University of Mount Olive & NCDA to host FFA students at AgFest

February 6, 2019

The NCDA Marketing team will partner with Piggly Wiggly Retail and the University of Mount Olive to host 1,500 FFA...

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Exhibitor registration open for Flavors of Carolina

January 28, 2019

Exhibitor registration is now open to Got To Be NC members for Flavors of Carolina, an exclusive upscale food show...

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NCDA Creates Culinary Ambassador Team

December 28, 2018

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture’s mission is to develop and expand markets through domestic and international channels for North...

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NCDA Culinary Ambassadors serve as guest chefs to military bases

December 16, 2018

The Got To Be NC Guest Chef Program at some of North Carolina’s military bases showcases our state’s two largest...

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NCDA Bolsters the Message “Buy NC!”

November 12, 2018

One of our core objectives within the marketing division is to engage and educate consumers about North Carolina products, and...

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NCDA connects Publix buyers and NC Growers

November 1, 2018

The NCDA Marketing Division held a successful 2-day “Grower-Buyer Exchange” January 23rd and 24th in Wilson and Chatham Counties featuring...

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Western NC Walmart events bring farmers, customers together

September 21, 2018

NCDA Marketing partnered with Lipman Family Farms to host a “Meet the Grower/Farmer” event at 10 Walmart locations in western...

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Spring Hope farmer sets world record for largest cantaloupe

September 15, 2018

Danny Vester of Spring Hope grows them big. The Nash County native is the only North Carolinian to grow three pumpkins...

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National Honeybee Day celebration boasts fun for all ages

August 30, 2018

In honor of National Honeybee Day on Aug. 17, the State Farmers Market in Raleigh hosted a day centered around...

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Artisan Food Fair bringing people closer through snacks and sweets

July 31, 2018

Got To Be NC and The North Carolina Specialty Foods Association partnered to create pop-up events called Artisan Food Fairs,...

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