Cassie is a public information officer for the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. She is a lifelong resident of Wake County and a graduate of Meredith College and N.C. State University. Prior to this role, she worked as an assignment editor for ABC11 Eyewitness News in Durham, NC.
The Weights and Measures Section of the Standards division of the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is tasked with inspecting consumer weighing and measuring devices for accuracy. They also check pre-packaged items to determine if the weight
Patrick O’Brien is a former chef who now travels the country as a professional fruit and vegetable carver. Known as the Fruit Carving Ninja, he produces displays for trade shows, special events, culinary competitions and more. We caught up with
The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has received a generous gift from the estate of John William “Bill” Turner: a large collection of antique plows and associated farm equipment. A portion of the collection has been on display
This week, downtown Raleigh is teeming with toe-tapping, banjo-playing bluegrass enthusiasts. Wide Open Bluegrass, held Sept. 28 and 29, is the urban bluegrass music festival that closes out the International Bluegrass Music Association’s World of Bluegrass week. The festival features
Donations help to purchase supplies for delivery to areas most in need As the effects of Hurricane Florence continue to create great needs across the state of North Carolina, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has had
Scott and Lisa Baucom of Marshville were recently named the Outstanding Conservation Farm Family of 2018 by the N.C. Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts. The Baucoms take the initiative to implement sound, innovative, and cost-effective conservation techniques on