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Agriculture and conference center opens in Pittsboro

Posted April 7

Agriculture and conference center opens in Pittsboro

— A crowd of about 1,500 people were on hand March 25 for the grand opening of the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center in Pittsboro.

Visitors enjoyed more than 80 indoor and outdoor exhibits highlighting local farms, sustainable agriculture, beekeeping, livestock, forestry, conservation and more.

The event also included educational session, cooking demonstrations and a building tour.

The space will provide year-round meeting and workshop space, and it is also available for rent by organizations and individuals for events, including conventions, trade shows, weddings, workshops and banquets.

The Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center houses the offices of the Chatham County Cooperative Extension, Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Soil and Water Conservation and NC Forest Service.

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