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November 2016

FoodCon 2016

November 11, 2016
Talley Student Union (NCSU), 2610 Cates Ave
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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FoodCon 2016 will be a one-day conference held Friday, November 11th at NC State University focused on the business of sustainable food. We'll have speakers and panels covering topics including including sustainable supply chain, entrepreneurship, technology, investing, food waste, local food economy, food safety, food access and hunger, and more! Our goal is to bring together a diverse audience of students, community members, and business professionals who have an interest in and/or are working in the sustainable food industry. We aim…

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November 2018

CFSA Sustainable Agriculture Conference

November 9, 2018 @ 8:00 am - November 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center, 4700 Emperor Blvd.
Durham, 27703 United States
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The annual Sustainable Agriculture Conference brings together farmers, foodies, educators, activists, and more for a weekend celebration of innovation in local, sustainable agriculture. Educational workshops, presentations, and panel discussions are interspersed with networking & social events, exhibits, and regionally sourced meals. Attendees from more than a dozen states gather each November and leave energized and inspired.  As a leading promotor of healthy soils and soil revitalization the NC Composting Council will be represented as an exhibitor at the conference.

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January 2019

Green & Growin’

January 14 @ 8:00 am - January 16 @ 5:00 pm
Greensboro Sheraton at Four Seasons, 3121 Gate City Blvd.
Greensboro, NC 27407 United States
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Everybody wins at the Southeast's premier industry event.  It's a one-stop-shop for green industry professionals looking to expand expertise, earn or maintain licensing credentials, find top products and build solid business connections.  

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March 2019

Carolina Recycling Association Annual Conference & Tradeshow

March 18 @ 8:00 am - March 21 @ 5:00 pm

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May 2019

Feeding Your Soil: Composting and Vermicomposting

$5.00

Composting is the controlled decomposition of organic materials into a soil-like substance called compost. Organic materials, such as grass clippings, leaves, yard trimmings, food scraps, and non-recyclable paper products, can be composted at home in compost bins, piles, or worm bins. Home composting is an easy and economical way for individuals to convert their organic waste into a soil amendment that they can use to mulch landscaping, enhance plant growth, enrich topsoils, and provide other benefits to plants and soil.…

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June 2019

Green Industries Council Water Symposium

June 20
McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman Street
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States
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Since its inception, the GIC Water Symposium has continued to explore vital questions about water: What are other sources of water? What are the economics of water? How do we set future policy about it? How will we sustain and preserve our most critical resource? How do we strike a balance and meet the water needs of the diverse economy and environment of our state? Each year the GIC Water Symposium features presentations by innovative thinkers, policy makers and water experts,…

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July 2019

Compost-Con

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
NC Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
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Come see exhibits on compost and food waste reduction, hear from some awesome speakers and check out NCMNS’s BRAND NEW compost program!  

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September 2019

BugFest 2019

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
NC Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
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Each year more than 30,000 visitors come to BugFest to experience over 100 exhibits, crafts, games and activities. The museum provides the opportunity for you to interact with entomologists and other scientists so you can continue learning about the fascinating world of bugs. They also feature Café Insecta, where the brave can sample buggy dishes prepared by local chefs. The best part is, it’s all free! Stop in at the NC Composting Council's table and learn about how Black Soldier…

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Pepper Festival 2019

September 22 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Downtown Pittsboro, NC, town square
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$35

A celebration of sustainable farmers and the creativity of the Piedmont’s top chefs, brewers and artisans, creating and sharing delicious, healthy dishes made with locally grown sweet, hot and smoky NC peppers.  All utensils and serving pieces in this event are totally compostable.  This is a big celebration with a very small environmental footprint! Come visit the NC Composting Council's table to learn about how everything is being composted.

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November 2019

Sustainable Agriculture Conference

November 1 @ 10:00 am - November 3 @ 5:00 pm
Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center, 4700 Emperor Blvd.
Durham, 27703 United States
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Carolina Farm Stewardship Association's 34th annual Sustainable Agriculture Conference.

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