, NC 27851 Tel: (252) 239-1583 Time of Year: June - August, Days of Week/Hours: Wednesday & Saturday, 8:00 A.M.-sellout Winston-Salem Retail Farmers Market 421 W. 27th St. , Dixie Classic Fairgrounds, Winston-Salem, NC 27109 Tel: (336) 727-2236 Time of Year: January - December, Days of Week/Hours: Saturday, 6:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M. Yancey County Farmers Market 10 Orchard Street, Burnsville, NC 28714 Tel: (828) 682-6186 Time of Year: April - October, Days of Week/Hours: Saturday, 8:00 A.M.-12:00 noon

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BirdBrain Ostrich Ranch Inc. 6691 Little Mountain Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673 Tel: 704-483-1620 Fax: 704-483-8585 info@BirdbrainRanch.com http://www.birdbrainranch.com/meat.htm We are a small family farm. We raise and market about 30 ostrich's a year and we look forward to that number expanding soon! We raise the ostrich as a food source and are in the process of setting up a museum on site to show visitors the history of our industry. We offer farm tours (large groups please call ahead) and have a small retail shop. We sell USDA inspected ostrich meat, eggshells, ostrich leather products, homemade soaps and lotions (all from the ostrich oils). We guarantee that you will be amazed by these critters! Counter Culture Coffee 4911 South Alston Avenue, Durham, NC 27713 Tel: 919-361-5282 Contact: Mark Overbay questions@counterculturecoffee.com http://www.counterculturecoffee.com Authentic, delicious coffees sourced directly through fair, sustainable relationships with partnering coffee farmers. Weekly cuppings held every Friday at 10 AM at regional training centers. Great people, amazing coffee. According to their website: "Coffee is a seasonal fruit, and like any responsible purveyor of fresh produce, we only sell coffee at the peak of flavor and freshness; and we roast skillfully, in small batches, to bring out each coffee's singular characteristics and "taste of place." Building a sustainable business is a key part of Counter Culture Coffee's mission. We strive to be leaders in sustainable coffee and we work hard to combine our commitment to buying high-quality coffee with respect for the natural environment. Because we partner with farmers who believe that land stewardship gs hand-in-hand with better tasting coffee, most of the coffees that we source are certified organic, shade-grown, or both! In every case, we support environmentally responsible coffee-growing practices because it makes sense: great coffee grows in the rich, fertile soil of healthy forests. Fox Farms 54 Labrador Lane, Burnsville, NC 28714 Tel: 828-682-1405 Contact: Susan and Alan Fox yanceyfoxfarms@verizon.net We are a small scale farm investing in a sustainable way of life. We use organic methods of farming. We offer a variety of in-season vegetables, berries and melons. We will also offer such specialties as sugar cane, pumpkins, sunflower seeds, luffa gourds and seeds and Jerusalem artichokes. We offer goats' milk soap that we make from the milk we get from our dairy goats. We also have goats to sell. We offer beeswax from our bees, candles and aromatherapy products. We also offer Mountain and Native-American products such as; dreamcatchers, brain-tanned deer hide drums and more. We also offer eggs.

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We are in a very rural area of Yancey County outside the city limits of Burnsville. We are located off Hwy 19, coming from Burnsville you turn right onto Jacks' Creek road and coming from Asheville you turn left, then continue approx. 3 miles and turn right onto Star Branch Road and continue a short distance and our farm is located on the right (Labrador Lane is our private road). Grateful Growers Farm, LLC 3006 Mack Ballard Rd., Denver, NC 28037 Tel: 828-234-5182 Contact: Natalie Veres info@ggfarm.com http://www.ggfarm.com Grateful Growers Farm, LLC uses humane animal husbandry and sustainable farming techniques and raises organic produce. The farm offers pasture-raised chicken, pork, and eggs as well as produce that is grown without synthetic chemicals. Our animals are treated humanely, and are not pumped with hormones or antibiotics. We seek to farm in harmony with nature and are proud to grow delicious, healthy food for our neighbors near and far. Products are available at the farm, different farmer's markets, or can be ordered on our website; ordered items can be delivered or pork products and produce can be shipped. Nu Horizons Farm 975 Pittsboro Goldston Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-542-4007 Fax: 919-542-4007 Contact: Susan & Leigh Loraine nuhorizonsfarm@earthlink.net Nu Horizons Farm products can be purchased directly through their website's online ordering form. Available farm products include pastured pork, chicken, beef, lamb, eggs, and even water buffalo. Aside from meats, customers can order other specialty farm products, such as baked goods (pies, cookies, breads), quilts, pasta, jarred goods (jams, jellies, sauces, sauerkraut), and even Nu Horizons Farm t-shirts, hats, and aprons. Loin chops, roasts, sausage and bacon are available from pigs raised in a pastured environment, and chickens thrive in open areas where they can scratch for food and minerals. Prime beef is yet another specialty of the farm, though we raise just a few beef animals each year to ensure quality. We gather fresh, free-range brown eggs from a flock of several hundred laying hens, including many older hens allowed to live out their lives as jumbo egg producers. Eggs are available year round. All of our animals are raised in a natural, stress-free environment, and eat feed free from all animal byproducts, antibiotics and hormones. And, of course, all meats from Nu Horizons Farm are USDA inspected and are sold frozen and vacuum packed for peak flavor. We are accepting orders for Pick-up at one of the Farmer's Markets that we attend (Pittsboro, Fearrington Village, Carrboro and Cary); Delivery to locations within 30 miles of Pittsboro, NC; and/or Shipment via UPS to other locations (anywhere in the US). Rose Mountain Farm PO Box 225, Lansing, NC 28643 Tel: 336-977-2535 Contact: Ann Rose

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ann@rosemountainfarm.com http://www.rosemountainfarm.com We are a family owned farm producing fresh vegetables in the summer, pastured poultry, pasture-raised pork, shiitake mushrooms, free-range eggs. We operate with draft horses and do not use modern equipment. Shepherds Ranch Angus Beef 6000 Jabo Hussey Road, Robbins, NC 27325 Tel: 336-301-2735 info@shepherdsranchangusbeef.com http://www.shepherdsranchangusbeef.com Shepherds Ranch primary goal is to optimize the production of grassfed beef in order to produce the highest quality product. To achieve this goal, we will focus on raising and producing livestock that fit the natural environment rather than artificially changing the environment to obtain a conventional product. It is our objective to have the livestock support the goals and mission of Shepherds Ranch rather than have Shepherds Ranch artificially support inefficient cattle. The following guidelines will be utilized to obtain a nutritious, healthy and sustainable consumer product. To implement and demonstrate agricultural practices that are natural, sustainable, and economically viable. To offer only the healthiest grass fed Angus beef possible. To provide beef with the best flavor and tenderness through strict herd selection. To gain and maintain consumer confidence in the integrity of our beef. To be sensitive and respectful of our natural resources. To provide the local agricultural education community with a resource to allow for students to learn sustainable natural ranching by actively participating in the process. Weeping Radish Farm Brewery Weeping Radish Farm Brewery, North Caratoke Hwy, Jarvisburg, NC 27947 Tel: 252-491-5205 Available at Website Page http://www.weepingradish.com/ We brew only natural unfiltered beers and all our beer is brewed based on the "Reinheitsgebot" of 1516, allowing no additives in beer. We self distribute locally and we probably have the only 100% glass re-use brewery in this country. All our bottles can be returned to the brewery for a 35 cent credit or a $2 credit, depending on the bottle size. We do not recycle glass, we re-use! We co-op with local family farms and raise only free range hormone free animals. This year we bought all the grain for our pork farmer and he in tern is raising over 100 hogs for us. We are also working on a beef arrangement similar to the hog system. Our butchery is a joint venture with a 5th generation German Master butcher, we make and smoke all our own sausages, bacon, salami and even prosciutto on site. The goal is to know which local farm each piece of meat came from. We have a true organic farmer who raises all crops naturally and based on the Rudolf Steiner principal. We are composting all retail food scraps, meat scraps and brewer's grain together with our grass clippings as food source for the farm.

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We strive to use all our own vegetables and meats, of course also the beer. By the way we are the only restaurant brewery in the US where we never in 22 years, have sold another beer but our own! We are bringing in a fully qualified German Master Butcher and a graduate from Turin, who has been training at the Terra Madre facility. We are also working with Johnson and Wales to create a culinary intern program, which would give students an opportunity to raise vegetables, make sausages, smoke meats and fish and then the training would take them to Bavaria to train at the family butcher's facility there. This is a very different training approach but is essential if we want to create a sustainable food chain in this country.

William's Pork 266 Bethersda Church Road, Fairmont, NC 28340 Tel: 910-608-2226 Contact: william johnson william@britishbacon.com http://www.williamspork.com William's Pork sells Pasture raised pork, and is approved by the Animal welfare Institute

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A Secret Garden Winery 1008 Airport Road, Pikeville, NC 27863 Tel: 919-734-0260 Fax: 919-734-2862 Contact: Linda and Gerald Hall lwallhall@hotmail.com http://www.asecretgardenwinery.com/ All natural hand-crafted muscadine wines, no sulfites added. Also blueberry and strawberry wines. Other canned goods, relishes, preserves, jellies. Fresh produce in season. Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9 til 6, Sunday 1 til 6. Tours American Livestock Breeds Conservancy P.O. Box 477, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-542-5704 Fax: 919-545-0022 http://www.albc-usa.org/ Founded in 1977, the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy (ALBC) is a clearing-house for information on livestock and genetic diversity. These breeds are threatened because agriculture has changed. Modern food production now favors the use of a few highly specialized breeds selected for maximum output in a controlled environment. Many traditional livestock breeds have lost popularity and are threatened with extinction. These traditional breeds are an essential part of the American agricultural inheritance. Not only do they evoke our past, they are also an important resource for our future. ALBC protects genetic diversity in livestock and poultry species through the conservation and promotion of endangered breeds. ALBC's programs include research on breed population size, distribution and genetic health; research on breed characteristics; gene banks to preserve genetic material from endangered breeds; rescues of threatened populations; education about genetic diversity and the role of livestock in sustainable agriculture; and technical support to a network of breeders, breed associations, and farmers. <P By becoming a member of ALBC, you can help preserve our agricultural heritage as well as provide a significant source of funding for this unique conservation effort. Membership provides the following benefits: Bi-monthly newsletter, ALBC News; Annual Breeders Directory; Updates on Education Programs and Events; and Special Pre-publication Prices on ALBC Publications. Many ALBC members also raise rare breeds. Individual breeders make up an active network of people who participate in hands-on conservation, marketing and public education. Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project 729 Haywood Road, Suite 3, Asheville, NC 28806 Tel: 828-236-1282 info@BuyAppalachian.org http://www.BuyAppalachian.org Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP) is a non-profit organization that supports farmers and rural communities in the mountains of western North Carolina and the southern Appalachians by providing education, mentoring, promotion, web resources, and community and policy development. Our mission is to create and expand regional community-based and integrated food systems that

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are locally owned and controlled, environmentally sound, economically viable and health-promoting.

