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.

Recipe: Boiled Peanut Hummus

By on March 5, 2020

St. Patrick’s Day isn’t the only celebration to be found in March. It’s also National Peanut Month! North Carolina ranks fifth nationally in peanut production. Local peanuts can be found at various locations, including Mackey’s Ferry Peanuts, Hampton Farms Peanuts,

Recipe: Fettuccine-Asparagus al Burro

By on February 6, 2020

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and nothing says “I love you” like alfredo. Finding the perfect restaurant for you and your significant other can be difficult. Skip the stress and surprise your person with a delicious home cooked meal! This

Red, white, pink and more! N.C. State Poinsettia trials bring new varieties and color.

By on December 23, 2019

Poinsettias are a popular flower, especially during the holidays. Earlier this month, North Carolina State University hosted its annual poinsettia trials, co-sponsored by the N.C. Commercial Flower Growers Association. Each year, multiple private industry breeders come together to see who