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Give your pets a Paw-fect Christmas

Give your pets a Paw-fect Christmas

  This Christmas, give your pets a reason to wag their tail, lick their lips or curl up in your lap by the fire! Whether you are a dog or cat lover, many of our Got To Be N.C. members have got locally made treats for the furry friends in your life. Pack their...

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N.C. Agriculture is an international endeavor

N.C. Agriculture is an international endeavor

We Are Agriculture is a year-long series that will highlight the hard-work done by employees across the Department of Agriculture. Zach Mussler, International Marketing Specialist with our Marketing Division, is one of those employees. Stay tuned each Wednesday here...

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Father’s Day gift guide supporting N.C. farmers, producers

Father’s Day is just days away, and if you’d like to give your dad something that also supports North Carolina farmers and/or businesses that make products in the state, this list may help. One place to start is the “Find Local” section of the Got to Be NC website – https://gottobenc.com/find-local/ It has farms, farmers […]

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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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Got to Be NC Pavilion makes its Fair debut in Dorton Arena

Summary: The Got to Be NC Pavilion in Dorton Arena offers a dynamic and expanded showcase of North Carolina food products that are part of the Got to Be NC program. And for the first time, the North Carolina Public House will join the food venue to highlight North Carolina beers, wines, ciders and craft […]

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Hand-made for the Holidays: Sweet treats from Chocolatay Confections

The holidays are a time where individuals enjoy many large meals and delicious desserts with friends and family, but for those suffering with food allergies, these meals can often prove difficult and lead to tasty treats being missed out on. This was the inspiration behind Chapel Hill-based company, Chocolatay Confections. Owners Matthew and Danielle White […]

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Growing a family legacy with kale, broccoli and more

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Amy Douglas, owner of The Farmer’s Daughter, 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 […]

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Got To Be NC shines during Wide Open Bluegrass

Got To Be NC shines during Wide Open Bluegrass

This week, downtown Raleigh is teeming with toe-tapping, banjo-playing bluegrass enthusiasts. Wide Open Bluegrass, held Sept. 28 and 29, is the urban bluegrass music festival that closes out the International Bluegrass Music Association’s World of Bluegrass week. The festival features the best of the traditional music community, including IBMA and Grammy Award winners and top-notch […]

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