Events

Sustainable Agriculture Conference

Farmers, foodies, researchers, educators, and activists are invited for a weekend celebration of innovation in local sustainable agriculture.  Educational workshops and panels, inspiring talks, and bus tours by industry leaders are interspersed with social opportunities, exhibits, and regionally sourced meals.  Attendees from more than a dozen states gather each November and leave energized, connected, and inspired for a new season ahead!

NC State’s 20th Annual Vermiculture Conference

This is the only annual training in the world on commercial vermicomposting, this event provides the tools you need to start or expand an earthworm or vermicompost production operation.

 

Pepper Festival 2019

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.