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Flavor, NC: Pine Knot Farms

Twice a month we will highlight local restaurants, farms and farmers markets featured on episodes of UNC-TV’s “Flavor, NC.” This week, we review the first episode of Season 3, in which host Lisa Prince highlights a Southern staple: collard greens. Collards are the oldest known member of the cabbage family and are nutrition powerhouses. The […]

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Seven N.C. counties join pilot project to benefit local farmers and households with lower incomes

Farmers markets in seven N.C. counties are making it easier for lower income households to buy and eat fresh fruits and vegetables. A pilot program is linking three USDA-affiliated food assistance programs — for senior citizens, WIC (Women, Infants and Children program) clients, and participants in Food and Nutrition Services (formerly known as food stamps) […]

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