Monthly Archives: March 2014

Chatham County Earth Day celebration on April 22

The Chatham County Solid Waste & Recycling Division will be hosting an Earth Day event on Saturday, April 12, at the Main Facility, located at 720 Renaissance Drive (six miles west of Pittsboro, off Hwy 64). The annual Earth Day event is open to all Chatham County residents, no decal required. This year’s event features free document shredding, compost bin sales, household hazardous waste collection, mulch sales, prizes and giveaways.

Carolina Farm Credit holds 14th annual Ag Leadership Institute

Carolina Farm Credit recently hosted its 14th annual Agricultural Leadership Institute in Asheville, N.C. The institute, held at Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, N.C., brought together and celebrated young, beginning, and small farmers. It was created to equip these farmers to meet the challenges of modern agriculture and encourages the sharing of ideas and networking within the industry. This year’s 25 participants were couples or individuals from farms across Carolina Farm Credit’s territory and were selected for their leadership and achievements.