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Today’s Topic: Strawberries are in season

By on May 1, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The strawberry season has been a little slow to arrive because of cooler temperatures, but fresh, locally grown berries are hitting the

Chai Strawberry Bread takes first place in Strawberry Day Dessert Contest

By on May 4, 2013

Deborah Whitmire of Cary walked away with $100 and bragging rights after her Chai Strawberry Bread earned her first place in the State Farmers Market’s Strawberry Dessert Contest. The bread, served with a strawberry mascarpone spread, won over judges from

Top five blog posts of 2012

By on December 19, 2012

It’s been a busy year for North Carolina agriculture. From the 75th anniversary of soil and water conservation in January to the news of a new record for agricultural exports in December. Along the way, we’ve featured tips for food

Strawberry Day at the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market

By on May 10, 2012

There is nothing quite like the sweet taste of a fresh strawberry. If you agree, be sure to stop by the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market for Strawberry Day Friday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The celebration includes free samples

Strawberry Trifle has the sweet taste of success in the State Farmers Market Strawberry Dessert Contest

By on May 7, 2012

Margaret Hicks of Clayton won $100 and bragging rights in the State Farmers Market Strawberry Dessert Contest for her Strawberry Trifle recipe. Second-place honors and $75 went to Lisa Raschke of Raleigh for her Strawberry Tiramisu recipe. Third place and

News Roundup: April 28-May 4

By on May 4, 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. “Outbreak has sickened 40,

Strawberries, herbs and gardening advice

By on May 3, 2012

“When you want the best, it’s got to be NC!” That’s not a bad slogan to live by, especially when it comes to fresh, locally grown food. You can find a wide selection of local produce, meats and cheeses at

Rain won’t ruin Strawberry Day

By on May 13, 2011

Most of North Carolina will see rain this weekend, but that won’t ruin activities at the state’s farmers markets. All of the markets have covered shelters with plenty of room to accommodate vendors and visitors during spring showers. The markets

Charlotte market now open Sundays through August

By on April 29, 2011

May starts this weekend, which means the Charlotte Regional Farmers Market will add an additional day to its schedule. The farmers market will be open Sunday afternoons from now until August. If you’re in the Charlotte area, be sure to

Celebrate N.C. strawberries with Strawberry Day

By on April 28, 2010

Around here, we think strawberries are really special. We add them to our cereal in the morning, mix them into our smoothies in the afternoon and make desserts from them in the evening . That’s a bit of an exaggeration, but there is