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Charlotte Area Food Systems Map


Rivendell Farms of the Carolinas (RFC) is partnering with the Piedmont Culinary Guild, Charlotte Mecklenburg Food Policy Council, Center for Environmental Farming Systems and the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association to recreate a dynamic, multifunctional, comprehensive food systems map of the Charlotte area. This will be a resource for the general public as well as a

Voluntary Agricultural District (VAD) for Mecklenburg County


Rivendell Farms of the Carolinas (RFC) is teaming with Mecklenburg Soil & Water Conservation District, Charlotte Mecklenburg Food Policy Council and University of North Carolina at Charlotte to obtain a Voluntary Agricultural District (VAD) for Mecklenburg County. A VAD is a county run program that works to accomplish 4 main goals, Encourage the voluntary preservation

Sustainability Mini Series


The Rivendell Farms of the Carolinas (RFC) team is passionate about showing people the practical side to sustainability. Our Sustainability Mini Series will consist of a set of lectures and presentations on a variety of different topics related to sustainable living. We will be hosting this series at several locations across the Charlotte region. Locations

Urban Farm Management in a local Food Desert


• 2016 – 2017 • 1-acre, sustainable urban farm in east Charlotte, NC • Crops grown support 700+ meal recipients for Charlotte’s “meals-on-wheels” organization • Crops also support two farmers markets in food deserts • Plan crop rotations with the intention of conducting year-round, weekly harvests of seasonal produce • Supervise groups of volunteers to

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