Organic Opportunities

Investing in the Expansion of Organic Food and Agriculture in Northeastern North Carolina

Joshua Humphreys

Tony Kleese, Kristin Lang, Fern Jones, Matt AitkenChristi Electris

March 2018

This major economic development prospectus for northeastern North Carolina brings together findings from the first place-based pilot project of the Organic Agriculture Revitalization Strategy (OARS). Based on 18 months of research, outreach, fieldwork, and convening, the prospectus maps the current state of organic food and agriculture across the regional value chain and highlights opportunities to strengthen weak links in it and to invest in its expansion.

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