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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

Celebrating National Farmers Market Week

By on August 3, 2021

Where can we find farmers markets and what makes them successful? While celebrating National Farmers Market Week this week, the first week of August, we sat down for a few moments with Kevin Hardison, agricultural marketing specialist with the N.C.

Today’s Topic: Deadlines fast approaching for agricultural COVID-19 relief programs.

By on October 6, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The deadlines for three agricultural COVID-19 relief programs close on Oct. 12. Farmers and operators are urged to get applications completed.

Among city streets, urban farm connects people to agriculture

By on August 5, 2020

National Farmers’ Market Week takes place Aug. 2-8, 2020. Farmers’ markets across North Carolina offer communities access to fresh, nutritious food, while also stimulating local economies. National Farmers’ Market Week is a time to celebrate those who produce fresh foods

Small stands, large impact

By on August 3, 2020

National Farmers’ Market Week takes place Aug. 2-8, 2020.  Farmers’ markets across North Carolina offer communities access to fresh, nutritious food, while also stimulating local economies. National Farmers’ Market Week is a time to celebrate those who produce fresh foods

Mushrooms: A cool symbol of hope

By on July 24, 2020

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Laura and Ches Stewart, of Haw River Mushrooms, are two of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run for an entire

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Today’s Topic It’s peach season.

By on July 7, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This is the time of year when farmers markets across the state start to really hit a peak in terms of availability

Farmers Market Managers Recognized for COVID-19 Response

By on June 25, 2020

These days, the four NCDA&CS farmers markets are still operating with modifications due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s been three and a half months since the markets plunged into emergency response mode – having to make immediate adjustments for public

Today’s Topic: COVID-19, social distancing and farmers markets; markets need the public’s help

By on April 7, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” We are beginning to get into the busier time at our farmers markets, which is creating challenges for social distancing. We are

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Today’s Topic: Farmers markets are alive with fresh produce, events and activities.

By on May 29, 2019

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Farmers market season is well under way and shoppers will find plenty of locally grown fruits and vegetables at the market, plus