Got to Be NC Festival

N.C. wine and so much more at the GTBNC Festival

The Got to Be NC Festival brings lots of the things you love about the N.C. State Fair, such as rides and fair food favorites. There are also unique elements like the entertainment lineup, the daily tractor parades and the vendors who choose to participate each year. One thing that the GTBNC Festival offers that’s […]

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Celebrate local foods at the Food Lion Local Goodness Marketplace

Celebrate local foods at the Food Lion Local Goodness Marketplace

It’s time to get ready for the 2019 Got to Be NC Festival at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. This event combines tractors, food, music, a carnival and kids activities with nearly 100 North Carolina food companies, breweries and wineries sampling and selling their products. “We’ve got quite a few new companies participating this year,” […]

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News Roundup: May 19 – 25

News Roundup: May 19 – 25

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. “These long horns aren’t longhorns. How an NC farmer is sustaining a rare cattle breed,” The News & Observer: When an 800-pound cow stares you down, you take notice. When she’s a […]

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Get ready for the 2018 Got to Be NC Festival

Get ready for the 2018 Got to Be NC Festival

With more than 100 tractors, North Carolina food and beverages, music, a carnival and kids activities, the Got to Be NC Festival promises to be a not-to-be-missed event at the N.C. State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, May 18-20. “The antique tractor and farm equipment displays, featuring a daily tractor parade, and the Homegrown Marketplace presented by […]

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News Roundup: May 27-June 2

News Roundup: May 27-June 2

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. “State of the State: Commissioner Steve Troxler talks NC ag past, present and future,” Southeast Produce Weekly: SPW spent last weekend at the ‘Got to Be NC’ Festival here, an […]

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Recipe: Got to Be NC Festival

This weekend the Got to Be NC Festival is being held at the N.C. State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. This event is a family-friendly celebration of agriculture, food and fun. The festival offers something for everyone, including farm animals, antique tractors, crafts, children’s activities, music, and barbecue. One of the festival’s highlights is the Homegrown Fare […]

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Today’s Topic: Celebrate agriculture at Got to Be NC Festival May 19-21

Today’s Topic: Celebrate agriculture at Got to Be NC Festival May 19-21

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The Got to Be NC Festival makes its annual appearance at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh May 19-21. Admission and parking are free. Several new attractions have been added to the festival’s annual celebration of N.C. agriculture: The […]

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