Military Produce Group Joins Farmers To Families Program

August 6, 2020

Military Produce Group (MPG) was awarded a contract to participate in the Farmers to Families Food Box Program. Within a...

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Restaurants, The New Abnormal…For Now

August 6, 2020

Since COVID-19 operating restrictions began for North Carolina businesses in March, I have had dozens of discussions with restaurant owners,...

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How To Stay Connected With Customers Online

August 6, 2020

There is a burgeoning interest among consumers in local foods, and the local food system is adapting to meet those...

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North Carolina Produce Availability

August 6, 2020

North Carolina produce availability update.  New fruits to look forward to in August are apples, blackberries and raspberries. Apples are...

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Increasing Meat Production and Capacity Grant Program

July 13, 2020

Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler is pleased to announce the creation of the Increasing Meat Production Efficiency and Capacity (IMPEC)...

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Very Good Supply Of NC Produce Forecast For July

July 7, 2020

July is upon us and what better time of year is there for my favorite fruits -- N.C. melons. Melons...

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N.C. Peach Season Kicks Off Summer Season

June 15, 2020

The first day of summer may be right around the corner, but fresh N.C. peaches are already available at farmers...

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Shipley Farms 2020 Virtual Chef Social, Part II

June 5, 2020

With the success of our first ever virtual Chef's Social, we decided to do it again!  Watch part two of...

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USDA Announces CFAP Webinars for Ag Producers

June 4, 2020

Producers, Farmers and Ranchers: Are you an Ag producer interested in participating in the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program? Join the...

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Watch The First Shipley Farms Virtual Chef Social

May 20, 2020

Shipley Farms Beef in Vilas, NC typically has an annual farm tour and chef social this time of year. Got...

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