Our vision is a future food system throughout the mountains of North Carolina and the southern Appalachians that provides a safe and nutritious food supply for all segments of society; that is produced, marketed and distributed in a manner that enhances human and environmental health; and that adds economic and social value to rural and urban communities. ASAP's (http://www.asapconnections.org/getfresh.htm" Buy Appalachian Local Food Campaign promotes locally grown and raised foods so that you may: • Eat fresher, better tasting, and healthier foods. • Help your farming neighbors stay in business and preserve the family values of rural communities. • Protect the natural beauty of these mountains by preserving farmland. • Encourage sustainable agriculture to keep your farming neighbors farming and your plant and animal neighbors alive in good health. • Strengthen the local economy by supporting local, family farmers with your hard earned food dollars and by keeping the mountains beautiful so that visitors will come and support your businesses. Ask restaurants where they get the food they serve and grocery stores where they get their produce. If it wasn't grown locally, let them know you value freshness, good taste and local family farms. You are invited to join in by visiting ASAP's http://www.buyappalachian.orgLocal Food Guide and locating participating grocery stores, eating at participating restaurants, shopping at tailgate markets, joining a CSA, or visiting other businesses listed in the Guide. Auman Vineyards 1300 71st School Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28314 Tel: 910-867-9689 Fax: 910-867-9689 Contact: Andrew McLean tarheelroger@aol.com http://www.scuppernongs.com/ Muscadine grapes (pick-your-own) 8:00am to 6:30pm Monday through Saturday. Closed Sunday. Picking season lasts from about 1 Sept. to 10 Oct. Benjamin Vineyards and Winery 6516 Whitney Road, Graham, NC 27253 Tel: 336-376-1080 Fax: 336-376-1080 Contact: Nancy and Andy Zeman benjaminwines@cs.com http://www.benjaminvineyards.com/ Vineyard and commercial winery. Free tastings and tours Thursday through Sunday from 12 noon to 5 pm. Carolina Farm Credit PO Box 1827, Statesville, NC 28687

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Tel: 800-521-9952 Contact: Amber Hagens http://www.carolinafarmcredit.com/ Carolina Farm Credit is a cooperative, providing financing for agriculture and homes with short, intermediate and long-term loans. Other services: financial planning, leasing programs, appraisal services, crop insurance and more! Carolina Farm Stewardship Association P.O. Box 448, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-542-2402 Fax: 919-542-7401 http://carolinafarmstewards.org/ Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) is a membership-based organization of more than 750 farmers, processors, gardeners, businesses, organizations and individuals in North and South Carolina who are committed to creating a sustainable agricultural system through the development and promotion of local and organic farms and distribution systems. CFSA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization governed by a diverse 15-member Board of Directors. Mission & Vision: CFSA's mission is to support and expand local and organic agriculture in the Carolinas by inspiring, educating and organizing farmers and consumers. CFSA's vision of the future is that healthy and thriving communities of farmers and consumers in the Carolinas are supported by local and organic agricultural systems that are environmentally responsible, economically sound, and socially just. Services & Activities: CFSA provides support for local and organic food systems through promotion and marketing assistance to members; education and advocacy efforts; and information sharing and networking. This is accomplished through several means, including the bi-monthly membership newsletter Stewardship News, our (http://www.carolinafarmstewards.org" website, regional Farm Tours, regional Organic Growers' and Gardeners' Schools, Consumer Guides to Local and Organic Food, the Annual Sustainable Agriculture Conference, active regional chapters, an annual Membership Directory, Apprentice Referral Service, Elementary School Sustainable Gardening Curriculum, organic certification education, policy advocacy at the local and national level, research on marketing and production of organic crops, public and media outreach, coalition-building with like-minded organizations and businesses, and technical assistance to farmers. In addition we are coordinating the development of an organic seed network in the southeastern US. Catawba Lands Conservancy 105 West Morehead Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 Tel: 704-342-3330 Fax: 704-342-3340 Contact: Jenni LeBlanc http://Catawba Lands Conservancy Catawba Lands Conservancy permanently protects land, water and wildlife habitat to enhance your quality of life. Active in Mecklenburg, Union, Anson, Catawba, Iredell and Lincoln Counties. Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) NC State University - Box 7609, Raleigh, NC 27695

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Tel: 919-513-0954 Fax: 919-515-2505 Contact: Lisa Forehand cefs_info@ncsu.edu http://www.cefs.ncsu.edu/ The 2,000-acre Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS), established in 1994 in Goldsboro, NC, is a partnership among NCSU, NCAandT, NCDA and other agencies. CEFS develops and promotes food and farming systems that protect the environment, strengthen local communities, and provide economic opportunities in North Carolina and beyond. Eastern Carolina Organics P.O. Box 1792, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-824-5238 Fax: 919-545-0059 Contact: Sandi Kronick and Todd Dumke http://www.easterncarolinaorganics.com/ Eastern Carolina Organics is a marketing and distribution service for local organic fruits and vegetables. We are a farmer-owned company that is: • helping rural organic family farmers access urban markets while maintaining NC farmland through environmentally-friendly agriculture, and • enabling consumers (chefs, grocers and families) to support local, sustainable agriculture and their regional economies by purchasing fresh, high-quality organic produce. Herbert Green Agroecology 729 Haywood Rd., Suite 7, Asheville, NC 28806 Tel: (828) 215-2093 Fax: (828) 299-4841 Contact: Mark Boudreau--President markb@greenagroecology.com http://www.greenagroecology.com/index.shtml Hebert Green Agrcology, Inc. is a private consulting company with a mission to facilitate, initiate, and collaborate in research and education projects that seek to understand and improve food and fiber production--production that enhances the economic, natural, and social environments of farmers and consumers.

We can help if you're a * Researcher - Project startup, Experiment management and execution, Data analysis and write-up * Educator - Information resources, Curriculum development * Business - Field evaluation of products, Introductory informational seminars * Organization - Presentations, Workshops, and Material preparation

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make sustainable agriculture research and education happen, initiating projects, contracting for components of existing projects, or brokering resources, people, and information in all manner of collaborations. Formal collaborators have included North Carolina State University, Clemson University, the University of Georgia, USDA-ARS, Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, Good Earth Organics, and more.

Horizon Cellars 466 Vineyard Ridge, Siler City, NC 27344 Tel: 919-742-1404 Contact: Guy Loeffler comment@horizoncellars.com http://www.horizoncellars.com/ Hours: Thu-Mon 11am-5pm; closed Tue and Wed. Tastings $2; Tours available. Horizon Cellars is located within an hour's drive of the Raleigh/Durham, Research Triangle Area. Nestled on a 20-acre property off of HWY421 just south of Siler City and HWY64, Horizon Cellars features a generous tasting room; the barrel room is a perfect location for dinners, small events, and intimate receptions. 2004 Wines: Chardonnay, Viognier, Syrah, Cabernet Franc. Land Stewardship Consulting PO Box 1303, Waynesville, NC 28786 Tel: 828-646-1593 Contact: Lee Barnes Environmentally sensitive land development consulting; permaculture design; water well dowsing Larry's Beans, Inc. 1507 Gavin Street, Raleigh, NC 27608 Tel: (919) 828-1234 Fax: (919) 833-4567 Contact: Kevin Bobal and Rick Lopez info@larrysbeans.com http://www.larrysbeans.com We are coffee artists and mavericks in the Fair Trade movement. we deliver locally in our recycled-veggie oil bus and our slow-roasted coffees have a following as far and wide as Maine and Seattle. We have green-o-vated our warehouse; developed a 100% biodegradable coffee bag, put all Coffee documentation online at FairTradeProof.org and we run Raleigh's only Biodiesel-100 filling station. Discover our values at LARRYSBEANS.COM. Maverick Farms 410 Justus Road, Valle Crucis, NC 28604 Tel: 828-963-4656 info@maverickfarms.com Maverick Farms is an educational non-profit farm dedicated to promoting family farming as a community resource and reconnecting local food networks.

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Maverick Farms formed in spring 2004 to preserve a small farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, an area under intense pressure from development. It operates as an open laboratory, experimenting with human-scale farming techniques and traditional food preparation. Maverick Farms works to reclaim the pleasures of eating and sharing meals in a culture overrun by industrial agriculture and flavorless food. The project arose out of Springhouse Farm, which for 30 years sold hand-picked vegetables to local restaurants. Maverick Farms is continuing with that tradition while embarking on new education and outreach projects to connect local food producers and consumers. In our monthly (http://www.maverickfarms.com/farm-dinners.html" farm dinners we apply traditional cooking techniques to the best locally grown beyond-organic ingredients we can find. Our own farm supplies most of the produce; other local growers fill in the gaps when possible. Guests are also welcome at our two-story, 125-year-old "http://www.maverickfarms.com/agritourism.html" farmhouse with a wrap-around porch overlooking a creek, a chicken coop, vegetable gardens, and orchards. Guests may play the concert grand piano, borrow books from the libraries, play badminton, and help harvest herbs, fruit, and vegetables from the gardens. Guests will experience the hustle and bustle of life on a working farm, as well as the relaxed atmosphere we strive to create. Each comfortable guest room is private and most have reading chairs and desks. There are many sitting areas around the farmhouse and yard to rest and have conversation (including hammocks by the creek). One of the farm members, Sara Safransky, is a certified yoga instructor, and offers private yoga classes geared to any level. Breakfasts are made available and feature selections composed entirely of all-natural, locally-raised products. Two rooms are available to guests, and the creek and chickens can be heard in the background. Prices, which are listed on the Maverick Farm "http://www.maverickfarms.com/agritourism.html" website, are for short visits; (mailto:info@maverickfarms.com" contact us about discounts for longer stays. NC Fruit and Veggies Nutrition Coalition 1915 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699 Tel: 919-707-5221 Fax: 919-870-4804 Contact: Diane Beth Diane.beth@ncmail.net http://www.fruitsandveggiesnc.com/ The mission of the NC Fruits and Veggies Nutrition Coalition (formerly 5 A Day) is to build a healthier NC by increasing access to and consumption of fruits and vegetables. The Coalition carries this out by providing an organizational structure for the sharing of ideas and resources to help members plan and implement fruit and vegetable initiatives in communities, schools, restaurants, work sites, health agencies, cafeterias and churches. Coalition membership is free and open to organizations, businesses, and individuals who are passionate about promoting health in NC through increased access to and consumption of fruits and vegetables. Niche Gardens

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1111 Dawson Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Tel: 919-967-0078 Fax: 919-967-4026 Contact: Blair Durant http://www.nichegardens.com/ Niche Gardens is a retail and mail-order nursery with a strong emphasis on the propagation and promotion of native plants. Our plants are nursery-grown, and we offer many unusual and hard-to-find ornamental species for the home gardener. We encourage gardening for wildlife, with plants that attract butterflies, hummers and other birds. Spectacular display gardens include a sunny meadow, woodland garden, medicine wheel garden, bog and Japanese pond. If you live close by, or you're coming to the area, please come visit. Spring and Fall: Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 10-5 (Guided garden walk Sat at 10am); Summer: Mon-Sat 9-5; Winter: Mon-Fri 9-5 One World Design 4004 Park Avenue, Wilmington, NC 28403 Tel: 910-470-1030 Contact: Neal Taylor http://www.1wd.org/ Permaculture and landscape design services. We can help with rainwater harvesting solutions, site planning, and outdoor design to increase the sustainability and productiveness of gardens and small farms. Pickards Mountain Eco-Institute 8300 Pickards Meadow, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Tel: 919-619-5475 pickardsmountain@gmail.com http://www.pickardsmountain.org/ Pickards Mountain Eco-Institute works towards "practical solutions to environmental crisis". Located on 350 acres of land in Piedmont, the institute houses an organic garden that feeds 25 families through a CSA every year. The institute also offers a wide range of programs for children, teens and adults from lectures on sustainability to summer camps for children and internships for teens and college students. Piedmont Biofuels PO Box 661, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-321-8260 Contact: Rachel Burton, Lyle Estill and Matt Rudolph http://www.biofuels.coop At Piedmont Biofuels our coop members make biodiesel in Moncure where we run a farm incubator, internship program, and demonstrate green building and renewable energy strategies. We build farm-scale processors for people to produce their own biodiesel. We also distribute locally produced B100 biodiesel throughout central North Carolina from our Industrial plant in Pittsboro, NC. We provide a variety of classes, workshops, tours, speeches, and conferences on sustainable biodiesel production, fuel quality, and energy policy. We also provide free public tours of our farm-scale biodiesel plant every Sunday at 1pm. See www.biofuels.coop for more information.

