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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

Today’s Topic: Marketing Division helps connect consumers with farm fresh products

By on April 21, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Staff with the department’s Marketing Division have been helping connect consumers with farm fresh products through a variety of ways. While COVID-19

Today’s Topic: North Carolina specialty food products perfect for holiday gifts

By on December 5, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” As consumers are focusing in on finding the perfect holiday gifts, a big push continues on the shop local movement. Wedged between

Grower/Buyer Exchange set for Feb. 20

By on January 15, 2018

On Feb. 20, the department will host produce buyers from Lowes Foods and US Foods at the Grower/Buyer Exchange. The event, organized by the department’s Marketing Division, is geared to N.C. fruit and vegetable growers interested in selling their products

News Roundup

News Roundup: July 22-28

By on July 28, 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. “Bradley Johnston brings boutique dairy farming to Mills River,” Mountain Xpress: If you’re in Mills River

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NCDA&CS takes center stage at the Southern Farm Show

By on January 30, 2017

Ladies and gentlemen, step right up! The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is pleased to present its lineup for the 2017 Southern Farm Show Feb. 1-3. This show is the Southeast’s largest agricultural exposition with more than 400

News Roundup

News Roundup: July 18-24

By on July 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. “Tri-Hishtil facility takes shape

Faces in the Field: Annie Baggett, NCDA&CS Agritourism Marketing Specialist

By on June 16, 2014

Recently Annie Baggett joined the Marketing Division team as Agritourism Marketing Specialist. She replaces Martha Glass who retired. The Agritourism Office has been a part of the NCDA&CS Marketing Division since 2003. The goals of the office include assisting farms

Specialty foods showcased at Southern Christmas Show

By on November 20, 2013

If you attend the final weekend of the Southern Christmas Show in Charlotte, be on the lookout for @ The Market N.C. Specialty Foods exhibit. The store features more than 200 items produced locally by 34 food businesses from across

N.C. Specialty Foods Association announces 2013 Product Awards finalists

By on May 6, 2013

Last month, the N.C. Specialty Foods Association held its spring conference in Raleigh. The event included workshops, guest speakers and networking opportunities for food businesses from across the state. In addition, the association held its 2013 Product Awards, a competition