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Century Farm Feature: Ogburn Berries & Produce

By on July 17, 2021

Ogburn Berries & Produce is a family-owned strawberry and produce farm in Willow Spring in Johnston County. The farm is currently operated by 4th generation farmer, Sim Ogburn. The farm was bought in the early 1900s by Sim’s great-grandfather, Simeon

Market Report: Pumpkins! Pumpkins! Pumpkins!

By on September 25, 2015

Fall is finally here, and that means the regional farmers markets in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax and Raleigh are full of pumpkins. But, that’s not all. Read on to see what’s available at the market near you. WNC Farmers Market, Asheville

What’s available at the farmers market this weekend?

By on September 18, 2015

Your regional farmers markets in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax and Raleigh are full of delicious fall produce like apples and grapes, as well as a large selection of late-summer favorites. Selections vary by location, so read on to see what’s available

Market Report: What’s available this weekend at your local farmers market?

By on September 10, 2015

Your regional farmers markets in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax and Raleigh are full of delicious fall produce like apples and grapes, as well as a large selection of late-summer favorites. Selections vary by location, so read on to see what’s available

Market Report: What’s available this weekend at the farmers market?

By on September 4, 2015

It’s Labor Day weekend, and your regional farmers markets in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax and Raleigh are open and full of fresh produce, meats and cheeses, baked goods and other specialty products. Read on to see market hours and what’s available

Market Report: What’s available this weekend at the farmers market?

By on August 27, 2015

Summer may be over for school children across the state, but there’s still plenty of summer left at your regional farmers markets in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax or Raleigh. Summer favorites like watermelon, corn and tomatoes are still available, but time

Agronomists help Taylorsville produce farmer expand

By on July 2, 2014

Six years ago, Amy Douglas left a career in civil engineering so she and her husband could raise their children in a bucolic setting. Today, they grow about six acres of produce and sell it at their roadside stand, The

News Roundup: Oct. 22-28

By on October 28, 2011

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. “Attendance tops 1 million

News Roundup: July 2-8

By on July 8, 2011

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. “Costly wildfire mostly contained,”

Celebrate the Fourth of July with fresh, local food

By on July 1, 2011

Whether your tailgating before fireworks or hosting a cookout at home, you can find fresh ingredients for your next event at a local farmers market near you. There are no special events planned during the July 4th weekend at the