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SC Conservation Credit Exchange 9916 Vixen Lane, Huntersville, NC 28078 Tel: 704-975-3016 Contact: Robin Underwood http://www.conservesc.com/ We broker SC conservation tax credits for conservation landowners and SC taxpayers. Screen Porch and Decks 180 Southern Green Way, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 Tel: 919-933-4044 Fax: 919-933-6246 Contact: Walter Lane Mon - Sat , 8 - 5. Screen Porch and Decks uses arsenic-free treated wood, composite decking and trim, made from recycled products. Specializing in solar oriented, green building practices for additions and sun rooms. Slow Food Piedmont 515 N. Mendenhall Street, Greensboro, NC 27401 Tel: 336-273-7292 Contact: Charlie Headington info@slowfoodpiedmont.org http://www.slowfoodpiedmont.org/ The mission of Slow Food Piedmont is "to celebrate and support our local food community." We sponsor food related events and activities such as Farm Days and Tasting Dinners as well as organize ongoing programs in School Gardens and our Local Food Guide. We believe food should be "good, clean and fair" and with join with other organizations such as CFSA in preserving and generating a wholesome and local food shed. Slow Food Piedmont is one of several Slow Food convivia in North Carolina. We are centered in Greensboro and Winston-Salem and have almost 100 paid members and several hundred on our listserve. Anyone can join our events and anyone can join the national/international organization. There are over 80,000 worldwide members. Slow Food USA North Carolina NC 27701 Tel: 718-260-8000 info@slowfoodusa.org http://www.slowfoodusa.org/contact/index.html (http://www.slowfoodusa.orgSlow Food U.S.A. is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to supporting and celebrating the food traditions of North America. By reviving the pleasures of the table, celebrating the diversity of earth's bounty, and using our tastebuds as our guides, Slow Food U.S.A. believes that our food heritage can be saved. The goal of Slow Food U.S.A. is to put the carriers of this heritage on center stage and educate its membership on the importance of these principles. Slow Food U.S.A. oversees Slow Food activities in North America, including the support and promotion of the activities of all its 135 local chapters, each called a "convivium," that carry out the

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Slow Food mission on a local level. Each convivium advocates sustainability and bio-diversity through educational events and public outreach that promote the appreciation and consumption of seasonal and local foods and the support of those who produce them. Slow Food convivia in North Carolina include

• Asheville • Cape Fear/Fayetteville • Charlotte • Kitty Hawk (Outer Banks) • Greensboro (Piedmont Triad) • Durham (Research Triangle)

Contact the Slow Food U.S.A. National Office to get specific convivium information. Tandem Strategy, LLC 6604 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC 27615 Tel: (919) 215-5793 Contact: Jenny Wright and Kyong Lee jenny@tandemstrategy.com http://www.tandemstrategy.com Marketing, strategy, and general business consulting.;;;;;; The Land Trust for the Little Tennessee PO Box 1148, Franklin, NC 28744 Tel: 828-524-2711 http://www.ltlt.org/ The Land Trust for the Little Tennessee is dedicated to conserving the waters, forests, farms, and heritage of the Upper Little Tennessee and Hiwassee River Valleys. We work in partnership with private landowners, public agencies, and others to conserve land, ensuring that the natural beauty, ecological integrity, and rural character of our region are preserved for generations to come. Working in Macon, Jackson, Swain, Clay, Cherokee, and Graham Counties. The Rural Advancement Foundation International 274 Pittsboro Bementary School Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: (919) 542-13 Fax: (919) 542-00 http://www.rafiusa.org The Rural Advancement Foundation International - USA cultivates markets, policies and communities that support thriving, socially just and environmentally sound family farms. Toad Song Farm 14765 Buffalo Road, Clayton, NC 27527 Tel: 919-553-2992 Contact: Mary Mizio Bevier

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toadsongfarm@earthlink.net http://www.marybevier.massagetherapy.com Small family farm on 35-acres near Raleigh, NC that specializes in herbs and country living. Also available: massage therapy, classes, and lots of new stuff coming (lavender labyrinth, bird watching, etc.).

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Baucom's Best 1002 Baucom Road, Monroe, NC 28110 Tel: 704-254-0742 Contact: Milton and Harriet Baucom info@baucomsbest.com http://www.baucomsbest.com/ Baucom's Best 100% Grassfed Beef is raised exclusively on the Baucom Family Farm located just outside the Charlotte-Metropolitan area in rural Union County. We can guarantee that our Black Angus cattle are fed no grain or animal by-products and are raised in a healthy and humane environment. Our pastures are never sprayed with chemical fertilizers or pesticides. Baucom's Best Grass Fed Beef is hormone and anitbiotic free, high in CLA, Omega-3, and Vitamins A and E and is lower in fat and calories than conventional beef. Baucom's Best beef is available year-round and can be purchased on line, to be shipped, delivered or picked up at our family farm. Visa and Mastercard accepted. Hickory Mountain Natural Beef 1921 Hadley Mill Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: 919-642-0022 Contact: Bob and Peggy Mowrey and Larry Decator peacemakerfarm@netzero.com We raise natural red and black angus beef free of hormones, steroids, and antibiotics. Our cattle are grazed on high quality forages in pasture management systems and finished on natural grains. We group the cattle by age and weight to promote a healthful and stable environment. Our small herd management style allows us to closely monitor each calf to maturity. K. W. Gettys Farm 1126 Gettys Rd , Ellenboro, NC 28040 Tel: 828-453-7485 Contact: Polly Gettys Natural Beef - hormone and antibiotic free. Sold by the quarter - all cuts are vacuum packed and aged. Processed in NCDA, USDA inspected facility. Call for harvest dates. Family farm. Meadow Lane Farm Leonard Family Farm 571 Leonard Farm Road, Louisburg, NC 27549 Tel: 919-496-4852 Contact: Steve and Martha Mobley http://www.LeonardFarm.com Since 1919, our family farm has been in the business of raising quality beef cattle on the rolling pastureland near Lousburg in Franklin County, NC. We recently began direct marketing our natural (no antibiotics nor added hormones) beef and chevon (goat meat) at area Farmers Markets (Durham Farmers Market - year round on Saturday's - main market) and at our farm by appointment. We have Angus beef raised all on pasture with a limited amount of farm-produced grain (oats/barley/hay) given. In the fall of year, our farm is open to school groups for farm visits (free pumpkin); on Sat. and Sun, May 16 and 17, 2009, we will be on the Annual Franklin County Farm Foods Tour.. from 11 a.m. -- 5 p.m.. Hope you can visit! Give us a call for quality meats or a

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farm visit. Proffitt Family Farms 150 Old Home Place, Kings Mountain, NC 28086 Tel: (704) 739-1666 Fax: (704) 739-1666 Contact: Brian Eagan brianeagan@proffittfarms.com http://www.proffittfarms.com PROFFITT FAMILY FARMS Located in the foothills of North Carolina just 35 miles west of Charlotte. Our mission is to produce high quality food grown in a natural way. To provide our animals with an environment that lets them live their entire lives as nature intended, by allowing them to forage exclusively on pasture. On our farm we let the cows and pasture land sustain each other with only rain and sunshine. Shepherds Ranch Angus Beef 6000 Jabo Hussey Road, Robbins, NC 27325 Tel: 336-301-2735 info@shepherdsranchangusbeef.com http://www.shepherdsranchangusbeef.com Shepherds Ranch primary goal is to optimize the production of grassfed beef in order to produce the highest quality product. To achieve this goal, we will focus on raising and producing livestock that fit the natural environment rather than artificially changing the environment to obtain a conventional product. It is our objective to have the livestock support the goals and mission of Shepherds Ranch rather than have Shepherds Ranch artificially support inefficient cattle. The following guidelines will be utilized to obtain a nutritious, healthy and sustainable consumer product. To implement and demonstrate agricultural practices that are natural, sustainable, and economically viable. To offer only the healthiest grass fed Angus beef possible. To provide beef with the best flavor and tenderness through strict herd selection. To gain and maintain consumer confidence in the integrity of our beef. To be sensitive and respectful of our natural resources. To provide the local agricultural education community with a resource to allow for students to learn sustainable natural ranching by actively participating in the process. Sunset Ridge Buffalo Farm 465 Yarborough Rd., Roxboro , NC 27574 Tel: (336) 599-1297 buffalojack@touchnc.net http://www.sunsetridgebuffalo.com/index.htm Our mission is to provide delicious and nutritious buffalo meat to health conscious consumers through internet sales, farmers markets, and from on-farm sales. Our animals are pasture raised on fescue, orchard grass, rye, crabgrass, native plants, hay and haylage. We never feed antibiotics,

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growth hormones, stimulants or animal by-products. Tomahawk Hill Farm 5840 Buffalo Ford Road, Ramseur, NC 27316 Tel: 336-301-0881 Contact: Frank Massey frank@tomahawkhillfarm.com http://www.tomahawkhillfarm.com Tomahawk Hill Farm is a small family farm near Asheboro, North Carolina. We raise grass-fed beef on the gently rolling hills of North Carolina's piedmont, on a farm that has been in the family for four generations. Tomahawk Hill Farm is a part of a growing movement to offer our community and beyond with nourishing, taste-full beef that provides the health, environmental and locale benefits that have so long been associated with family farms. Because we are small, we intimately know and care for our cows, our land, and our customers. A variety of breeds make up Tomahawk Hill Farm's herd, including Black Angus, Charolais, and Senepol, all breeds that have been cultivated over centuries for their excellent meat and their ability to thrive in the North Carolina piedmont environment. Our cows are raised for their entire lives on grass and soil that is free from chemical fertilizers and pesticides.

