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NC State Extension

North Carolina Specialty Crops Program Resources

Sustainable Agriculture Information

  • Growing Small Farms
    N.C. Cooperative Extension
    Promoting awareness, understanding and practice of sustainable agriculture
  • Attra
    National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
    US Department of Agriculture
  • Carolina Farm Stewardship Association
    CFSA’s mission is to support and expand local and organic agriculture in the Carolina by inspiring, educating, and organizing farmers and consumers.
  • Madison Farms
    Promoting Madison County’s Family Farms

Marketing Tools on the Web

There are many searchable directories of farms and agricultural commodities on the web. All farmers will benefit by including their enterprises on such websites.

Resources by Category



Alternative Crops

Berry Production


Commercial Horticulture

Cut Flowers


  • Economics – University of Tennessee Agricultural Development Center
  • Research in Agricultural and Applied Economics

Entomology / Integrated Pest Management

Heirloom Seeds

Herbs, Culinary and Medicinal

Mushroom Production

Pyrethrum Production


Sustainable and Organic Agriculture

Value Added Products