Posts tagged Got to Be NC

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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Resolving to buy local

January is considered by many people to be a month for setting goals and resolutions to guide the year to follow. For many it may be losing weight, saving money or drinking more water, for Deanna Mitchell of Cary it was buying local. Deanna resolved buying and eating locally produced vegetables and meat for at […]

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Photos from the Field: Happy Birthday, Got to Be NC!

On July 14, 2005, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler officially “rolled out” the department’s new identity campaign for N.C. agricultural products — Got to Be NC. He did it by driving up to a press conference at the State Farmers Market in a tractor-trailer outfitted with the campaign’s logo. The department created Got to Be NC […]

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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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It’s Got to Be NC at Southern Christmas Show in Charlotte

The Southern Christmas Show has been a holiday shopping tradition in the Queen City for 45 years. This year, shoppers will be able to add a local touch to their holiday celebrations with a variety of food and agriculture products made in North Carolina. The department, along with the N.C. Specialty Food Association, N.C. Christmas […]

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News Roundup: July 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. “National drought a double-edged sword for NC farmers,” WWAY: The drought across much of the country is threatening to […]

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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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NC specialty foods draw crowds at Southern Christmas Show

In a state where agriculture is the top industry, it seems appropriate that the “buy local” movement should apply to food products as well as other merchandise. It’s no surprise, then, that the N.C. Specialty Foods Association exhibit at the 2011 Southern Christmas Show did so well in its sophomore year. Twenty-five local food companies […]

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