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Artisan The Art Institute of Charlotte 2110 Water Ridge Parkway, Three Lake Pointe Plaza, Charlotte, NC Tel: 704-357-5900 Contact: Joseph Bonaparte AiCHADM@edmc.edu http://http://www.artinstitute.edu/charlotte/restaurant/ The Culinary Arts program of The Art Institute of Charlotte opened its learning restaurant, Artisan, in February 2004. Inside the first floor of The Art Institute of Charlotte, Artisan seats 48 patrons in a warm and intimate setting. Students in their 6th quarter of study alternate between the kitchen and the front of the restaurant. They learn not only the skills of cooking for large numbers of people but also how to manage a restaurant properly “ from busing tables to operating a cash register. The luncheon menu features creative American cuisine at reasonable prices. The Artisan menu changes with each academic quarter to reflect fresh seasonal foods, and our chefs purchase organically grown products whenever possible. Current operating hours are 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The restaurant closes when students are not in attendance at school. Visitors are encouraged to call 704-357-5900 for reservations or to confirm the restaurant's hours. Blue Mountain Cafe 715 Old Spartanburg Hwy., Hendersonville, NC 28792 Tel: 828-693-0505 Fax: 828-693-0552 Contact: Kelli Reese kelli@hendersonville.coop http://www.hendersonville.coop The Blue Mountain Cafe opened in 1998, inside the Hendersonville Community Co-op. We are pleased to offer you hand-crafted organic cuisine in a comfortable, lighthearted setting. We purchase directly from local farmers, in season, and we receive two organic produce deliveries per week. On any given morning you'll find our friendly staff baking the days muffins and scones and cooking up a lunch special for your enjoyment. Make sure and try a Blue Mountain favorite -- Zeus Juice, from our Organic Juice Bar. Also available are organic dairy products and eggs. We hope you enjoy your time spent in our cafe and we look forward to serving you again. bonne soiree 431 west franklin street #10, chapel hill, NC Tel: 919 928 8388 Fax: 919 928 8417 Contact: chip smith or tina vaughn fine dinning french restaurant promoting sustainable agriculture

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Carolina Heritage Vineyard PO Box 7, Elkin, NC 28621 Tel: 336-366-3301 Contact: Clyde and Patricia Colwell clcolwell@yahoo.com http://www.ncagr.gov/ncproducts/ShowSite.asp?ID=100007 The mission of Carolina Heritage Vineyards is to deliver sustainably-grown fruit and honey bee products which are reasonably priced and promote a healthy environment and lifestyle for all involved - our neighbors, our customers and ourselves. Carolina Heritage Vineyards was established in 2005 on a farm three miles east of Elkin on Highway 268 in the middle of the Yadkin Valley Viticultural Area (AVA.) With a commitment to organic viticultural practices, varieties of grapes were chosen to be planted which grow natively in this region and/or are the most disease and insect resistant. Eight acres have been planted to date in Muscadines (Noble, Doreen, and Carlos) and American varietals and hybrids (Cynthiana, Rubiana (GR-7) and Traminette.) In addition 1.5 acres of blueberries have been planted which are being actively pollinated by the bees from our first bee hives. We sell organically-grown Muscadine and American grapes and blueberries, wines and mead. Chef and the Farmer 120 W Gordon Street, Kinston, NC 28501 Tel: 252-208-2433 Contact: Benjamin Knight benjaminknight@earthlink.net http://chefandthefarmer.com Much of the menu is traceable to local farms and supports local farmers conversions from tobacco to more sustainable crops. Early Girl Eatery 8 Wall Street, Asheville, NC 28801 Tel: 828-259-9292 Contact: John and Julie Stehling mail@earlygirleatery.com http://www.earlygirleatery.com/ Early Girl Eatery opened its doors in mid October of 2001. Centrally located in downtown Asheville on historic Wall Street, the critically-acclaimed Eatery offers delicious southern food in a casual, charming atmosphere. The menu relies heavily on the high quality local produce grown in the area by family farms and community-supported agriculture (CSAs). Our cheeses and some of our meats are also produced and raised locally by small family farmers who raise their animals in natural, pastured settings. The menu changes periodically with the seasons, while the specials change daily. This enables us to better utilize the local ingredients available. We believe local food tastes better and sustains a healthy community.

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Aside from supporting local farmers directly, Early Girl also promotes sustainable agriculture through its membership in several local and regionally-based sustainable agriculture groups, including Carolina Farm Stewardship Association and Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project. Made from scratch is the motto at the Early Girl, and our recipes reflect our background in southern cooking as well as our vast experience with vegetarian fare. Breakfast: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 11:30am. Lunch: Monday through Friday, 11:45am to 3:00pm. Dinner: Tuesday through Thursday, 5:00pm to 9:00pm Friday and Saturday, 5:00pm to 10:00pm. Brunch: Saturday and Sunday, 9:00am to 3:00pm. Elaine's on Franklin 454 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 Tel: 919-960-2770 Fax: 919-960-7780 Contact: Bret and Julie Jennings info@elainesonfranklin.com http://www.elainesonfranklin.com/ Cutting edge comfort food featuring fresh local ingredients with fine wines and a lively yet intimate bistro atmosphere. Open for dinner Tuesday-Thursday 5:30-9:30 PM and Friday-Saturday 5:30-10:00 PM. Galelry Restaurant 10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28277 Tel: 704-248-4042 Fax: 704-248-4005 Contact: Christina Argeris cargeris@ballantyneresort.com http://www.gallery-restaurant.com Gallery Restaurant features contemporary American fare served in an upscale setting. Known for its 100% USDA graded prime steak entrées, Gallery instills a passionate approach to simple food. Partnering with local farmers to offer the freshest ingredients, Gallery Restaurant demonstrates its commitment to quality and excellence by enhancing its menu seasonally to offer the best in farm fresh accompaniments. The restaurant also boasts an impressive bar with top shelf spirits and an

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extensive wine collection. Traditional elements are combined with an elegant presentation of eclectic cuisine. Gallery Restaurant is located in Ballantyne Resort on the corner of Johnston Road and Ballantyne Commons Parkway.

Giardini Gardens and Pasta Co. 2411 Highway 108 E, Columbus, NC 28722 Tel: 828-894-0234 Fax: 828-894-0341 Contact: Mary Lyth http://www.giardinigardens.com/ We are a small family farm growing a variety of vegetables, fruits and herbs for wholesale and for our roadside stand. We also have an onsite restaurant featuring wood fired pizzas, fresh meals to-go and rustic hand rolled pastas, all made from our garden fresh produce and other locally sourced ingredients. Check out our website for all our menus and other information. Green Valley Grill 622 Green Valley Road, Greensboro, NC 27408 Tel: 336-854-2015 Fax: 336-370-0965 Contact: Will Stevens, Bart Ortiz, or Leah Thompson mhunt@qwrh.com http://greenvalleygrill.com We invite you to visit us and enjoy informally elegant dining and seasonal food using old-world European culinary sensibilities and flavors from areas such as the Tuscan area of Italy or the Provence region of France. The have been buying from local farmers for over 5 years. Also the owners of Lucky 32 in Greensboro and Cary. Lantern Restaurant 423 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Tel: 919-969-8846 Contact: Andrea Reusing info@lanternrestaurant.com http://www.lanternrestaurant.com/ Delicious pan-Asian food served in a relaxed, urban setting with an emphasis on seasonal produce and local seafood. The warm staff, smart wine list and late-night weekend dining in the hidden bar create "a dining experience that is simply the most impressive for the money in the Triangle."-NandO. Open M-S 5:30 - 10PM, Bar 5:30 - 2AM. Laughing Seed Cafe 40 Wall Street, Asheville, NC 28801 Tel: 828.252.3445 http://www.laughingseed.com Quality and creativity have always been the driving forces behind the Laughing Seed's eclectic international approach to vegetarian dining and this has led to its popularity with vegetarians and

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meat-eaters alike. Local products, organic ingredients and a flair for global fusion combine to give its dishes a unique and satisfying character. They have been the recipient of numerous awards including Best Vegetarian Restaurant in WNC eight years in a row (as voted by the Asheville Citizen Times and the weekly Mountain Express), and been recognized by publications as diverse as Southern Living, Vegetarian Times, and the NY Times.

Lucky 32 1421 Westover Terrace, Greensboro, NC 27408 Tel: 336-370-0707 Fax: 336-574-0037 Contact: Andrew Lofaro alofaro@qwrh.com http://lucky32.com Lucky 32 features a seasonal menu of selections fitting "New World" American regional, ethnic or seasonal themes. You'll feel comfortable dressed casually, duded up for a business meeting, or decked out for a date. And for those times when you're busy and can't wait for a table, we offer Call-Ahead Seating and Reservations (though reservations are not always necessary). When the weather is pleasant, dine outdoors at all of our restaurants. Also the owners of Green Valley Grill in Greensboro. Lucky 32 7307 Tryon Road, Cary, NC 27511 Tel: 919-233-1632 Fax: 919-858-0888 http://lucky32.com Lucky 32 features a seasonal menu of selections fitting "New World" American regional, ethnic or seasonal themes. You'll feel comfortable dressed casually, duded up for a business meeting, or decked out for a date. And for those times when you're busy and can't wait for a table, we offer Call-Ahead Seating and Reservations (though reservations are not always necessary). When the weather is pleasant, dine outdoors at all of our restaurants. Also the owners of Green Valley Grill in Greensboro. Magnolia Grill 1002 Ninth Street, Durham, NC 27705 Tel: 919.286.3609 Fax: 919.286.2691 Contact: Ben Barker http://www.magnoliagrill.net Our philosophy has always been based on a foundation of the best available ingredients, carefully prepared and served without pretension. Working with a network of farmers, livestock producers and seafood suppliers, we've tried to maintain a worldly view of cooking that emphasizes direct flavors and still respects our North Carolina fundamentals.

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Margaret's Cantina 1129 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 Tel: 919-942-4745 Contact: Margaret Lundy http://www.margaretscantina.com/ Fresh, healthy Southwestern cuisine. Serving lunch weekdays and dinner Monday-Saturday. Weekend Dinner Specials showcase North Carolina seasonal produce - from winter greens and sweet potats to spring asparagus and strawberries to summer corn and tomats to autumn peppers and apples: Garlic-sauteed Rappini, Asparagus and Crab Sopes, Gazpacho, Tamales de elote, Chiles Rellenos and much more! Maverick Farms 410 Justus Road, Valle Crucis, NC 28604 Tel: 828-963-4656 info@maverickfarms.com Maverick Farms is an educational non-profit farm dedicated to promoting family farming as a community resource and reconnecting local food networks. Maverick Farms formed in spring 2004 to preserve a small farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, an area under intense pressure from development. It operates as an open laboratory, experimenting with human-scale farming techniques and traditional food preparation. Maverick Farms works to reclaim the pleasures of eating and sharing meals in a culture overrun by industrial agriculture and flavorless food. The project arose out of Springhouse Farm, which for 30 years sold hand-picked vegetables to local restaurants. Maverick Farms is continuing with that tradition while embarking on new education and outreach projects to connect local food producers and consumers. In our monthly (http://www.maverickfarms.com/farm-dinners.html" farm dinners we apply traditional cooking techniques to the best locally grown beyond-organic ingredients we can find. Our own farm supplies most of the produce; other local growers fill in the gaps when possible. Guests are also welcome at our two-story, 125-year-old "http://www.maverickfarms.com/agritourism.html" farmhouse with a wrap-around porch overlooking a creek, a chicken coop, vegetable gardens, and orchards. Guests may play the concert grand piano, borrow books from the libraries, play badminton, and help harvest herbs, fruit, and vegetables from the gardens. Guests will experience the hustle and bustle of life on a working farm, as well as the relaxed atmosphere we strive to create. Each comfortable guest room is private and most have reading chairs and desks. There are many sitting areas around the farmhouse and yard to rest and have conversation (including hammocks by the creek). One of the farm members, Sara Safransky, is a certified yoga instructor, and offers private yoga classes geared to any level. Breakfasts are made available and feature selections composed entirely of all-natural, locally-raised products. Two rooms are available to guests, and the creek and chickens can be heard in the background. Prices, which are listed on the Maverick Farm "http://www.maverickfarms.com/agritourism.html" website, are for short visits; (mailto:info@maverickfarms.com" contact us about discounts for longer

