Order Your Cooking With The Chefs Box

September 2, 2020

New program - Order Your Cooking with the Chefs Box! While the annual N.C. Seafood Festival will not be held...

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North Carolina Produce Avialability

September 2, 2020

North Carolina produce availability, this time of year you hear a lot about Cole and Cruciferous vegetables.  They are vegetables...

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Assistance Planning Your Farm Experiences

September 2, 2020

Are you looking for assistance planning your farm experiences? Is your farm offering virtual learning, small group tours, a drive-through...

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NC Ag Pop Up Shop

August 28, 2020

Pre-Order Bulk Sale coming to Fletcher, NC. The NC Ag Pop-Up Shop is a platform for NC agricultural producers to...

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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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