Dogwood is one of the most prevalent trees in NC and can be found in all parts of the State from the mountains to the coast. Its blossoms, which appear in early spring and continue on into summer, are most often found in white, although shades of pink (red) are not uncommon.
- Buy Appalachian Welcome to the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project‘s Local Food Guide for Western North Carolina and the southern Appalachian mountains. Get connected with healthy, fresh food; the farmers who grow it; and the markets, grocers, and restaurants committed to using locally grown products.- Links to Farms, Markets and Restaurants
- Carolina Farm Stewards
- ECO- Western NC ECO is dedicated to preserving the natural heritage of Henderson County and the mountain region through EDUCATION, RECREATION, SERVICE, and CIVIC ACTION. Our guiding statement is . . . take care of your own backyard. Seeking to think globally and act locally, we work to preserve and protect our streams and wetlands, wildlife and natural habitats, air, and trees – the environment that sustains us all. This is what we study and enjoy . . . our finances and our energy are used to impact where we live. We believe we are all stewards of the land and, thus, of the future.
- Energy NC – State Energy Office
- Fair Ground (non Toxic Carolina)
- Good Being Green
- Green Drinks
- Green Homes North Carolina
- North Carolina Conservation Blog The North Carolina Conservation Network is a statewide network of over 120 environmental, community and environmental justice organizations focused on protecting North Carolina’s environment and public health. The NC Conservation Network supports, trains and coordinates diverse groups and directly advocates to achieve equitable and sustainable solutions for our environment.
- North Carolina Explore – Green Pages
- North Carolina Healthy Homes NC HealthyBuilt Homes Program provides a certificate for homes meeting “green home guidelines” built by residential builders who practice sustainable, high performance building strategies making the home a comfortable, healthy and affordable place that reduces energy and water usage, promotes renewable energy use and helps protect the land where the home is built.
- North Carolina Sustainable Energy
- North Carolina Native Plant Society
- NC Wildlife Federation
- NC Green Power
- Piedmont Environmental Center At Piedmont Environmental Center (an environmental preserve named for Rebecca Rhodes Smothers), we make environmental education fun for children and adults of all ages. Nature is not just for children.
- Piedmont Environmental Alliance
- Piedmont Biofuels
- Sustain North Carolina Sustainable North Carolina (SNC) is accelerating the adoption of principles and practices that optimize economic prosperity, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship throughout our state. Our network of professionals from business, nonprofit and government is generating innovative strategies and tools to help North Carolina prosper indefinitely.
- Sustainable Buildings Solutions NC t Sustainable Building Solutions, we believe the “greenest” thing you can do for any building is reduce its dependency on non-renewable resources and improve its indoor air quality. We strive to do this by offering a proven list of services that provide ahealthier, more comfortable home that costs less to operate and has a smallerenvironmental footprint.
- WNC Green Building
- Triange Land Conservancy
- Triad Living Green
- Blog Asheville
- Eco Concepts Our mission is to provide a full spectrum of services for green development in Western North Carolina- offering a menu of services that will exceed our clients’ expectations.
- Green Drinks
- Green Living Pages
- Patreecia Spaulding Blog
- Sustainable Asheville
- Free Range Greensboro law student, treehugger, chocoholic, former marathon runner/current couch potato, girlfriend, daughter, sister, aunt, dog/cat mom. I live in a cute little bungalow house w/ my BF, three perfect dogs, one bitchy cat, three chickens and about 50,000 bees. I’m an aspiring environmental lawyer and I plan on opening up a non-profit environmental law firm immediately after graduation.
- Greening Guilford News and commentary on how the residents of Guilford County, NC, are adapting to a changing resource/energy environment.
- Guilford Solar THIS IS THE GENERAL INFORMATION SITE FOR THE GUILFORD SOLAR COMMUNITIES PROGRAM, COMMONLY REFERRED TO SIMPLY AS GUILFORD SOLAR. POSTINGS WILL INCLUDE INFORMATION ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION ITSELF, ABOUT GUILFORD SOLAR MONTHLY PROGRAMS, AND ABOUT SPECIAL EVENTS. FEEDBACK REGARDING OUR ACTIVITIES IS WELCOME, AS ARE SUGGESTIONS FOR IMPROVING THE ORGANIZATION AND ITS OFFERING
- NC Sustainable Energy NCSEA is a 501c3 non-profit membership organization of individuals and businesses interested in sustainable energy. Located in Raleigh but active throughout the state, NCSEA works to ensure a sustainable future by promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency in North Carolina through education, public policy and economic development
- New Raleigh
- Raleigh Recycling
- Greener Habits for Raleigh Greener Habits for Raleigh seeks to actively inspire and educate Raleigh and surrounding communities on the importance of sustainable living by collaborating with other groups, fostering community gardening, and making proactive art from recycled, reclaimed and reworked material.
- PediCab Blog Pedicabs are a new and thriving industry in urban settings around the world.
We’ll share insights into driving a pedicab, managing the business and what’s happening.
Feel free to chime in with comments when you like, and return often for more updates and news.
- Raleigh Eco News A writer and editor living in Raleigh, N.C., I’m a former staff reporter for the Raleigh News & Observer and the Independent Weekly in Durham, N.C. Since the fall of 2005, I’ve been working with the Durham-based Institute for Southern Studies, and I contribute to the Institute’s Facing South blog.
- SEEDS (Durham) SEEDS is a non-profit community garden whose goal is to teach people to care for the earth, themselves and each other through a variety of garden-based programs.
- Sierra Club
- The Scrap Exchange (Durham ) The Scrap Exchange is a nonprofit creative reuse center located in Durham, North Carolina.Our mission is to promote creativity, environmental awareness, and community through reuse.Since 1991, we have been collecting industrial discards and distributing these reclaimed materials through our retail store, community events,parties and workshops.
- Sustain Sandhills (Fayetteville) Sustainable Sandhills is a nonprofit organization with a focus in the eight county region surrounding Fort Bragg. This region contains the entire Sandhills Longleaf Pine Ecosystem; one of the 21 most endangered ecosystems in the nation
- Litter Project You can make a difference in your world, simply and powerfully, right now, right where you are.
- Sapona Green Building Center- (retail and a blog) sapona green building center, llc is wilmington’s premier store featuring exclusively green building and home products
- Wilmington City