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stays. Nasher Cade Nasher Museum of Art 2001 Campus Drive, Nasher Museum of Art Duke University, Durham, NC 27705 Tel: 919-610-0681 Contact: Michael Shmitt nasherinfo@duke.edu http://www.nasher.duke.edu/museum_cafe.php To complement the Nasher Museum's increased emphasis on contemporary art, owner Giorgios Bakatsias of Giorgios Hospitality Group and Dale Rey, the company's director of project development, have developed a contemporary menu of soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts, including vegetarian fare. The cafe will adhere to the "slow food" philosophy - that is, simple, seasonal recipes with fresh ingredients that are organic and locally grown when possible. Noble's Restaurant 6801 Morrison Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28211 Tel: 704-367-9463 jbnoble@noblesrestaurants.com http://www.chefjimnoble.com At Noble's Restaurant, our main goal is to serve the freshest local, organic produce and the finest quality raw ingredients that we can find to produce what we call "New Southern Cuisine." From baking our own organic breads in house to purchasing regionally grown or produced goods, we take extraordinary care in what we start with in our kitchen. Simple preparations serve the quality of these ingredients best, allowing the inherent flavors of each dish to shine through. By utilizing a true wood-fired oven and grill, we are able to create dishes with a European country influence as well. Padgett Station 401 East Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 Tel: 919-929-0445 fairtrade@padgettstation.com http://www.padgettstation.com Padgett Station Organic Bistro and Cocktails offers organic, fair trade, and locally produced indulgences, including coffees, desserts, crepes, cocktails, salads, soups, cheeses, and chocolates. Pananzella 101 E. Weaver St., Carrboro, NC 27510 Tel: 919-929-6626 panzanella@weaverstreetmarket.coop http://www.panzanella.com/ Italian orientation, with vegetarian and vegan choices (highlighted on menu), along with hormoneand antibiotic-free meats and poultry. Panciuto 110 South Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 Tel: 919-732-6261

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Fax: 919-732-6820 Contact: Aaron Vandemark http://www.panciuto.com/ Southern influenced Italian fine dining in a casual-refined atmosphere. Our changing menus are created using local produce and meats that are humanely raised without steroids, hormones, or antibiotics. Our pastas, breads, desserts, appetizers and entrees are all handmade in-house daily. All ABC permits. 15 minutes from Chapel Hill and Durham. "Dining worth a drive" - Greg Cox, NandO. Open for dinner Tues-Sat, 6pm-close. Enjoy dinner with friends or associates. Also available for groups up to 60. Panzanella Restaurant 200 N. Greensboro Street, Carr Mill Mall, Carrboro, NC 27510 Tel: 919-929-6626 Fax: 919-942-4889 Contact: Linda Fullwood panzanella@weaverstreetmarket.coop http://www.panzanella.coop/ Rabidly devoted to locally-produced, hand-crafted and seasonal foods. Don't miss our monthly Farm Dinners! Our friendly neighborhood bar offers a distinctive selection of wine, beer and specialty drinks. Outdoor dining. Dinner: Sunday, Tuesday-Thursday 5:30 - 9 pm, Friday and Saturday 5:30 10 pm, Lunch: Monday-Friday 11:30 am - 2 pm, Saturday 11:30 am - 3 pm, Sunday Brunch: 10:30 am - 2 pm Pewter Rose Bistro 1820 South Blvd, Second Floor, South End, Charlotte, NC 28203 Tel: 704-332-8149 Fax: 704-333-7075 Contact: Blake Dewey pewterose@msn.com http://www.pewterose.com Pewter Rose Bistro is an eclectic fine dining bistro and metropolitan night club offering internationally-influenced American food and wine in the heart of Charlotte's historic South End and the Dilworth neighborhood. At the Pewter Rose, we use numerous organic, sustainable, free-range and Earth Friendly products on our highly seasonal menu. While various restrictions prevent us from offering a completely organic menu, we select items that may have the most impact on our guests' healthy eating. We currently use several organic chicken and turkey products, hormone/antibiotic free beef, as well as some organic lettuces and produce. Several local farms provide all our herbs and some vegetables during the local growing season. A friend and former employee also grows heirloom tomats and vegetables for us during the summer. Vegetarian concerns are also always considered when we create our seasonal menus. Numerous lunch/dinner items and our award winning desserts are easy choices for lacto-ovo vegetarians. Many more items on the menu are compatible for various vegetarian diets with simple preparation change requests. We also offer a nightly special for our strict vegan friends.

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Pewter Rose Bistro is open for lunch Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dinner is served Monday through Thursday from 4 to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 4 to 11 p.m.; and Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m. Piedmont Restaurant 401 Foster Street, Durham, NC 27701 Tel: 919-683-1213 Contact: Andrew Magowan, Drew Brown, Abby Pearce info@piedmontrestaurant.com http://piedmontrestaurant.com A neighborhood restaurant next to the Farmer's Market that uses local and sustainable produce, meat and dairy in creative cuisine influenced by traditional French and Italian dishes. Ratcliffe On The Green 435 South Tryon Street Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28202 Tel: 704-358-9898 Fax: 704-377-7272 Contact: Mark Hibbs chefmark_hibbs@yahoo.com http://www.ratcliffeonthegreen.com Welcome to (http://www.ratcliffeonthegreen.com" Ratcliffe On The Green. We proudly seek out and support the use of local ingredients from sustainable resources such as Grateful Growers Farm, New Town Farms, Ashley Farms, New Beginnings Farm, Nise's Herbs, Laughing Owl Farm, Tega Hills Greenhouses and Apple Orchard Farm. We are a true Farm to Fork Restaurant so the menu will change often. We work very close with our farming partners to offer you the freshest ingredients at their seasonal peak of flavor. Rosetta's Kitchen 116 North Lexington Ave., Asheville, NC 28801 Tel: 828-232-0738 Contact: Zane Adams http://www.rosettaskitchen.com/ We are downtown Asheville's whole-foods kitchen & cafe. We serve lunch, dinner, late night, and Sunday brunches as well as hosting Community Cauldron Sundays. We have been open since 2002 and have been serving our extended family, friends, and wanderer throughers, creative vegatarian and vegan soul foods out of our colorful space at a brisk pace all these years. At Rosetta's Kitchen we take environmental and green philosophies to heart, and we strive to keep things as local as possible especially the food we use to make the good stuff everyone loves! We have hosted hundreds of benefits, art shows, and musicians, we have fed the homeless, the wealthy, a good handful of celebrities, and everyone in between. We have nourished everyone who has passed through our doors in the best ways we know how... We are owned by the Wezeltown tribe, managed by Rosetta and Juniper, and staffed by a dedicated crew of brilliant freaks of various persuasions.

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We are frequented by a constant flow of creative souls of a wide spectrum, foodies, health nuts, vegans, vegetarians, and curious tourists. Please stop in, say hello, and allow us to feed you. It is always an honor. Sandwhich 431 West Franklin St. #, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Tel: 919.929.2114 http://www.sandwhich.biz WHERE: Courtyard of Chapel Hill West Franklin at Roberson St. (behind Penang) Chapel Hill, North Carolina WHEN: Monday - Saturday 11-4 Free parking out back. WHY: Our sandwiches, salads, soups and brownies are simply delicious. We use the best ingredients we can find, like outstanding Valrhona chocolate and real vanilla, and locally milled organic flour. Our beef is free-range from Niman Ranch, cheeses are from artisanal sources. Everything else, we do here. All salads, soups, and desserts are made in-house, from scratch, using the best ingredients we can find, like local produce, Ashley Farms chicken, and Valrhona chocolate. Join us today for a real Sandwhich.

Savoy 641 Merrimon Ave., Asheville, NC 28804 Tel: 828.253.1077 info@savoyasheville.com http://www.savoyasheville.com/ Step into our dining room - intimate, yet elegant with linen-covered tables - and share in the international creations that our chefs craft to reflect the flavors of France, Italy, Spain and Asia, enhanced by only the freshest locally-grown organic produce, free-range meats, and line-caught fruits of the sea flown in from around the world. Our mission: to create an environment where life's most sustaining and essential needs of food and drink are presented with undiminished attention to quality, presentation, and service - engaging and enriching all of the senses. It is earnestly our greatest desire to infuse every visit for each individual with a unique and memorable culinary experience.

Square 1 Bistro 111 South Main St, Hendersonville, NC 28792 Tel: 828-698-5598 Contact: Joseph Lewis info@square1bistro.com

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http://www.square1bistro.com Located in historic downtown Hendersonville, Square 1 Bistro serves French-American cuisine inspired by the bounty of local Appalachian products. Chef Joseph Lewis creates menus, small plates, and daily specials based on fresh ingredients available locally and seasonally-- from demi-glace to sour-mix, hand-pattied burgers to old-world-style sausages, all from scratch to highlight the excellence of the products. At Square 1 Bistro we are proud that "Our goodness grows close to home!" Sweet Pea Cafe 16 Union St. S., Concord, NC 28025 Tel: 704-795-5500 Contact: Kevin Kennedy naturalharvest@ctc.net http://www.naturalharvestfood.com The Sweet Pea Cafe is located in the historic district of Concord North Carolina. The food is prepared fresh each day by the owner, Bonnie Silvers. The restuarant offers a variety of organic and vegetarian options, is vegan friendly, and sells wheat and gluten free items. T1 Tapas 8625-c Lindholm Dr, Huntersville, NC 28078 Tel: 704-895-4373 info@t1tapas.com http://www.t1tapas.com T1 Tapas are ideal portions of simple, fresh ingredients artfully prepared to bring out their optimum flavor. We've adapted some of the best dishes from around the world—Latin American, Asian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Caribbean—so let your taste buds take you traveling! While our tapas menu spans the globe for inspiration, we buy organic seasonal ingredients as close to home as possible to ensure freshness, help us support our local economy, and reduce our impact on the environment. Our menu is seasonal and changes frequently to capture the best of today's freshest foods. Table Restaurant and Bar 14835 John J. Delaney Drive, Ste. 150, Charlotte, NC 28277 Tel: 704-369-5170 http://www.tablecharlotte.com/table.html Table Restaurant & Bar is a unique upscale restaurant offering an elegant dining experience in an inspiring environment. The interior decor takes its cues from the glamour era of 1920's “ 1940's. Our Executive Chef, Gene Briggs mantra is œfrom farm to table•, as is any great chef's. Meaning that we source the freshest ingredients from farmers and present the composed entree to your table. The Custom Shop 1601 Elizabeth Ave, Charlotte, NC 28204 Tel: 704-333-3396

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Contact: Dani info@customshopfood.com http://www.customshopfood.com Customshop is a modern Roman trattoria with a neighborhood feel, located in the heart of Charlotte, NC. Our menu offers an eclectic mix of traditional and innovative American dishes, inspired by Italian, French, and Spanish cuisine. Customshop is committed to supporting local, organic farm ventures by bringing our guests the freshest, sustainable foods in the area. Weekly menu changes are tailored around the seasonal availability of produce, with sea options created around the weekly “catch” of our local fisherman, Rock Stone. All pastas are made in-house and include unique options such as squid ink spaghetti and cheese pumpkin gnocchi. The Market Place 29 Wall Street, Asheville, NC 28801 Tel: 828-252-4162 Fax: 828-253-3120 Contact: Mark Rosenstein tmp@marketplace-restaurant.com http://www.marketplace-restaurant.com Throughout his years in the restaurant business, owner and chef Mark Rosenstein's hunting and gathering mentality has continued to influence his daily menu. The Market Place continues the tradition of using the freshest foods, with a strong emphasis on local and organic products, knowing that the best food is that which moves quickly from farm to plate. Seasonal ingredients, fresh hand-made preparations, creativity, and the use of certain timeless European recipes result in cuisine with levels of quality and originality so rare they take your breath away. The Weeping Radish Brewery/ Currituck Eco Brewery PO Box 1909, Manteo, NC 27954 Tel: 252-473-1991 Contact: Uli Bennewitz http://www.weepingradish.com/ We currently operate a restaurant/brewery in Manteo. We are in the process of opening a new Farm Brewery/Butchery complex in Currituck County. Our goal is to create a retail complex which will allow local farmers to sell value added farm products to the 200,000 tourists on the way to the beach. We have a German trained butcher, we will be selling only locally raised meats. We even have a smoker on premise for smoked meats and fish. This is also intended to become a demonstration farm and a training facility for branding local farm products for the retail market. Tupelo Honey Cafe 12 College St., Asheville, NC 28801 Tel: 828-255-4404 Contact: Sharon Schott http://www.tupelohoneycafe.com Choose from a southern-style menu including breakfast, organic, vegetarian and vegan items, plus

