WAKE FOREST — The N.C. SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education) Extension Educator of the Year Award was presented to Martha Mobley of Franklin County, at the 2013 Carolina Farm Stewardship Association’s Sustainable Agriculture Conference, Nov. 16, 2013.
Mobley was noted for being a passionate and forward-thinking extension agent who has helped to spread the word about sustainable and direct market agriculture in her region of the state.
She has hosted numerous trainings, farm tours and events to further the knowledge about sustainable practices.
In addition, she owns and operates Meadow Lane Farm where organic practices are used, and sells her products at the Durham Farmers Market.
The award was presented by Dr. Steve Washburn, N.C. SARE State Coordinator, NCSU and Roland McReynolds, CFSA Executive Director.