Celebrate N.C. strawberries with Strawberry Day

Around here, we think strawberries are really special. We add them to our cereal in the morning, mix them into our smoothies in the afternoon and make desserts from them in the evening . That’s a bit of an exaggeration, but there is no denying our love for N.C. strawberries. In fact, our state is the fourth largest […]

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Today’s Topic: National Farmers Market Week

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Aug. 2-8 is National Farmers Market Week, and it’s a great time to visit a farmers market and pick up some of the great food we produce here in North Carolina, Commissioner Troxler tells Rhonda Garrison […]

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Judge for yourself: Best Dish in NC contest judging begins

The finalists in this year’s Best Dish in NC restaurant contest were recently named and have been posted to the Best Dish Web site. I recently scrolled through the pictures of the dishes in the Fine and Casual dining categories and thought to myself, “wow, I want to be a judge.” I even mentioned it […]

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