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weekly dinner specials and incredible homemade desserts. Whenever possible we use produce from local farmers, and decorate our dining room with art from local artisans. Hours: Tues-Sun 9 am-3 pm; Tues-Thurs 5:30-10 pm; Fri and Sat 5:30 pm-midnight. Closed Mondays. Watts Grocery 1116 Broad Street, Durham, NC 27705 Tel: 919-416-5040 Contact: Amy Tornquist info@wattsgrocery.com http://www.wattsgrocery.com/ Fine dining with local ingredients. Featuring local foods--many raised, caught, smoked, pickled, or cured within a two-hour radius. Weeping Radish Farm Brewery Weeping Radish Farm Brewery, North Caratoke Hwy, Jarvisburg, NC 27947 Tel: 252-491-5205 Available at Website Page http://www.weepingradish.com/ We brew only natural unfiltered beers and all our beer is brewed based on the "Reinheitsgebot" of 1516, allowing no additives in beer. We self distribute locally and we probably have the only 100% glass re-use brewery in this country. All our bottles can be returned to the brewery for a 35 cent credit or a $2 credit, depending on the bottle size. We do not recycle glass, we re-use! We co-op with local family farms and raise only free range hormone free animals. This year we bought all the grain for our pork farmer and he in tern is raising over 100 hogs for us. We are also working on a beef arrangement similar to the hog system. Our butchery is a joint venture with a 5th generation German Master butcher, we make and smoke all our own sausages, bacon, salami and even prosciutto on site. The goal is to know which local farm each piece of meat came from. We have a true organic farmer who raises all crops naturally and based on the Rudolf Steiner principal. We are composting all retail food scraps, meat scraps and brewer's grain together with our grass clippings as food source for the farm. We strive to use all our own vegetables and meats, of course also the beer. By the way we are the only restaurant brewery in the US where we never in 22 years, have sold another beer but our own! We are bringing in a fully qualified German Master Butcher and a graduate from Turin, who has been training at the Terra Madre facility. We are also working with Johnson and Wales to create a culinary intern program, which would give students an opportunity to raise vegetables, make sausages, smoke meats and fish and then the training would take them to Bavaria to train at the family butcher's facility there. This is a very different training approach but is essential if we want to create a sustainable food chain in this country.

Wellspring Cafe Durham 621 Broad St, Durham, NC Tel: 919-286-2290

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Located inside the Whole Foods Market, this cafe serves Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners. Wellspring Cafe Raleigh 3540 Wade Ave, Raleigh, NC 27607 Tel: 919-828-5805 Fax: 919-828-5825 betsy.dietsch@wholefoods.com Located inside the Whole Foods Market, this cafe serves Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners. Zely & Ritz 301 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27603 Tel: 919-828-0018 Fax: 919-828-2937 Contact: Richard Holcomb info@zelyandritz.com http://www.zelyandritz.com Zely & Ritz is all about fresh, organic, locally grown dishes served in tapas style small plates (so that you can order several and share) in an upscale, casual, yet hip and smoke-free environment. Chef Sarig's food is intensely flavorful, beautifully presented and simply delicious. Sarig uses Mediterranean and Middle Eastern spices in unexpected ways with local organic ingredients to create fantastic culinary works of art and as a former Wine Spectator award winner, Nancy's wine selections are the perfect complement to the perfect meal. At Zely & Ritz we believe the best food comes from local farmers that we know produce quality organic produce and hormone and antibiotic free meats. We buy locally and organically whenever we can. Both Chef Sarig and Richard grew up farming and cooking (Richard on a farm in Eastern North Carolina and Sarig on a Kibbutz along the Mediterranean Sea in Israel). As adults, Sarig became a master chef who specializes in preparing fresh ingredients in the most delicious way and along with wife Nancy pairing them with the perfect wines to make for the tastiest and healthiest possible meals. Richard became an entrepreneur/businessman who in addition to being an avid organic gardener recently purchased Coon Rock Farm which will supply vegetables, meat, eggs, and honey for Zely & Ritz. And to complete the cycle, all food waste from Zely & Ritz is sent back to Coon Rock farm for composting to feed the next season of crops.

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Bare Essentials Natural Foods 273 Boone Heights Drive, Boone, NC 28607 Tel: 828-262-5592 Fax: 828-262-5540 bhenderson@boone.net http://www.benaturalmarket.com/ Bare Essentials Natural Market is a full-service natural products store serving the North Carolina High Country for over 20 years. We offer thousands of products including packaged and fresh foods, body care products and supplements. Our fresh fruits and vegetables are organically or transitionally grown and are from local and regional sources when possible. We have just about everything you could want. And what we don't have, we can get! Open every day of the week. Berrybrook Farm Natural Foods Pantry 1257 East Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28203 Tel: 704-334-6528 Small vegetarian outlet with a daily selection of soups, sandwiches, and other prepared items. Chatham Marketplace 480 Hillsboro Street, Suite 320, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Tel: (919) 542-2643 Fax: (919) 542-3613 Contact: David Dellea and Mary DeMare mary@chathammarketplace.coop http://www.chathammarketplace.com Chatham Marketplace is a co-op grocery located in Chatham Mills, an 80,000-square-foot former textile mill located just north of Pittsboro's traffic circle. Chatham Marketplace offers a full selection of organically and sustainably grown produce “ as much as possible from local growers. The market also sells a full line of sustainable grocery and dry-good products including deli, bakery, meat, bulk, dairy, vitamin and health and body care items. Chatham Marketplace is a cooperative owned by members of our community. All are welcome to become market owners by purchasing ownership shares. You do not have to be a co-op owner, however, to shop at Chatham Marketplace. Store hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week. Deep Roots Market Natural Foods Co-op 3728 Spring Garden Street, Greensboro, NC 27407 Tel: 336-292-9216 Fax: 336-292-3643 Contact: Emily Clancy deeproots2@mindspring.com http://www.deeprootsmarket.com/ Deep Roots is a natural food cooperative that has been serving the Greensboro N.C. area since 1976. We are committed to bringing our community wholesome, healthy food and supplements, as well as providing education and information about health and the environment.

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Hours of operation are 9am to 8pm, Monday through Saturday, and Sunday, 12pm to 7pm. Location: Deep Roots Market is located on Spring Garden Street between Holden Road and the East Wendover Avenue exit, convenient to downtown and easily accessible from all other areas of the city. Turn off Spring Garden Street onto Cranbrook Street to enter the store parking lot. Durham Co-op Grocery 1101 West Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC 27701 Tel: 919-490-0929 Fax: 919-403-8695 Contact: Regina Dyson info@durhamfoodcoop.org http://www.durhamfoodcoop.org The Durham Co-op Grocery is a living and dynamic institution. It is constantly being shaped through the participation of all kinds of people - new and familiar, young and old. Staff and members strive to create a shopping environment that is stimulating, creative, and, overall, friendly and welcoming to everyone. We'll hope you'll feel at home here! The co-op, which was founded in 1971, is a rather small operation specializing in bulk”the store features tons of all-natural and organic herbs, spices, nuts, grains, and more. Organic dairy products”milk, cheeses, yogurt”are available, as are locally-raised, free-range eggs. Moreover, at any one time, about 70% of all the produce is local and organic. Customers are more than welcome to place a special order for anything not carried in-store. The co-op ds not carry any meat products, although meats are available through the co-op's partnership with a local CSA. Customers can enroll in the CSA and pick up their all-natural meats at the co-op on delivery days. For more information, inquire with the store. Membership is available to all. Free membership is granted to anyone on public assistance. Discounts are available for seniors and working members. Members receive a 5% discount on all products. Hours of operation are Monday through Saturday, 10am to 8pm and Sunday, 11am to 8pm. Earth Fare Asheville (West) 66 Westgate Pkway, Asheville, NC 28806 Tel: 828-253-7656 asheville100@earthfare.com http://www.earthfare.com Earth Fare provides a healthy selection of naturally-raised and organic meats. None of their meat products contain antibiotics or hormones. Beyond the usual suspects of chicken, turkey, beef, and pork, Earth Fare also features more exotic or hard-to-find meats such as ostrich, venison, and various poultry breeds. While not every location may carry a certain product, such as duck or capon, anything can be ordered with ease. The emphasis on sustainably raised, all-natural products extends to produce as well, as many of their fruits and vegetables are raised on local, organic farms.

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Store hours are 7:00am to 10:00pm daily. Earth Fare Greensboro 2965 Battleground Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27408 Tel: 336-369-0190 gso110@earthfare.com http://www.earthfare.com/ Earth Fare provides a healthy selection of naturally-raised and organic meats. None of their meat products contain antibiotics or hormones. Beyond the usual suspects of chicken, turkey, beef, and pork, Earth Fare also features more exotic or hard-to-find meats such as ostrich, venison, and various poultry breeds. While not every location may carry a certain product, such as duck or capon, anything can be ordered with ease. The emphasis on sustainably raised, all-natural products extends to produce as well, as many of their fruits and vegetables are raised on local, organic farms.

Store hours are 8:00am to 9:00pm Monday through Saturday and Sunday 8:00am to 8:00pm. Earth Fare Boone 178 West King Street, Boone, NC 28607 Tel: 828-263-8138 bne130@earthfare.com http://www.earthfare.com/ Earth Fare provides a healthy selection of naturally-raised and organic meats. None of their meat products contain antibiotics or hormones. Beyond the usual suspects of chicken, turkey, beef, and pork, Earth Fare also features more exotic or hard-to-find meats such as ostrich, venison, and various poultry breeds. While not every location may carry a certain product, such as duck or capon, anything can be ordered with ease. The emphasis on sustainably raised, all-natural products extends to produce as well, as many of their fruits and vegetables are raised on local, organic farms. Store hours are 8:00am to 10:00pm daily. Earth Fare Charlotte 12235 North Community House Road, Charlotte, NC 28277 Tel: 704-926-1201 charlotte120@earthfare.com http://www.earthfare.com/ Earth Fare provides a healthy selection of naturally-raised and organic meats. None of their meat products contain antibiotics or hormones. Beyond the usual suspects of chicken, turkey, beef, and pork, Earth Fare also features more exotic or hard-to-find meats such as ostrich, venison, and various poultry breeds. While not every location may carry a certain product, such as duck or capon, anything can be ordered with ease. The emphasis on sustainably raised, all-natural products extends to produce as well, as many of their fruits and vegetables are raised on local, organic farms.

