Food For Thought

Friday’s Featured Farmer: E & J Farms

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This week’s Friday’s Featured Farmer is Elwood Garner from E & J Farms in Warsaw, NC! Elwood Garner grew up farming with his father and now raises hogs and poultry with his own family. Happy Friday! And as always, thanks for helping to Feed the Dialogue! Read More »

Friday’s Featured Farmer: Wells & Sons, Inc

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This week’s featured farmer is DeKalb Wells from Wells & Sons, Inc. DeKalb’s family farm is located in the heart of Duplin County in Rose Hill, North Carolina, where they raise hogs, poultry, and cattle. Thanks for helping us Feed the Dialogue! Read More »

Celebrating Old North State Agriculture

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Today is a special day in North Carolina. It’s the first day of our state fair, marking 147th time we’re celebrating the rich history of North Carolina and pay tribute to our local agriculture. Farming has always been a major part of North Carolina culture and as the recent Census of Agriculture results showed, our farmers continue to hold one ... Read More »

Pork Industry Steps Up to Help Camp Don Lee

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Many of us who live along the eastern coast of the U.S. remember Hurricane Irene as a large and powerful Atlantic storm. Irene made landfall near Cape Lookout in late August of 2011 and, ahead of landfall, it spawned several tornadoes. From falling trees and power lines to heavy rainfall and extensive storm surge, there were significant impacts across eastern North ... Read More »