Posts tagged broccoli

News Roundup: Jan. 5-11

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Raleigh man will lead Future Farmers of America,” News & Observer: A native North Carolinian will soon be responsible […]

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News Roundup: Oct. 22-28

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Attendance tops 1 million at NC State Fair,” WTVD-TV: More than 1 million people visited the North Carolina State […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 19-25

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Ukrainian about to buy N.C. chicken processor: Bankrupt Townsends employs 1,200 in Chatham County, buys from farmers.” Charlotte Observer: […]

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Governor proclaims October as Farm to School Month

The department’s popular Farm to School program recently received another honor – having Gov. Bev Perdue proclaim the month of October as Farm to School Month. School kids are some of the program’s biggest fans, especially when the hugely popular strawberries, watermelon slices and apples are featured on the menus in school cafeterias. During the month […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Broccoli salad

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their Got to Be Good Cookin’ segment using ingredients grown and available right here in North Carolina. Are you having trouble getting your children to eat fresh broccoli? Brian and Lisa offer a solution with a simple broccoli-salad recipe that is sure […]

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Today’s Topic: Farm to School Program

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” School is out across North Carolina, and it ended on a high note for the N.C. Farm to School Program. School systems purchased a record $800,000 worth of North Carolina commodities during the 2009-2010 school year. […]

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