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Mystic Farm looks to stimulate the mind and the tastebuds

By on October 30, 2020

In his 1902 book “The Varieties of Religious Experience,” philosopher William James wrote that “The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature.” Jump forward over a century later,

With End of Days comes spirits to enjoy, not fear

By on October 27, 2020

[This article is the first in a series about North Carolina distilleries in honor of N.C. Spirits Month, which was first proclaimed in 2017. Each article is part of a “spooky spirits” theme ahead of Halloween.] Not far from the

Distilleries take on a new product: hand sanitizer

By on April 13, 2020

Some distilleries across North Carolina are running a brisk business nowadays, but not for the product you might expect. Instead of producing the liquors, whiskeys, moonshines and spirited beverages that they are accustomed to, many distilleries have pivoted their operations

Recipe: Eggnog for all ages

By on December 21, 2017

Eggnog is a seasonal treat that’s readily available at the grocery store this time of year. And whether you prefer you eggnog with a sprinkle of nutmeg, topped with whipped cream or even added to coffee, the taste and the

News Roundup

News Roundup: Nov. 23-Dec. 1

By on December 1, 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. “A Sweet Potato Tale,” UNC-TV: (Video) Find out how North Carolina became a sweet potato-producing

News Roundup

News Roundup: July 1-7

By on July 7, 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. “Dicamba drift complaints popping up in North Carolina now,” Southeast Farm Press: Complaints of dicamba

News Roundup

News Roundup: Dec. 5-11

By on December 11, 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. “A Weekend in Christmas Tree Country,” Garden & Gun’s Daily Shot Blog: Deep in the forested

News Roundup: Sept. 26-Oct. 2

By on October 2, 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. “Pork industry wants Duke to use NC swine waste at plants,” Greensboro News & Record:

News Roundup

News Roundup: Sept. 12-18

By on September 18, 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. “Watauga County Sheriff’s Office Arrests Ginseng Poacher, Charged With Felony,” High Country Press: This past