September is wine and grape month and, in North Carolina, that means there’s a lot to celebrate. With a $1.7 billion economic impact, 525 grape growers and more than 180 wineries, North Carolina has a strong reputation as a wine and grape region. How do we suggest celebrating wine and grape month? We like this […]
News Roundup: Sept. 3 – 9
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. “Damage From Tropical Storm Hermine Localized,” Southern Farm Network: (Audio) Tropical Storm Hermine made landfall in North Carolina over the holiday weekend, with effects largely east of I-95. Beaufort County Extension […]
Got to Be NC recipes: Grape Tart
September celebrates N.C. Wine and Grape Month, and in North Carolina, that is a lot to celebrate. The state is home to 180 wineries and 525 grape growers. Hot and dry summer conditions in some parts of the state this year have produced a bumper crop of grapes. Since Muscadines are in good supply at […]
Market Report: Pumpkins! Pumpkins! Pumpkins!
Fall is finally here, and that means the regional farmers markets in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax and Raleigh are full of pumpkins. But, that’s not all. Read on to see what’s available at the market near you. WNC Farmers Market, Asheville – The apple season in the mountains is in full swing with many varieties available […]
Market Report: What’s available this weekend at the farmers market?
It’s Labor Day weekend, and your regional farmers markets in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax and Raleigh are open and full of fresh produce, meats and cheeses, baked goods and other specialty products. Read on to see market hours and what’s available this weekend: WNC Farmers Market, Asheville – The WNC Farmers Market is open on a […]