Posts tagged Got to Be NC

From the Commissioner: Thanksgiving and agriculture

Thanksgiving is tomorrow and like many of you, I will be enjoying the day with family and friends around a home-cooked meal. This holiday season I am thankful for farmers and what they provide to our state. As you sit down to your meal, there’s a good chance what you are eating was grown by […]

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Got to Be NC Competition Dining: Chef Brian Williams

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 Brian Williams of Upstream in Charlotte. Williams made it to the semifinals of this year’s Fire in the City Competition. He describes his cooking style as Asian Fusion. The Got […]

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News Roundup: Oct. 18-24

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. “UAVs soar over North Carolina State Fair,” Southeast Farm Press: Unmanned aircraft, like sneaky late-night radio UFOs, are hovering […]

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Got to Be NC Competition Dining: Chef Jon Fortes

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 Jon Fortes of Mimosa Grill in Charlotte. Fortes is the 2014 Fire in the City Champion. He describes his cooking style as upscale Southern comfort. The Got to Be N.C. […]

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Got to Be NC Competition Dining: Chef Serge Falcoz-Vigne

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 Serge Falcoz-Vigne of 518 West in Raleigh. He describes his cooking style as “cooking with love,” and “French classic and modern.” In the Got to Be N.C. Competition Dining Series […]

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Flavor, NC: Currituck Soft Shell Crabs

Twice a month we feature local restaurants, farms and farmers markets featured on episodes of UNC-TV’s Flavor, NC. This week, we review episode nine of Season 3, in which hostess Lisa Prince highlights soft shell crabs from Currituck County and Steamers Restaurant in Corolla.  “It wouldn’t be summer in the South without a trip to […]

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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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