Farmers Update 9/13/2020

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COVID-19 Update 9/13/2020

New This Week

Conferences

  • September 30, 2–2:30 p.m. RAFI USA Community Conversations: “How Can We Heal Money Wounds? Clergy Respond to Fiscal Trauma” Facilitated by activist and social worker Vanessa Jackson, participants will take away tools for exploring the impact of fiscal trauma in their own lives and prepare them to support their congregations in creating more spiritually-centered visions of prosperity.
  • September 16, 9 – 12:30 p.m. Southeastern Professional Fruit Workers Conference: Following this email will be an Outlook invitation for the Zoom meeting. You and any additional attendees must REGISTER ONLINE.
  • September 16, 9:30-3:30 p.m. North Carolina Produce Conference. Topics around produce, sanitation, food processing and COVID-19 with nationwide speakers. REGISTER ONLINE.

New Technology

  • Agritourism: Heading Out to the Farm: learn more about how industry leaders and farmers are planning for the fall season and about a new app that will help you better connect with what’s in store.

On the Farm

Agritourism and Farmers Markets

Daily COVID-19 Update as of 9/13/2020

  • USA: (9:26 p.m. EST): 6,519,121 positive/ 194,041 deaths
  • World (9:26 p.m. EST): 28,891,676 positive/ 922,441 deaths

Other Helpful Resources:

COVID-19: Farming Resources, NC State Extension

Food Safety, NC State Extension

COVID-19 Resources and Information, NC State Extension

N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services COVID-19 Resources and important Documents

CEFS COVID-19 Resources

This post was created by Rania Hassan and Mark Hoffmann