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Recipe: Sippin’ Sweets sweet potato cocktails

By on February 22, 2018

We are continuing to celebrate the mighty sweet potato and National Sweet Potato Month. North Carolina ranks No. 1 nationally in sweet potato production and grows more than half of all sweet potatoes harvested in the United States.  Sweet potatoes

News Roundup

News Roundup: Aug. 19-25

By on August 25, 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. “Western North Carolina blogger tour connects farm to grocery store,” Fresh Plaza: The N.C. Department

Recipe Roundup: Awesome Appetizers

By on February 23, 2017

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. This month, Brian and Lisa feature award-winning appetizers. Billy Narron from Middlesex won 1st place in the N.C. Pork Council’s cooking

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News Roundup: May 7 – 13

By on May 13, 2016

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. “Meet Asheville’s cauliflower power broker,” Asheville Citizen-Times: According to Kendall Huntley, thinking on your feet

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It’s International Sweet Potato Week! Celebrate with Pork and Sweet Potato Stir Fry

By on March 24, 2016

This week was International Sweet Potato Week, which put the spotlight on sweet potatoes in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany and Poland. Importers, supermarkets and restaurants in these countries gave sweet potatoes some extra attention through recipes and special prices.

In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Fall Flavors

By on September 24, 2015

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. This month Brian and Lisa are featuring recipes made with North Carolina sweet potatoes and apples. The first recipe is provided

News Roundup

News Roundup: Aug. 15-21

By on August 21, 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. “Looking for Holes in

News Roundup

News Roundup: Jan. 30 – Feb. 6

By on February 6, 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. “Asheville ‘Farmer Incubator Program’

News Roundup: Feb. 1-7

By on February 7, 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. “N.C. Sweet Potato Commission

In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Sweet Potato Oranges

By on January 9, 2014

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their Got to Be Good Cookin’ segment using ingredients grown and available right here in North Carolina. This week’s recipe begins a month of recipes featuring N.C.-grown