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Recipe: Pork and Watermelon Kebobs

By on July 18, 2019

Since it’s watermelon season, we wanted to share a N.C Watermelon Association recipe with you all this week. This recipe if full of nutrients and easy to make for a large group or for just a quick dinner! North Carolina

Recipe: Crowd pleasing Watermelon Fruit Bowl

By on July 26, 2018

This week the State Farmers Market celebrated Watermelon Day. Watermelons are cool and juicy and perfect for a hot summer day. A watermelon fruit bowl is a great way to serve watermelon, the rind itself serves as the bowl. Good

Recipe: 4th of July fruit bowl

By on June 29, 2017

Red, white and blue are the traditional colors used to celebrate the 4th of July, which is great news for fruit lovers because watermelons, cantaloupes, blueberries, strawberries and blackberries can make a great fruit salad. Fresh fruit is abundant at

News Roundup: Sept. 17-23

By on September 23, 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. “Crop science execs defend mergers; NC Senator cites regulation as driving deals,” WRAL: Top officials for

Tar Heel Kitchen: Minted Melon Balls

By on July 14, 2016

Since 1926, the Agricultural Review has been a free newspaper published by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. For many years, The Tar Heel Kitchen was a featured column written by the department’s marketing home economist. These recipes

watermelons from Piedmont Triad Farmers Market

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

By on July 23, 2015

Whether you visit our market in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax or Raleigh, you’ll find a large selection of corn, peaches, tomatoes and watermelons available from N.C. farmers. The Charlotte market will be extra busy this weekend as it celebrates Peach Days,

News Roundup

News Roundup: July 11-17

By on July 17, 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. “N.C. Farm Families: Stand

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

By on July 16, 2015

For the next few weeks, our regional farmers markets will be full of activity with a lineup of special events celebrating North Carolina’s bounty of agricultural products. It doesn’t matter if you visit Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax or Raleigh, there will

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

By on July 9, 2015

The fireworks may be over, but business is still booming at your regional farmers markets. The four state-operated farmers markets in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax and Raleigh have a large variety of fresh produce from local farms. Check out the list

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Picnic with your teddy bear July 10 at the Charlotte Regional Farmers Market

By on July 7, 2015

The Charlotte Regional Farmers Market invites children, their families and their teddy bears to the market for a picnic lunch Friday, July 10, in celebration of National Teddy Bear Picnic Day. Guests are encouraged to bring a teddy bear with