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Hours: 7am-10pm Mon-Sat, Sun 8am-9pm Earth Fare Charlotte 721 Governor Morrison Street, Suite 110, Charlotte, NC 28211 Tel: 704-749-5042 charlotte125@earthfare.com http://www.earthfare.com We sell foods as close to the ground as it gets. Products with these ingredients/processes WILL NOT BE SOLD at Earth Fare : NO hydrogenated or partially- hydrogenated oils added trans-fats) NO high fructose corn syrup NO artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners and preservatives NO antibiotics, synthetic growth hormones or animal by-products in the feed (fresh meats and milk) NO bleached or bromated flour NO irradiated single source spices, produce or meat NO animal by-products in pet foods NO inhumane treatment of the animals providing us with dairy, meat and eggs Earth Fare - Raleigh 10341 Moncrieffe Rd, Raleigh, NC 27617 Tel: 919-433-1390 Fax: 919-433-1394 Contact: Store Manager information@earthfare.com http://www.earthfare.com Earth Fare provides a healthy selection of naturally-raised and organic meats. None of their meat products contain antibiotics or hormones. Beyond the usual suspects of chicken, turkey, beef, and pork, Earth Fare also features more exotic or hard-to-find meats such as ostrich, venison, and various poultry breeds. While not every location may carry a certain product, such as duck or capon, anything can be ordered with ease. The emphasis on sustainably raised, all-natural products extends to produce as well, as many of their fruits and vegetables are raised on local, organic farms. Earth Fare - South Asheville 1856 Hendersonville Rd, Asheville, NC 28803 Tel: 828-210-0100 Fax: 828-210-0104 Contact: Store Manager information@earthfare.com http://www.earthfare.com Earth Fare provides a healthy selection of naturally-raised and organic meats. None of the meat products contain antibiotics or hormones. Beyond the usual suspects of chicken, turkey, beef, and pork, Earth Fare also features more exotic or hard-to-find meats such as ostrich, venison, and various poultry breeds. While not every location may carry a certain product, such as duck or capon, anything can be ordered with ease. The emphasis on sustainably raised, all-natural products extends to produce as well, as many of their fruits and vegetables are raised on local, organic farms.

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Earth Fare, Inc. 145 Cane Creek Ind Park Rd, Ste 150, Fletcher, NC 28732 Tel: 828-281-4800 ext. 125 Fax: 828-254-7556 Contact: Mike Cianciarulo http://www.earthfare.com/ Earth Fare sells all the foods you love ... only better. Full-service natural and organic supermarket with large selection of organic and local produce, all natural meats and poultry, wide selection of artisanal cheeses, eclectic microbrews and wines, scratch deli, bakery, sit down cafe, groceries, bulk, and nutrition and body care. A Carolina based and owned company. Extended Garden Herb Farm Hwy 276 & Sherwood Terrace, PO Box 142, Cedar Mountain, NC 28718 Tel: 828-883-5656 Contact: Claire & Erich Stephenson ollie@citcom.net Growing and selling herbs, perennials, unusual bedding plants and shrubs. Fresh cut herbs & flowers. Display gardens, gift shop, free range eggs, honey. Open April-October. Freedom Farms at the Market Shoppes at the State Farmers Market NC State Farmers Market, 1201 Agriculture Street, Raleigh, NC 27603 Tel: 919-835-2228 Fax: 252-492-6633 Contact: Sally Coad FreedomFarmsTM@aol.com http://www.freedomfarmdexters.com All Natural Meats. No Antibiotics, added Hormones or Cruelty. Heritage Beef, Pork, Chicken, Duck, Ostrich, Bison, Goat, Eggs, Gluten Free Products. Thurs-Sun 9-5 French Broad Food Co-op 90 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801 Tel: 828-255-7650 grocery@fbfc.coop http://www.fbfc.com/ What is the French Broad Food Coop? We are a consumer-owned co-operative--a business owned by the people who work and shop here; a place where everyone makes a difference. From our days as a buying club of friends and families in 1975 to the bustling downtown storefront we have today, the Co-op has been a center for the community and a leader in healthful and natural living. The French Broad Food Co-Op is about a lot of things, but first and foremost it's about you. You own it! You shape it! You make it grow! We appreciate your commitment to us from the bottom of our hearts! Our vision at the French Broad Food Co-op is to be a transformative force in our community and world and to serve as a model of a sustainable business alternative that nurtures social and economic well-being in an environmentally sensitive manner.

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9am - 9pm Mon-Sat 12pm - 8pm Sundays Fullam Creamery Retail Store 115 Fullam Farm Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28739 Tel: 828-891-2086 fullamcreamery@yahoo.com Fullam Creamery is a fourth generation dairy farm in Western North Carolina. The farm's goal is to preserve the farming lifestyle by providing the freshest farmstead dairy products. The creamery produces various types of cheese (mainly soft white cheeses with a hint of Latin American influence) spreadable yogurt cheeses, and yogurt. The soft white cheeses include Queso Fresco and Panela. Both of these cheeses are available in a variety of flavors such as garlic, onion, and herb. The spreadable yogurt cheese comes in various flavors as well like herb, cilantro, peach, mango, and lemon. The yogurt is available in strawberry and vanilla. All of these products are available from the farm's on-site retail store that is open Fridays and Saturdays. The milk comes from cows that are fed an all-natural, grain-based diet and that are never supplemented with hormones and antibiotics. The cows are not raised on pasture; they reside in an open barn with bedding for each individual animal. Greenlife Grocery 70 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801 Tel: 828-254-5440 Fax: 828-254-5220 mistyc@greenlifegrocery.com http://www.greenlifegrocery.com We believe that supporting environmentally friendly agriculture, especially organic, is good for the planet and for our bodies. Supporting local production is good for the local economy and reduces our dependency on oil. We offer organic produce, hormone and antibiotic free meats, natural, organic and local grocery products, bulk foods, supplements and body care products, and a variety of beer and wine. Open 7 am-10 pm 7 days a week. Harmony Farms Natural Foods 5653 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh, NC 27612 Tel: 919-782-0064 Fax: 919-782-9972 Contact: Nancy and Steve Long harmonyf@bellsouth.net http://www.harmony-farms.net/ Independently owned and operated for over 30 years, Harmony Farms Natural Foods is Raleigh's only 100% organic produce store. Open Monday through Friday 10:00am to 7:00pm, Saturday 10:00am to 6:00pm, and Sunday 1:00pm to 6:00pm.

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Haywood Road Market 771 Hayood Road, Asheville, NC 28806 Tel: 828-225-4445 Contact: Cat Boyer Smith buyer@haywoodroadmarket.org http://www.haywoodroadmarket.org Haywood Road Market is a community-owned grocery providing local, natural, and organic foods. Many of the products--including the meats and produce--carried in store come from sustainable and organic producers located just down the road. In season, the store overflows with an abundant supply of locally-produced vegetables and fruits. And throughout the year customers can find pasture-raised pork and beef from a great farm in Fairview. When local goods aren't available, the store will bring in reputable, brand-name, organic products. Overall, the staff estimates that Haywood Road Market is at least 85% organic. The stores is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 9pm; Saturday from 9am to 8pm; and Sunday from 10am to 8pm. Health-A-Rama 3712 N. Croatan Hwy 158, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949 Tel: 252-261-9919 Health-A-Rama is the organic and all-natural food store for North Carolina's Outer Banks. Located in Kitty Hawk at milepost 4.5, the store features a wide range of organic options in a sizeable space. The store carries a full-line of groceries, including everything from organic produce and meats to diary products, condiments, cosmetics, natural medicines, herbs, books, pet supplies, and vitamins. Most of the meats are frozen, but the selection is impressive. Hendersonville Community Co-op 715 Old Spartanburg Hwy., Hendersonville, NC 28792 Tel: 828-693-0505 Contact: Kelly Fain mail@hendersonville.coop http://www.hendersonville.coop Natural Foods Market and Blue Mountain Cafe. Lots of local and organic food. 100% organic produce. Great cafe with vegetarian options and hormone free meats. Home Economist South End 2707 South Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28209 Tel: 704-536-4663 se@hemarket.com http://www.hemarket.com/ The Home Economist has provided the area with fresh and natural food products for more than 25 years. At Home Economist Market, we are committed to:

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Offering a wide range of nutritional lifestyle options to the diverse communities that we serve Providing an educated staff in a welcoming environment to empower our customers to make informed product selections Continually striving to be a prosperous company for the growth & benefit of our employees, customers, vendors, & community

Store Hours: Mon.-Sat. 8am-8pm Sun. 10am-7pm Home Economist Independence 5410 E. Independence Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28212 Tel: 704-536-4663 ind@hemarket.com http://www.hemarket.com/index.html The Independence location of Home Economist dsn't feature as deep of a meat selection as the South End store, as it mainly caters to vegetarians. But the store ds carry an assortment of cold cuts and all-natural frozen sausages. Store Hours: Monday through Saturday: 9am-8pm Sunday: 11am-6pm Home Economist Davidson 261 Griffith Street, Davidson, NC 28036 Tel: 704-892-6191 dav@hemarket.com http://www.hemarket.com The Home Economist has provided the area with fresh and natural food products for more than 25 years. At Home Economist Market, we are committed to: ¢Offering a wide range of nutritional lifestyle options to the diverse communities that we serve ¢Providing an educated staff in a welcoming environment to empower our customers to make informed product selections ¢Continually striving to be a prosperous company for the growth & benefit of our employees, customers, vendors, & community

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Store Hours: Mon.-Sat. 8am-8pm Sun. 11am-7pm Maple View Farm Carrboro Store 100 East Weaver Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 Tel: 919-967-6842 mapleviewfarm@visionet.org http://www.mapleviewfarm.com/pages/MVF3.html Customers can now enjoy (http://www.mapleviewfarm.comMaple View Farm's products in the recently opened store in downtown Carrboro. The store features Maple View Farm's fresh milk (whole, low-fat, chocolate, skim, and buttermilk), butter, and ice cream. The ice cream is available in five flavors: Vanilla, Chocolate, Butter Pecan, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, and Coffee. Be sure to check up on all the (http://www.mapleviewfarm.com/pages/specialspage.html" weekly and monthly specials. Student discounts are available. Open seven days a week. Call for hours. Maple View Farm Country Store 6900 Rocky Ridge Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278 Tel: 919-960-5535 muffin@mapleviewfarm.com http://www.mapleviewfarm.com/pages/countrystore.html At the Maple View Farm Country Store customers can purchase farm-fresh milk, butter, ice cream, and beef. The ice cream is available in five flavors: Vanilla, Chocolate, Butter Pecan, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, and Coffee. The store is located on the north east corner of the intersection of Rocky Ridge Road and Dairyland Road, approximately 3.5 miles west of Calvander. The location is on high ground looking west over the farm and adjacent fields. The front porch is furnished with rocking chairs, which are strategically positioned for a great view of the rolling countryside. Picnic tables are on the hill overlooking the farm. The store is open seven days a week. Call for hours. Maple View Farm Ice Cream Store Hillsborough 525-A Hampton Pointe Blvd, Hillsborough, NC 27278 Tel: 919-644-2222 mapleviewfarm@visionet.org http://www.mapleviewfarm.com/pages/MVF2.html Customers can now enjoy (http://www.mapleviewfarm.comMaple View Farm's products in the recently opened store in Hillsborough. The store features Maple View Farm's fresh milk (whole, low-fat, chocolate, skim, and buttermilk), butter, and ice cream. The ice cream is available in five flavors: Vanilla, Chocolate, Butter Pecan, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, and Coffee. Be sure to

