Summary: Farmers markets are opening up around the state, welcoming farm fresh local commodities. Early season offerings include beets, blueberries, bok choy, broccoli, cabbage, greens, peanuts, radishes, strawberries, sweet potatoes and zucchini. Activity is...
Lots of great products made in North Carolina and supported through our Got to Be NC Marketing program. How can you find them?
Summary: North Carolina is home to many locally made products that participate in our Got to Be NC Marketing program. How to find them where you shop and online. Today's Topic with Southern Farm Network's Mike Davis Dec. 27 is National Fruitcake Day. I mention that...
Shoppers can find lots of local produce in season now as farmers markets are hitting their peak. Shopping local helps support farmers, ensuring access to local foods.
Farmers markets are bustling places across North Carolina with many fresh fruits, vegetables and meats being available now for shoppers. Supporting farmers markets helps support North Carolina farmers who face significant increases in input costs. Talking Points: Weren’t we just celebrating Christmas? And talking about North Carolina Christmas trees? It’s hard to believe it’s […]
A passion for all things local is what drives Chefs Kim Bell and Jonathan Haas and their menu choices at the Inn on Turner in Beaufort. This coastal getaway is appealing for visitors due to it’s short walk to the town’s historic waterfront shopping area and historic sites, but it also offers its guests a […]
Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Martin McLeod, with Farm Life Hemp, is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December 2021 on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Be sure to tune in each Friday afternoon on social […]
Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Mark Hommes with Castle Hayne Farms is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December 2021 on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Be sure to tune in each Friday afternoon on social […]
Today’s Topic: Christmas is just a week away and if you are still looking for something for that hard-to-buy-for person, think locally made food products for a tasty gift.
Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Christmas is just a week away and if you are still looking for something for that hard-to-buy-for person, think locally made food products for a tasty gift.
During the colder months, it’s always nice to have a homemade, warm breakfast recipe to turn to. Whether you make this a regular weekend breakfast for the family, or spoil your friends and house guests with this delicious and sweet dish, the recipe is sure to be a favorite. North Carolina ranks 9th in the […]
There’s nothing like realizing you need a last-minute dish for a holiday get-together. We have found the perfect 15-minute recipe that everyone at the party will love and that will feed plenty. This appetizer is the perfect finger food for any event you might have planned for the season. Italian Stuffed Eggs sound scrumptious, taste […]
There’s no better way to prepare for a cold weekend in the Carolinas like with a perfect cup of eggnog. While you’re preparing for the winter weather and making the last-minute bread and milk run, be sure to grab these ingredients. Be sure to grab local produce and items at your local grocery store and […]
Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” As consumers are focusing in on finding the perfect holiday gifts, a big push continues on the shop local movement. Wedged between Black Friday sales and Cyber Monday is Shop Local Saturday. With all manner of specialty […]
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. “Voting ends noon Monday,” Yadkin Ripple: Yadkin Valley was in 10th place before USA Today stopped posting rankings. Tenth place for Top Ten…. “Tobacco Markets open late,” Greenville Daily Reflector: A […]