St. Patrick’s Day

Kiss me, I’m Irish…potato

When it comes to St. Patrick’s Day, there are certain foods that come to mind: corned beef, cabbage and of course, Irish potatoes. Irish potatoes, which is a term used to describe a variety of white potatoes, are produced locally in the fertile soils of the coastal plain counties of Camden, Carteret, Currituck, Hyde, Pamlico, […]

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In the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day and National Ag Week

Since today is all things green in honor of St. Patrick, here are some random, loosely-related green facts about North Carolina and our connection to greenery and Irish traditions: The N.C.  Green Industry comprises the nursery, greenhouse, Christmas tree, and turfgrass/sod industries. These crops represent more than $1.2 billion in farm income. There are more […]

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