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Meet the new WNC Farmers Market Manager

By on August 12, 2021

Phil Jacobus has started his career with the NCDA&CS as the new manager of operations/marketing at the Western North Carolina Farmers Market in Asheville. He started June 1, and has jumped right in to implement innovative programs to connect western

Quarantine Kitchen: BBQ boss shares grandmother’s dressing with sausage recipe

By on December 9, 2020

Jeff Miller is the owner and pit boss at Luella’s Bar-B-que, which has two locations in Asheville. Luella’s was established in 2007, but the flagship store in north Asheville didn’t open until 2009. Miller takes a lot of inspiration from

2020 Graduate Spotlight: Nallah Muhammad

By on June 4, 2020

During this unpredictable time, students like Nallah Muhammad have been reflecting on their educations, while looking forward to their futures. An Asheville native, Nallah Muhammad developed her passion for agriculture during her senior year of high school. Nallah and her

News Roundup

News Roundup: Oct. 21 – 27

By on October 27, 2017

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. “150th State Fair is in the books,” North State Journal: The N.C. State Fair finished

News Roundup

News Roundup: Sept. 24-30

By on September 30, 2016

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. “NC Ag Commissioner Tells WHKP News That More Improvements, Parking and Resurfacing Are Coming to

News Roundup

News Roundup: Aug. 6-12

By on August 12, 2016

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. “North Carolina corn farmers have never seen a crop like this,” Southeast Farm Press: As

News Roundup

News Roundup: June 4 – 10

By on June 10, 2016

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. “Goat industry growing in Johnston,” News & Observer: Steve Nordan has been raising Boer goats

News Roundup

News Roundup: Sept. 19-25

By on September 25, 2015

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. “Southern fairs won’t press broiler industry’s bird flu luck,” Minnesota Public Radio News: The South

Flavor, NC: Looking Glass Creamery

By on March 20, 2014

Twice a month we highlight local restaurants, farms and farmers markets featured on episodes of UNC-TV’s “Flavor, NC.” This week, we review the third episode of Season 3, in which host Lisa Prince highlights cheese from Looking Glass Creamery. In

Vanderbilt descendents join distinguished group

By on September 13, 2013

On Wednesday night, Agriculture Commissioner presented the Cecil and Pickering families with a sign that designates their property as a North Carolina Century Farm. They are now part of the distinguished group of about 1,700 families across the state who