Posts tagged farmers markets

News Roundup: Aug. 9-15

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. “Grafting operation called ‘a day to remember’ in farm economy,” Hendersonville Lightning: A global partnership’s decision to locate a […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 2-8

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. “Workshop to offer advice for food businesses,” Burlington Times-News: Opening a food business and knowing how to run it […]

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Take a trip to a farmers market for Got to Be NC Agriculture Month

July has been declared Got to Be NC Agriculture Month in North Carolina. To celebrate, why not take a trip to one of the four state-operated farmers markets in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax or Raleigh? There is plenty of fresh produce available, as well as meats and cheeses, wines and specialty products made in North Carolina. […]

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Red, White and Blue recipes that will add flavor to Independence Day celebrations

Headed to a Fourth of July get-together this weekend? Check out a few July Fourth-inspired and festive recipes made with fresh and local produce. More recipes, ideas and other Got to Be N.C.-inspired boards can be found on our Pinterest page www.pinterest.com/GottobeNC Watermelon Frosty serves 2 2 1/4 cups frozen watermelon cubes 1/2+ cup water […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Blueberry and Peach Recipe Roundup

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. Featured this month are recipes made with fresh N.C. blueberries, peaches and other produce available now at farmers markets across the state. This month’s recipes […]

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Today’s Topic: Farmers markets hitting high season

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” It’s mid-June, and that means we’re entering the high season at farmers markets across North Carolina. The state is fortunate to have more than 200 farmers markets of all sizes, everything from the four regional markets the […]

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News Roundup: June 14-20

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. “WNC farmers hopeful after waterlogged summer of 2013,” Asheville Citizen-Times: If music had been piped into the farmers tailgate […]

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Celebrate NC agriculture at our farmers markets

Farmers markets are already bustling with lots of fresh, local produce, and more will be coming as the summer continues to heat up. Our four state-owned farmers markets in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax and Raleigh are buzzing with activities. Mark your calendars for these June events:   Fiber Feel Day, Western North Carolina Farmers Market, Asheville […]

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News Roundup: May 24-30

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. “Consultants find ease, multiple uses for ‘drones’ in agriculture,” Delta Farm Press: The use of unmanned aerial systems – […]

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Flavor, NC: Cobblestone Farmers Market

Twice a month we highlight local restaurants, farms and farmers markets featured on episodes of UNC-TV’s “Flavor, NC.” This week, we review episode six of Season three, in which host Lisa Prince highlights Cobblestone Farmers Market in Old Salem and the Spring House Restaurant, Kitchen and Bar in Winston-Salem. The Cobblestone Farmers Market has about […]

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