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check up on all the (http://www.mapleviewfarm.com/pages/specialspage.html" weekly and monthly specials. Student discounts are available. Open Monday through Thursday and on Sunday. Call for hours. Matlock Creek Farm Market 301 Matlock Creek Road, Franklin, NC 28734 Tel: 828-524-0725 Fax: 828-524-9585 Contact: Carol Streiff - Store Manager matlockcreekfarm@verizon.net http://www.matlockcreekfarm.com At the Matlock Creek Farm Market you'll find natural skin care products, bottled herbs and seasonings, homemade jams and jellies, herb teas, bottled juices and water, homemade bakery items, and natural personal care products. We also offer specialty foods from around the world and, of course, you'll find produce from our garden as well as free-range poultry eggs. Nature's Manna 1168 Julian Allsbrook Highway, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 Tel: 252-533-0003 Contact: Cecil and Judy Pearson naturesmanna@earthlink.net http://www.natures-manna.com/index.html Cecil and Judy Pearson opened Nature's Manna in 2002. The store offers just about any all-natural or organic product anyone could need, including meats, fruits and vegetables, grains, lotions, soaps, teas, and much more. All the meats are frozen and much of the organic produce is canned. The store also features a seating area in the rear where customers can read up on some literature or watch health-themed videos. Nature's Manna is open 10am to 6pm, Monday through Saturday. Poppies Gourmet Farmers Market 1 Market St., Brevard, NC 28712 Tel: 828-885-5494 Fax: 828-885-5394 Contact: Nancy DePippo comments@poppiesmarket.com http://www.poppiesmarket.com 15,000 sq foot specialty retailer with large selection of organic and true all-natural foods. We have wonderful eat-in, take-out food and tables in the garden and upstairs. One of our Passions is local foods and we support many local farms and producers. Renfrow Hardware and General Merchandise 188 N. Trade St., Matthews, NC 28105 Tel: 704-847-4089 Fax: 704-845-1056 Contact: David and Mary Beth Blackley Old time hardware feed and seed store in downtown Matthews, NC. Tuesday through Saturday

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7:30-5:00. 704-847-4089. Bulk seed, plants, chicks, organics. SoHo Organics 101 E. Colonial Ave., Elizabeth City, NC 27909 Tel: 252-338-8378 Contact: Erin Scott sohoorganics@yahoo.com We are a downtown corner grocery store specializing in organic foods (fresh, frozen and packaged); bulk grains, herbs and spices; as well as all natural meats. We try to carry local North Carolina meats and produce when available. We are open 9am to 6pm Monday through Saturday. Talley's Green Grocery 1408-C East Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28203 Tel: 704-334-9200 Contact: Marc and Jyoti Friedland http://www.talleys.com/ Talley's Green Grocery, founded in 1991, is a natural foods supermarket located in the historic Dilworth section of Charlotte, North Carolina. As a natural foods supermarket, we provide a selection of foods free from artificial ingredients such as artificial flavorings, artificial colorings, artificial preservatives, added MSG and hydrogenated oils. Additionally, none of our personal care products have been tested on animals (they are cruelty free). Our produce department provides the widest selection of organic produce available. We provide the only source in Charlotte for certified organic, naturally raised, grain-fed beef, free from added antibiotics or hormones. Free range chicken is also featured, naturally raised and free from added antibiotics and hormones. Our cafe serves freshly prepared hot lunches from our own recipes as well as a full line of cold salads and freshly baked muffins and cookies. Talley's Green Grocery has been featured on Food TV and has won numerous awards in Charlotte for being the best natural foods store, best place to buy vitamins and supplements and best restaurant for vegetarians. Tidal Creek Cooperative Food Market 5329 Oleandar Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403 Tel: 910-799-2667 mail@tidalcreek.coop http://www.tidalcreek.coop/ Tidal Creek is a unique natural food store offering organic, bulk, and natural foods, health and beauty products, and Wilmington's best coffees and smoothies. Cooperatively owned, Tidal Creek is committed to providing the healthiest available products at the best possible prices. Everyone is welcome you don't have to be a member to shop! We are dedicated to serving and connecting our community through a thriving natural foods cooperative business. Our vision is to foster and nourish health of the individual, community and planet by offering: ¢High quality natural and organic foods and other environmentally sound products ¢A comfortable, affordable place to shop and share knowledge ¢Education and training to help people make informed choices towards well being Store hours are Monday-Saturday, 8am to 8pm and Sunday, 10am to 6pm.

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Triangle Nutrition 8801 Leadmine Road, Suite 117, Raleigh, NC 27615 Tel: 919-847-8498 Fax: 919-847-8489 Contact: Scott Beer Along with organic groceries, supplements, and natural body care products, we support local farmers: Capritopia Farm's pesticide-free produce May-October, local farm eggs from pastured hens, Lee's Bee's honey, Flying Pig's shiitakes, NuDimension's B.A.R.F. raw pet food from chemical-free meats/organic vegetables, and White Pear body care. Hours 10-6:30 M-F, 10-6 Sat., 1-5 Sunday. Weaver Street Market Southern Village 716 Market Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Tel: 919-929-2009 Fax: 919-942-4889 Contact: Linda Fullwood feedback@weaverstreetmarket.coop http://www.weaverstreetmarket.com/ Our Southern Village store is a concentrated version of our Carrboro location, offering a full-service twist on our most popular products, many of which are produced in our home store in Carrboro and delivered fresh daily. Outdoor Dining. Newly expanded! Come check out our new offerings and services! Open 7 Days: 7 am - 9 pm Weaver Street Market Carrboro 101 East Weaver Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 Tel: 919-929-0010 Fax: 919-942-4889 Contact: Linda Fullwood feedback@weaverstreetmarket.coop http://www.weaverstreetmarket.com/index.html Your community-owned grocery featuring the most abundant offerings of locally-grown and locally-produced products in the area. We're happy to offer the area's best artisan breads and delicious pastries all made from scratch in our in-house bakery. You'll find a large selection of all-natural prepared foods and extensive wine and beer selection to enjoy on our lawn or take home. Sunday Jazz Brunch 11am - 1 pm. Outdoor Dining.Open 7 Days: 7:30 am - 9 pm M-F, 8 am - 9 pm Sat and Sun Weeping Radish Farm Brewery Weeping Radish Farm Brewery, North Caratoke Hwy, Jarvisburg, NC 27947 Tel: 252-491-5205 Available at Website Page http://www.weepingradish.com/ We brew only natural unfiltered beers and all our beer is brewed based on the "Reinheitsgebot" of 1516, allowing no additives in beer. We self distribute locally and we probably have the only 100%

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glass re-use brewery in this country. All our bottles can be returned to the brewery for a 35 cent credit or a $2 credit, depending on the bottle size. We do not recycle glass, we re-use! We co-op with local family farms and raise only free range hormone free animals. This year we bought all the grain for our pork farmer and he in tern is raising over 100 hogs for us. We are also working on a beef arrangement similar to the hog system. Our butchery is a joint venture with a 5th generation German Master butcher, we make and smoke all our own sausages, bacon, salami and even prosciutto on site. The goal is to know which local farm each piece of meat came from. We have a true organic farmer who raises all crops naturally and based on the Rudolf Steiner principal. We are composting all retail food scraps, meat scraps and brewer's grain together with our grass clippings as food source for the farm. We strive to use all our own vegetables and meats, of course also the beer. By the way we are the only restaurant brewery in the US where we never in 22 years, have sold another beer but our own! We are bringing in a fully qualified German Master Butcher and a graduate from Turin, who has been training at the Terra Madre facility. We are also working with Johnson and Wales to create a culinary intern program, which would give students an opportunity to raise vegetables, make sausages, smoke meats and fish and then the training would take them to Bavaria to train at the family butcher's facility there. This is a very different training approach but is essential if we want to create a sustainable food chain in this country.

Whole Foods Market Cary 1028-B New Waverly Place, Cary, NC 27511 Tel: 919-816-8830 Fax: 919-816-8831 Contact: Jennifer Fresquez http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/cary/ Founded in 1980 as one small store in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market® is now the world's largest retailer of natural and organic foods, with 162 stores in North America and the United Kingdom. To date Whole Foods Market remains uniquely mission driven: We're highly selective about what we sell, dedicated to stringent Quality Standards, and committed to sustainable agriculture. We believe in a virtuous circle entwining the food chain, human beings and Mother Earth: each is reliant upon the others through a beautiful and delicate symbiosis. Organic fruits, vegetables, bulk grains and nutritional supplements. Made from scratch hearth breads and pastries. Healthy gourmet meals to eat-in or take out. Store hours: 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. seven days a week. Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill 81 South Elliot Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 Tel: 919-968-1983 Fax: 919-967-0228 Contact: Christine Parton

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http://www.wholefoods.com/ Founded in 1980 as one small store in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market® is now the world's largest retailer of natural and organic foods, with 162 stores in North America and the United Kingdom. To date Whole Foods Market remains uniquely mission driven: We're highly selective about what we sell, dedicated to stringent Quality Standards, and committed to sustainable agriculture. We believe in a virtuous circle entwining the food chain, human beings and Mother Earth: each is reliant upon the others through a beautiful and delicate symbiosis. Organic fruits, vegetables, bulk grains and nutritional supplements. Made from scratch hearth breads and pastries. Healthy gourmet meals to eat-in or take out. 8am- 9pm daily Cafe hours: 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. seven days a week. Whole Foods Market Durham 621 Broad Street, Durham, NC 27705 Tel: 919-286-2290 Fax: 919-286-7819 Contact: Amy Eller http://www.wholefoods.com/ Founded in 1980 as one small store in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market® is now the world's largest retailer of natural and organic foods, with 162 stores in North America and the United Kingdom. To date Whole Foods Market remains uniquely mission driven: We're highly selective about what we sell, dedicated to stringent Quality Standards, and committed to sustainable agriculture. We believe in a virtuous circle entwining the food chain, human beings and Mother Earth: each is reliant upon the others through a beautiful and delicate symbiosis. Organic fruits, vegetables, bulk grains and nutritional supplements. Made from scratch hearth breads and pastries. Healthy gourmet meals to eat-in or take out. 9 to 9 Monday-Sunday Whole Foods Market Raleigh 3540 Wade Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27607 Tel: 919-828-5805 Fax: 919-828-5825 http://www.wholefoods.com/ Founded in 1980 as one small store in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market® is now the world's largest retailer of natural and organic foods, with 162 stores in North America and the United Kingdom. To date Whole Foods Market remains uniquely mission driven: We're highly selective about what we sell, dedicated to stringent Quality Standards, and committed to sustainable agriculture. We believe in a virtuous circle entwining the food chain, human beings and Mother Earth: each is reliant upon the others through a beautiful and delicate symbiosis. Store hours: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week. Cafe opens for breakfast at 7:30 a.m. seven days a week. Whole Foods Market

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Winston-Salem 41 Miller Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27104 Tel: 336-722-9233 Fax: 336-722-9231 Contact: Jessica Glasscoe http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/winston-salem Founded in 1980 as one small store in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market® is now the world's largest retailer of natural and organic foods, with 162 stores in North America and the United Kingdom. To date Whole Foods Market remains uniquely mission driven: We're highly selective about what we sell, dedicated to stringent Quality Standards, and committed to sustainable agriculture. We believe in a virtuous circle entwining the food chain, human beings and Mother Earth: each is reliant upon the others through a beautiful and delicate symbiosis. Store hours: 8 am to 9 pm seven days a week.

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Seasonal Guide: North Carolina
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