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Cornelius Community Garden 10-year anniversary event

Community Garden party

Aug. 31. The Cornelius Community Garden on Catawba Avenue just east of Statesville Road, now 10 years old, is part of a larger movement toward healthier, local food and improving our food systems. More than 40 community gardeners and Smithville residents gathered for the 10-year anniversary of the garden. The property is leased by the […]

Mark Plott is moving | Photo: Dave Yochum

Popular roadside nursery getting a fresh new permanent location

Aug. 28. By Dave Vieser. Farm Fresh Nursery, a Cornelius favorite for 32 years, is moving again–this time to 18140 Statesville Road/Hwy. 21, a short distance north of the Waterman Restaurant. If that location sounds familiar, it’s very close to where they were from 2020 to 2022, until they moved to make room for the […]

Systems Change Conference is Sept. 26-28

Aug. 25. Cornelius-based Carolina Farm Trust and Soil Regen will jointly host the Systems Change Conference at the Statesville Civic Center from Sept. 26-28. The conference aims to promote regional food resilience through regenerative agriculture. The conference will cover Regenerative Farming, corporate and government sustainability, and the Food is Medicine initiative. Speakers include local North […]