Farmers' Markets http://wunc.org en Refugees Tend Their Own Farm In Orange County http://wunc.org/post/refugees-tend-their-own-farm-orange-county <p>On 4 acres just outside Chapel Hill, nearly 150 <a href="http://nckarencommunity.org/home">Karen refugees</a> till the soil as they did back home in Myanmar, also known as Burma.</p><p><a href="http://ocpyc.wordpress.com/">Transplanting Traditions Community Farm</a> is educating locals about Burmese vegetables and cuisine, and teaching the refugees about American produce, with the eventual goal of setting them up as full-time farmers. Thu, 27 Jun 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson & Frank Stasio 17977 at http://wunc.org Refugees Tend Their Own Farm In Orange County Farmers' Markets Target Child Hunger http://wunc.org/post/farmers-markets-target-child-hunger <p>Child hunger is the target of a <span class="link-external"><a href="http://www.farmerfoodshare.org/news/2012/9/12/farmer-foodshare-challenge-to-erase-child-hunger.html">collaboration</a></span> between Triangle-based farmers' markets and nonprofit <span class="link-external"><a href="http://www.farmerfoodshare.org/">Farmer Foodshare</a></span>. Food and money will be collected this week at markets in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Carrboro and elsewhere. Margaret Gifford is the founder and executive director of Farmer Foodshare. Mon, 17 Sep 2012 13:20:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson 1891 at http://wunc.org