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Recipe: Strawberry Cream Cheese Cobbler

By on March 28, 2019

Strawberry season has arrived! April marks the beginning of strawberry season here in North Carolina and will run through the end of May. North Carolina is the fourth-largest producer of strawberries in the nation, with about 1,100 acres harvested across

Love is in the air, and so are McLean’s sweet treats

By on February 9, 2019

Need ideas for Valentine’s Day? Looking for a decadent treat for a gift? How about chocolate covered strawberries for your sweetie? North Carolina ranks 3rd nationally in strawberries. Local berries purchased this time of year are grown in green houses.

Recipe: Rustic Strawberry Shortcake

By on May 3, 2018

Good news! It’s strawberry season! Farmers markets, grocery stores and pick-your-own fields are finally teeming with red, ripe berries. Unusually cool temps had delayed the season by a few weeks. North Carolina is the third-largest producer of strawberries in the

Today's Topic

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

News Roundup

News Roundup: May 9-15

By on May 15, 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 “Lett’s Set a

Flavor, NC: Carrigan Farms

By on March 12, 2015

Twice a month we take a look at local restaurants, farms and farmers markets featured on episodes of UNC-TV’s Flavor, NC. This week, we highlight the fourth episode of season two, in which hostess Lisa Prince highlights Carrigan Farms in

Photos from the Field: It’s Strawberry Time!

By on May 22, 2014

May is prime time for fresh N.C. strawberries. To celebrate the season, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the N.C. Strawberry Association partnered to highlight local strawberries in grocery stores and commissaries statewide. The promotion included special

News Roundup: Dec. 3-9

By on December 9, 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. “O, fresh Christmas tree,”

News Roundup: May 7-13

By on May 13, 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. “New uptown food market

News Roundup: May 8-14

By on May 14, 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. “Weeds adapting to