Events and Workshops

Meet with individuals and organizations to learn and share how to nourish your local community, empower local farmers to keep access to their land and educate our youth about agriculture and its profound cultural significance.

All of our actions, however big or small can lead to great change.

 
 

Engage

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June 9-23, 2019 Follow Your Fork
Black Restaurant Week Philadelphia celebrates the flavors of African-American, African, and Caribbean cuisines for 2 weeks. They help support F.A.R.M.S. efforts providing legal services to aging small farmers while alleviating hunger in the farmer’s community by allowing them to do what they love to do—grow food.

Saturday, July 23, 2016 Family Produce Donation & Nutrition Event
F.A.R.M.S. in partnership with the Mecklenburg County Pearls of Excellence as Interest Group of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. welcome donations to continue our hunger relief programming and efforts to support small farmer. All produce purchased and donated come from a local African American farmer.

 

Learn

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February 2016 Meeting with Bi Lo Grocery Store Chain to provide opportunities for small farmers to expand their retail markets

November 2014 Senior's Estate Planning/Medicare Workshop for Farmers 

Harvard Law Conference Exhibitor


Inspire

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November 3, 2018, 6-8 pm, Florence County Library
As a part of our youth education programming we will be hosting a reception for the students who participated in our photo program which focused on using photography to teach students about agriculture. The event will highlight some of the photos taken during the 12 month program. A guitar will be awarded to the student who took the best photo to encourage the students interest in arts and agriculture.

Summer Youth Poetry Workshop (Charlotte, NC)  June. 2014
In Partnership With The Family Enrichment Improvement (FEI) Organization, Our FARMS Director Taught A Workshop Focused On Poetry In Relation To FEI's Teaching Of Agriculture.  The Result Are The Following Poems Written By Some Of The Youth Participants.

Storytelling Project
Classroom Visit to local Elementary School
One of the local farmers interviewed as part of the project accompanied F.A.R.M.S. and SCSU staff to a local elementary school to teach two 3rd grade classrooms about agriculture and its cultural significance.  (Jan. 2015)

Sponsored by the SC Humanities Council in partnership with the Pee Dee Land Trust