Taylor Parrish

Taylor Parrish is the Social Media Coordinator in the Public Affairs division of the Department. An alumni of N.C. State University and former Marketing and Sales Assistant with Scott Farms, a sixth-generation sweet potato farm out of Lucama, N.C., she is no stranger to the world of agriculture. Football and singing are two of her favorite things.

Cultivating beautiful flowers and greenhouse vegetables at Castle Hayne Farms

By on January 15, 2021

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Mark Hommes with Castle Hayne Farms is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December 2021 on our

Dairy Farming in the heart of North Carolina

By on January 8, 2021

On social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Steven Wetmore with LutheRidge Farms is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December 2021 on our Facebook, Twitter and

Celebrating healthy eating at Sunny Creek Farms

By on January 1, 2021

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Lee Ewing and Ed Mills with Sunny Creek Farm are two of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December

History and tradition at Hampton Farms

By on December 25, 2020

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Ron, Stuart and Ryan Joyce and Colton Curtis with Joyce Farms and Curtis Farms are a few of those farmers. The

Quarantine Kitchen: Celebrating Christmas with N.C. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler

By on December 24, 2020

North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler and his wife Sharon enjoy celebrating the holidays with great food and even better company of their friends, family members, dogs and each other. Like most families, many of the dishes that fill their

Quarantine Kitchen: A casual Christmas dish with a local twist

By on December 23, 2020

This year has been full of unprecedented times and situations. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many families and individuals will be cooking at home this holiday season. That’s why we are bringing the dishes to you all month long in

Quarantine Kitchen: A local dish for the center of the table

By on December 22, 2020

This year has been full of unprecedented times and situations. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many families and individuals will be cooking at home this holiday season. That’s why we are bringing the dishes to you all month long in

Quarantine Kitchen: A holiday side dish from Grinders and Gravy

By on December 20, 2020

This year has been full of unprecedented times and situations. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many families and individuals will be cooking at home this holiday season. That’s why we are bringing the dishes to you all month long in

Quarantine Kitchen: A holiday treat from Germany

By on December 19, 2020

This year has been full of unprecedented times and situations. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many families and individuals will be cooking at home this holiday season. That’s why we are bringing the dishes to you all month long in

North Carolina Oysters and Christmas on the Coast

By on December 18, 2020

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. James Frey with Crystal Coast Oysters is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December 2021 on our