Those that serve within the agricultural industry serve with passion. As the demand for food is predicted to increase by 70 to 100 percent by 2050, those within agriculture must continue to be innovative with technology and practices to continue to provide a safe and affordable food supply.
Did you Know?
- Sweetpotato is one word and 60% of the nation’s supply is from North Carolina.
- North Carolina is the home of 46,000 farms.
- The average North Carolina farm size is 182 acres.
Coming Soon - we are partnering with a local chef that includes one of the products the farmer supplies to the produce box – recipe will be here plus their headshot.
Meet the Farmer
So who are the people that serve with passion to grow our food? Let us meet one of them, Billy Augustine, a family farmer from Bladen County that grew some of your produce within your produce box.
About Cape Fear Farm Credit
Cape Fear Farm Credit is a financial lender that provides loans for agriculture and rural living in southeastern North Carolina. Specific to agriculture, Cape Fear Farm Credit understands the industry and its capital intensive nature and assists by providing loans for land, equipment, operating expenses, farm facilities and other agricultural operation needs. Cape Fear Farm Credit also recognizes the beauty of rural communities and provides financing for home and land within rural communities in Southeastern North Carolina.
Buying Land? What you need to consider.
Our Farm Credit experts throughout the state will discuss their most received questions about land. The panel will answer questions in relation to buying land, the land loan process and home construction.