Posts tagged Got to Be NC

Made in NC: Norm’s Farms

In celebration of Got to Be N.C. month we are featuring local farms and businesses and their products that are Grown. Raised. Caught. Made. here. This week we focus on Made, highlighting Norm’s Farms in Pittsboro. Rodger Lenhardt, his wife Ann, and daughter Erin are elderberry farmers who use their crop plus the berries from […]

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Eight N.C. specialty food companies compete in national contest

We all know that when you want the best that’s Grown, Raised, Caught or Made,  it’s Got To Be NC! Now let’s let the rest of the nation know. Eight North Carolina food companies are competing in the national Specialty Food Association’s second annual My Story My Ad contest. And they need our help to […]

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Raised in NC: Harris-Robinette Beef

In celebration of Got to Be N.C. month we are featuring local farms and businesses and their products that are Grown. Raised. Caught. Made. here. This week we focus on Raised and highlight Harris-Robinette Beef in Edgecombe County. Raised represents our state’s thriving livestock industry. Livestock, dairy and poultry represented almost 63 percent of the […]

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Got to Be NC is taking to the airwaves

A new commercial will start airing across the state today featuring North Carolina agricultural products. The commercial was produced by the NCDA&CS Marketing Division and timed to air during Got to Be NC Month. The commercial features the division’s newest marketing slogan, Grown. Raised. Caught. Made. The commercial narrative goes like this: 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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Make it a local Fourth of July celebration

No matter how you choose to celebrate the Fourth of July, North Carolina farmers, food producers and fishermen can add fresh and fabulous taste to your holiday meal. Summer is the peak season for many commodities. Whenever I think of my favorite summertime foods, I think peaches, corn, cucumbers and watermelon. But there are so […]

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Got to Be NC Competition Dining: Fire in the Triad winner Chef Tim Thompson

Once a month we highlight a chef and a recipe from the Got to Be N.C. Competition Dining series. This month, we are featuring Chef Tim Thompson of Marisol in Greensboro. Thompson was highlighted last month after winning his first round in Fire in the Triad. Last week, he earned his first red chef’s jacket […]

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Look for SavorNC On the Menu this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is Sunday, and according to the National Retail Federation, more than half of us will choose to honor our mother with a special outing such as brunch or dinner out. “Mother’s Day weekend is one of the busiest of the year for restaurants,” said Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler. “Our state has hundreds of […]

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News Roundup: March 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: No emergency declaration needed for hog virus,” The News & Observer: Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler says […]

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Show some Valentine’s Day love and buy local flowers, chocolate and wine

This Valentine’s Day, show some love to your sweetheart AND North Carolina by purchasing locally grown flowers, chocolates and wine. The National Retail Federation shows that after greeting cards, candy and flowers are the most gifted items for the holiday. The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has a few suggestions for shopping for […]

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