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News Roundup: July 23-29

News Roundup: July 23-29

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. “Tomato industry still going strong in Rowan County,” Salisbury Post: Tomato culture runs deep in the Woodleaf area. There’s the Tomato Festival, being celebrated for the 10th year in August, and […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 15-21

News Roundup: Aug. 15-21

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. “Looking for Holes in Biosecurity in AI Preparations,”  Southern Farm Network: (Audio) At Tuesday’s 11th annual Food Safety Forum, […]

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Market Report: What’s at the farmers market this week?

Market Report: What’s at the farmers market this week?

This week is National Farmers Market Week, so it’s a great time to visit a regional farmers market near you. Whether you’re in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax or Raleigh, take time to visit a market and discover all the seasonal products now available that are grown, raised, caught or made in North Carolina. Seasons vary slightly […]

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Market Report: What’s at the farmers market this weekend?

Market Report: What’s at the farmers market this weekend?

Whether you visit our market in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax or Raleigh, you’ll find a large selection of corn, peaches, tomatoes and watermelons available from N.C. farmers. The Charlotte market will be extra busy this weekend as it celebrates Peach Days, with fresh peaches and peach products available all weekend. See what else is available at […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 16-22

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. “NC seafood to be focus of Local Catch Summit,” WRAL: Speakers for the 2013 Local Catch Summit in Skyco […]

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News Roundup: July 7-13

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. “N.C. State Fair details new prizes in Premium Book,” News & Observer: The Premium Book for this year’s N.C. […]

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Visit farmers markets early to avoid crowds, heat

Visiting one of the five state-operated farmers markets can make for a great family outing on the weekends, but a short weekday trip to the markets can be just as much fun. Not only will you find a similar selection of local food, but you’ll also be able to enjoy the market without the weekend […]

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News Roundup: July 9-15

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. “Farmers’ Market accepts WIC and food stamps,” Salisbury Post: Salisbury Farmers’ Market is making fresh fruits and vegetables easier […]

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Celebrate the Fourth of July with fresh, local food

Whether your tailgating before fireworks or hosting a cookout at home, you can find fresh ingredients for your next event at a local farmers market near you. There are no special events planned during the July 4th weekend at the state-operated farmers markets, but there is a cornucopia of local fruits, vegetables, meats and cheeses […]

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