Today’s Topic: Peach season

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week Rhonda talks with Commissioner Troxler about North Carolina’s peach crop. Thanks to a cold winter, peach trees produced heavy blooms this year, which should mean a really good crop. Peach season began in late […]

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Kitchen Sink: Lisa Prince shares a favorite (and easy) ice cream recipe

Lisa Prince, a marketing specialist and one-half of WRAL’s Got to Be Good Cookin’ weekly recipe segment, will join us on the blog each month with bonus recipes, cooking tips and a behind-the-scenes look at marketing N.C. agricultural products…everything and the kitchen sink. Homemade ice cream is a perfect summertime treat for keeping cool, and […]

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Peach Day at the State Farmers Market

We have all heard, and sometimes used, peach clichés – “it’s a peach of a day,” “everything’s peachy,” “peachy keen,” etc. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow in Raleigh, however, those sayings will ring true: Thursday is the State Farmers Market’s annual Peach Day. The newly crowned North Carolina Peach Queen will be there, along […]

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