Got to Be NC Festival

News Roundup: June 18-July 1

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. “Subscription gift-box company in Madison highlights North Carolina goods,” Winston-Salem Journal: “Made in North Carolina” is a phrase that’s been catching on in local supermarkets for years, and now a subscription gift-box […]

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Today’s Topic: Got to Be NC Festival takes place this weekend

Today’s Topic: Got to Be NC Festival takes place this weekend

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, presented by Lowes Foods, is at the N.C. State Fairgrounds May 20-22, and as usual, there’s a blend of the new and the traditional. This year, the festival is adding dinosaurs, pirates and bulldozers […]

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Today’s Topic: Got to Be NC Festival

Today’s Topic: Got to Be NC Festival

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The eighth annual Got to Be NC Festival returns to the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh May 15-17. It’s our celebration of North Carolina agriculture and food. And this year, Lowes Foods has joined us as a presenting sponsor. The […]

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News Roundup: May 2 – 6

News Roundup: May 2 – 6

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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story “Top cheese: N.C. Cheese Trail puts locally made cheeses on the map,” Burlington Times-News: Is there a food more […]

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Sights from Opening Day of the Got to Be N.C. Festival

The Got to be N.C. Festival opened today at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. Here are a few photos from opening day: The Got to Be N.C. Festival is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Gate admission is free. The N.C. Food, Wine and Beer Expo is $2 and includes a coupon sheet valued at more […]

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News Roundup: March 8-14

 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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “NC Ag Commissioner: No emergency declaration needed for hog virus,” The News & Observer: Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler says […]

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News Roundup: May 18-24

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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Abundant rains prove challenging for farmers,” Hendersonville Times News: Farmers depend on ample rain for their livelihoods, but county […]

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News Roundup: March 16-22

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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Halifax County snares lumber producer,” News & Observer: Lumber producer Meherrin River Forest Products has decided to locate its […]

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News Roundup: May 12-18

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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Headed to the Got to Be NC Festival? Some tips,” WRAL: It’s a big weekend with two major festivals […]

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News Roundup: May 21-27

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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “‘Got to be NC’ says eat and buy local,” WRAL-TV: Rides and food took over the State Fairgrounds Saturday, […]

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