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News Roundup: April 18-24

By on April 24, 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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Experts: Bioenergy industry has

SNAP-payment workshops planned for farmers, farmers markets

By on April 17, 2015

Three upcoming workshops will help local farmers and farmers markets learn more about MarketLink, a product from the National Association of Farmers Market Nutrition Programs. The system allows farmers to accept debit and credit card payments from customers enrolled in

News Roundup: May 19-25

By on May 25, 2012

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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “16 chefs will compete

News Roundup: May 5-11

By on May 11, 2012

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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Farmers markets getting money

Seven N.C. counties join pilot project to benefit local farmers and households with lower incomes

By on July 7, 2011

Farmers markets in seven N.C. counties are making it easier for lower income households to buy and eat fresh fruits and vegetables. A pilot program is linking three USDA-affiliated food assistance programs — for senior citizens, WIC (Women, Infants and

Today’s Topic: New payment method now accepted at farmers markets

By on June 16, 2009

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” A statewide initiative is making it possible for farmers markets in 12 North Carolina counties to accept Electronic Benefits Transfer card