Letters to the editor regarding the Prison Farm.

Posted: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 12:00 am By Anne Cassebaum “The people of Guilford may not know it, but they own some of the most beautiful land in the county.” That’s what News & Record’s Susan Ladd wrote last year in the midst of sometimes secret and abrupt decisions about what to do with theContinue reading “Letters to the editor regarding the Prison Farm.”

Guilford Co. Prison Farm Gives Away Thousands Of Muscadines

GIBSONVILLE, N.C. — The Guilford County Prison Farm is gave away thousands of muscadine grapes for free on Sunday. Guilford County Sheriff Barnes took over the farm in 1997 as a way to provide work programs and classes for inmates. Now, according to Eddie Bridges, founder and director of the North Carolina Wildlife Association, theContinue reading “Guilford Co. Prison Farm Gives Away Thousands Of Muscadines”

Workshop: Farmland Preservation Workshops to be held across state

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WEDNESDAY, OCT. 15, 2014 CONTACT: Dewitt  Hardee, director NCDA&CS  Farmland Preservation Programs 919-707-3069 Farmland  Preservation workshops to be held across the state RALEIGH – The N.C. Agricultural  Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund will hold six workshops across  the state for those interested in protecting local agricultural lands. The ADFP  Trust FundContinue reading “Workshop: Farmland Preservation Workshops to be held across state”

May 14, 2014 Press Conference remarks from Agriculture Commissioner Troxler

• Thank you for coming this morning. I want to thank George Teague, Sheriff Barnes and Commissioner Branson for being here, too. • I’m here today wearing several hats: o As the statewide elected official responsible for our agriculture industry; o As chairman of the Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund; o As aContinue reading “May 14, 2014 Press Conference remarks from Agriculture Commissioner Troxler”

Press Conference with Steve Troxler, N.C. Agriculture Commissioner at the Guilford County Prison Farm! May 14, 2014

Ag Commissioner Troxler to hold news conference Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Guilford Prison Farm WHO/WHAT:        State Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler will hold a news conference to talk about the importance of working farms and the future of the Guilford County Prison Farm. He will be joined by farmer George Teague, Guilford County Commissioner Alan Branson and SheriffContinue reading “Press Conference with Steve Troxler, N.C. Agriculture Commissioner at the Guilford County Prison Farm! May 14, 2014”

County Commissioner Meeting April 17, 2014-Help us take a STAND!

Wouldn’t you like to meet with the Guilford County Commissioners’ to hear what they have to say about Project Haystack? We would!  Help us make this is our next step by STANDING UP as an entire community on April 17, 2014 at the County Commissioners’ Meeting. Please come out and bring your family, friends, neighbors, anyone,Continue reading “County Commissioner Meeting April 17, 2014-Help us take a STAND!”