CEFS NC Growing Together Project Receives 2017 Award for Outstanding Subject Matter Program by a Team

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The North Carolina Association of Cooperative Extension Specialists congratulates the following recipients of its 2017 Specialists awards for Outstanding Subject Matter Program by a Team.

CEFS NC Growing Together Project, Dr. Rebecca Dunning (lead), Emily Edmonds, Robyn Stout, Sarah Blacklin, Joanna Massey Lelekacs, Thomas A. Melton, Nancy Creamer, Steve Washburn, Benjamin Chapman, Barry Nash, Matt Poore, Chris Gunter, Michelle Schroeder-Moreno, Patricia Carolyn Dunn, Robert Handfield, Chyi-Lyi Liang, JJ Richardson, Laura Lauffer, Krystal Chojnacki, Dustin Adcock, John Ivey, Mary Jac Brennan, Erin Eure, Craig Mauney, Paige Burns, Taylor Williams, Susan Kelly, Peggie Garner, Lisa Childers, Kenny Bailey

The NC Growing Together Project (NCGT), is a five year USDA-NIFA-AFRI funded initiative of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) and  is truly an integrated project of Research, Academics, and Extension with the aim of bringing more locally-grown foods, produce, meat, dairy, and seafood into mainstream retail and food service supply chains, thus enhancing food security by increasing access to local foods and by strengthening the economics of small to mid-sized farm and fishing operations.

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