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.

N.C. Forest Service helps those across the state and beyond

By on September 27, 2021

The N.C. Forest Service helps individuals across the state with many things throughout the year, including forest and wildfire management. Not only do they help people within our state, but many employees are also dispatched to other states affected by

Flying Farmer Soars Past Industry Expectations

By on September 24, 2021

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers or agriculture industry workers. Brandon Batten with Triple B Farms and The Flying Farmer LLC is one of those industry leaders.

A Day In The Life Of A Farm Wife

By on September 17, 2021

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers or agriculture industry workers. Meredith Bernard, also known as This Farm Wife, is one of those industry leaders. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign

Fostering the Next Generation of N.C. Agriculture Leaders

By on September 10, 2021

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers or agriculture industry workers. Ally Edwards, an Agriculture Science Teacher at North Johnston Middle School, is one of those industry leaders.

A child’s dream turns reality at Guernsey Girl Creamery

By on September 3, 2021

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers, including young farmers just starting out in the industry. Ashley McMurry with Guernsey Girl Creamery in Shelby is one of those

Pace Family Farms Seeks to Educate the Public on the Importance of N.C. Agriculture

By on August 27, 2021

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

Porter Farms: Bringing a Competitive Edge to the Farming Industry

By on August 20, 2021

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers, including young farmers just starting out in the industry. Jared Porter with Porter Farms Inc. in Mt. Pleasant is one of

Celebrating Carolina Cuisine With Local Ingredients

By on August 18, 2021

On Monday, August 9th, the North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association (NCRLA), hosted its fifth annual NCRLA Chef Showdown event at Bay 7 in Durham. As the driving force behind North Carolina’s restaurant & foodservice industries, NCRLA brings chefs from

What’s A Buzz In The N.C. Bee Industry

By on August 16, 2021

This Saturday, August 21, is National Honeybee Day! In honor of this holiday, we spoke with Owner and Master Beekeeper of All American Bee Company, Will Johnson, about what’s buzzing in the industry today. Check out his responses below! Q:

Marriage Leads To Lifetime Of Love & Farming

By on August 13, 2021

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