Posts tagged Fire on the Dock

Got to Be N.C. Competition Dining: Chef Kirsten Mitchell of 1900 Restaurant

Once a month we will highlight chefs and a recipe from the Got to Be N.C. Competition Dining series. This month, we are featuring Kirsten Mitchell, executive chef at 1900 Restaurant in Wilmington, and her winning strawberry eclair recipe. The Got to Be N.C. Competition Dining Series faces off two local chefs in a single […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 8-14

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. “NC Ag Commissioner Addresses Issues to Agriculture,” Southern Farm Network: (Audio) In his recent ‘State of Agriculture’ address during the 9th annual […]

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News Roundup: Jan. 4-10

“Peanut prices down, but still a valuable life saver,” Southeast Farm Press: I’m thinking about pent-up power. Why? Because there are a lot of peanuts pent up in the U.S. pipeline today. With two pretty good back-to-back production years — 2012 being a record –buster — it is going to take a while to work […]

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News Roundup: March 16-22

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. “Halifax County snares lumber producer,” News & Observer: Lumber producer Meherrin River Forest Products has decided to locate its […]

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News Roundup: Jan. 26-Feb. 1

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. “Grants offer local farmers chance to diversify,” Hendersonville Times-News: Four local farmers were among the recipients of $148,500 in […]

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Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series comes to end with Final Fire

It’s been a long road since Fire on the Rock kicked off the first-ever Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series in January. Since then, 64 chefs from some of the state’s best restaurants have gone head-to-head in regional competitions in Blowing Rock, Wilmington, Raleigh and Greensboro. Each region hosted a single-elimination bracket series featuring […]

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News Roundup: May 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. “Farmers markets getting money to take food stamps,” Hendersonville Times-News: The federal government is spending $4 million to help […]

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News Roundup: March 31-April 6

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. “For budding farmer, incubator fosters growth,” News & Observer: More than two decades later, the 31-year-old Rowland is on […]

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News Roundup: March 17-23

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. “How safe is our country’s food supply?” Hendersonville Times-News: When the year began, my 8-year-old son got sick, and […]

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New Got to Be NC dining series starts Tuesday

If you’ve ever wanted to be a judge on reality cooking shows such as “Iron Chef,” then you won’t want to miss the first-ever Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series. Sixty-four North Carolina chefs will compete against each other in weekly competitions, as diners help decide who will be named the grand champion. The […]

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