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News Roundup: Jan. 13-20

By on January 20, 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. “More land for DuPont State Forest,” Asheville Citizen-Times: (Video) DuPont State Forest Supervisor Jason Guidry

News Roundup: July 12-18

By on July 18, 2014

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. “NCDA’s ‘Dig Into Local’

More than $5.7 million of local food purchased in 10% Campaign’s first year

By on July 22, 2011

North Carolina residents and businesses bought more than $5.7 million worth of local food in the first year of the 10% Campaign, a statewide effort to stimulate economic development, create jobs and promote farms and fisheries in the state. The

Today’s Topic: Got to Be NC Festival comes to State Fairgrounds May 20-22

By on May 17, 2011

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, Commissioner Troxler and Rhonda talk about the fourth annual Got to Be NC Festival, which will take place May 20-22

Today’s Topic: Dig Into Local food shows are April 9 in Asheville & Wilmington, April 16 in Blowing Rock

By on April 5, 2011

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week Commissioner Troxler and Rhonda discuss the three Dig Into Local food shows scheduled for this month. The shows will highlight

Today’s Topic: Best Dish in N.C. winners

By on August 31, 2010

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Several North Carolina restaurants have some bragging rights after placing in the Best Dish in North Carolina restaurant contest. This annual

Kitchen Sink: Putting a new spin on the tomato pie recipe

By on August 25, 2010

Lisa Prince, a marketing specialist and one half of the Got to Be Good Cookin’ weekly recipe segment, will join us on the blog each month with bonus recipes, cooking tips and a behind-the-scenes look at marketing N.C. agricultural products…everything and

In the Market: Inside the Market Shoppes

By on April 7, 2010

With our In the Market feature, we’ll visit the State Farmers Market with nutrition marketing specialist Freda Butner to learn about nutrition facts, recipe tips and ways to maximize your local-foods shopping experiences across the state. Most people flock to

News Roundup: March 13-19

By on March 19, 2010

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 each paper’s full story. “The Stokes Purple

Today’s Topic: Sustainable Local Food Advisory Council

By on January 26, 2010

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Over the past few years, interest in locally raised food has grown dramatically. The General Assembly took note of this trend