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Farm, Food, & Family Education Center Schematic Design Meeting Schedule

The HH Architecture is conducting weekly meetings/visits to gather information and data to help them design the Farm, Food, and Family Education Center. These meetings are open to anyone, but we are seeking stakeholders and subject matter experts interested in particular programming features of the center. To attend a Zoom session on a topic of interest, simply click and register for that session. You will need to register separately for each session you would like to attend. Email Kenny Sherin ( if you are interested in attending the in-person visit to a Maker Space on June 22nd at 11:00 a.m. (Van will leave at 10:15 a.m.).

If you have an interest in the Farm, Food, and Family Education Center, we do have open meetings where you can come and learn more. Contact Kenny Sherin for more information. 336-318-6000 or via email at

ALL Zoom Meetings Start at 10:00 a.m. Click links below to Register for Zoom Meetings

Meeting Topic


Discussion Topic

Livestock Handling

(In Person)



Barn layout and features

Fencing/panel layout Pasture and Pole barn entry

High Country Food Hub Visit (In Person)


Food Hub Discussion
(Visit Follow-up)


Size, equipment, loading/unloading

(Commercial andDemonstration)


Equipment, size, function/number of meals/vendors, grease traps, health department requirements

Forge Makerspace Visit


Email Kenny Sherin to attend


11:00 a.m.

A Van will leave the Extension office at 10:15 a.m.
Makerspace Discussion
(Visit follow-up)


Size, equipment, material storage, dust+fire control, relationship to Digital skills lab
75% Schematic Design Check-in Changed to 7/13. Please register using the link below


Estimate v. Budget, potential cost-saving approaches
Accessory Buildings  75% Schematic Design Estimate Check-in


Size, use, and function, possible phasing

Commercial Kitchen Visit/Tour

Piedmont Food Processing Center in Orange County


Leaving the office at 9:30 a.m.

Email Kenny Sherin to attend

Education Partners and Gardener Lab/Diagnostics


Gardener Lab/Diagnostics Classroom features/requirements

Logo for the Farm Food and Family Education Center.