are very pleased to welcome Judy Wicks to our annual lecture series.She is clearly one of the visionary leaders
in our country who is connecting healthy, sustainable farms and farmers to all
of us in the human family who depend upon them for our "daily bread." Judy is a great example of what can be
accomplished when resolve, determination, and commitment become engaged with a
vision for a better food system. Her
experience as a single parent creating a sustainable means of support for
herself and family through the reality of the White Dog Café is a story which
commands our attention and respect. When
we combine her experience as the founder of the White Dog Café with her
leadership in creating a viable decentralized community-based, healthy food
system for the Philadelphia metropolitan area, we witness
a dramatic story of change that serves as exemplary guidance for our region as
The lecture will take place:
Tuesday, September 16, 7:00 pm
N.C. Museum of History
5 East Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC
This lecture will be FREE TO THE PUBLIC, although reserved seating is available for Friends of CEFS.
intimate discussion will have very limited seating so please continue
to visit the CEFS website, call: 919-513-3924 or email
email@example.com for more information.
More information including our sponsors coming soon!
CEFS is excited to announce a new store on the Cafe' Press website. Items include: short- and long-sleeved t-shirts (youth & adult sizes), baby one-sees and bibs, messenger bags & tote bags, aprons, coffee mugs and much more! Please visit our store and help support CEFS!
Mission & History of CEFS
The Center for Environmental Farming Systems develops and promotes food
and farming systems that protect the environment, strengthen local
communities, and provide economic opportunities in North Carolina and
North Carolina State University and North Carolina A&T
State University established the Center for
Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) with the
North Carolina Department of Agriculture at the
Cherry Farm facility near Goldsboro, NC in 1994.
These partners work closely with state and federal
agencies, non-governmental organizations (for
example, Carolina Farm Stewardship Association,
Rural Advancement Foundation International,
Farm Bureau), farmers, and citizens to provide
agricultural research, extension, and education for
our state. The development of CEFS is a national
model for partnership, innovation, and