Food For Thought

The Dish on NC State Fair Cooking Competitions

State Fair

Are people still talking about your “Incredible Edible Egg” dish from the last coverd-dish supper? Is your chili the envy of your neighborhood? Do people pig out whenever you prepare your favorite pork dish? Well maybe this is your year to enter one the cooking competitions at the 2014 NC State Fair. All contest instructions can be found here on ... Read More »

Central NC planting calendar: What to grow and when

What Grows Here

Central North Carolina is a great place to garden. Just about any type of vegetable or fruit can grow here successfully, but you have to make sure you plant the appropriate varieties at the right time. Things like climate, season, and potential pests all have an impact on what and when to plant. If you love to garden and have ... Read More »

Friday’s Featured Farmer: River C Beef Farm

River C Beef

This week’s featured farmer is Stephen Broadwell. Stephen and his family live and work on River C Beef Farm located in Linden, NC. Learn more about their farm operations by visiting their Facebook Page. As always, thanks for helping us Feed The Dialogue! Read More »

North Carolina Goes Whole Hog!

Whole Hog BBQ

Whether you are a Tarheel native or you moved here and now like calling North Carolina home, there’s a good chance you have enjoyed some local pork barbecue. North Carolina is known for a lot of things – the Wright Brothers’ first flight at Kill Devil Hills, basketball, our beaches and mountains – but perhaps nothing says North Carolina more ... Read More »