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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Recapping Wine and Grape Month

In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Recapping Wine and Grape Month

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. Last month, Lisa’s featured NC-grown scuppernongs and muscadines. A recent study found that North Carolina’s wine and grape industry continues to grow, posting a 15 percent increase since the last study was conducted two years ago. […]

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News Roundup: Sept. 13-19

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. “Small farmers, female farmers to benefit from Louisburg event,” The News & Observer: On Sunday night, Franklin County farmer […]

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N.C. muscadines and tips for home gardens

This weekend, the state-operated farmers markets will be in full swing as vendors offer selections of late-summer and early-fall crops. In addition, nurseries and greenhouses will have fall trees, plants and bedding flowers for sale. The state owns and operates farmers markets in Asheville, Colfax, Charlotte, Raleigh and Lumberton. The State Farmers Market in Raleigh […]

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Today’s Topic: Lunch ‘n’ Learn workshop for value-added producers

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The NCDA&CS will host a Lunch ‘n’ Learn workshop May 12 to provide value-added producers with tips on pricing and selling their food products. The course will be held from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Eaddy Agronomic […]

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Today’s Topic: Muscadines

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, Rhonda and Commissioner Troxler talk about muscadine grapes. These bronze, purple and black grapes are native to North Carolina, and they’re in the peak of their harvest season now. You’ll be able to get […]

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News Roundup: June 5-11

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 each paper’s full story. “USDA says new crop insurance plan will save $6B,” News & Observer: The U.S. Department of Agriculture released […]

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North Carolina muscadines and wines at Grape Day

Complement the waning days of summer with a nice glass of North Carolina wine and a delicious bite of North Carolina muscadine grapes at the State Farmers Market’s Grape Day, Friday, Sept. 11, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wine tastings, grape samples and free recipes are all part of the special event, one of […]

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