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 It’s Market Time!

 It’s Market Time!

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...

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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.

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 […]

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Supporting local at a seaside escape in Beaufort

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 […]

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Innovation in the Industry at Farm Life Hemp

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 […]

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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.

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.

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Baked Apple French Toast

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 […]

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Recipe: Italian Stuffed Eggs

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 […]

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Recipe: Sweet Potato Eggnog

Recipe: Sweet Potato Eggnog

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 […]

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