EarthWise Farm

EarthWise, as it’s called, started with a seed — first planted in the imagination of an old man and then in the soil by his children. The North Carolina Coastal Federation’s small community farm that then sprouted is at the end of a dirt road, near Bogue Sound in Carteret County. People come down the…

Juntos

What’s it About One of our former northeast office interns, Daniel Salazar, is a busy man. In addition to attending school and working full time, he spent one day a week providing valuable outreach for the federation to Latinos. Daniel connected us with a youth group named Juntos. Juntos means “Together” in Spanish. The group…

Sunset Beach

Island Residents Question Development Proposed for the Former Site of Mad Inlet Updates In 2018, the state budget appropriated $2.5 million to purchase the 35-acre tract of land for preservation. The property must first be appraised. It is unclear when the state plans to buy the land, but if the offer is accepted, the land…

North River Wetlands Preserve

The North Carolina Coastal Federation’s 6,000-acre restoration project at North River Farms in eastern Carteret County is one of the largest wetland restoration projects in North Carolina and is among the largest project of its kind in the nation. The primary goal of the project is to return farmland back to its original state –…