N.C. Floriculture

Celebrate (unofficial) Take Your Mother to Market Day

Mother’s Day is this weekend, and you still have time to show your mother how much you appreciate her with a trip to a local farmers market. State farmers markets are located in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax, Raleigh and Lumberton, and you can find local farmers markets and roadside stands across North Carolina. We reached out […]

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Photos from the Field: Floriculture

Tulips may not be the first crop that comes to mind when you think of N.C. agriculture, but the beautiful flower is part of a significant agricultural sector in our state – floriculture. The sector, consisting of flowers and ornamental plants, contributes more than $207 million to the state’s overall agricultural economy. Flower growers, like the Van Staalduinens, have […]

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