Tag Archive for: farming

The Story of Tobacco Barns in North Carolina

Tobacco barns once numbered a half million and were fixtures on farms across the state. Today, only about 50,000...

Farm to Table to Classroom

With the goal of teaching culinary students how to implement local food sources, Cape Fear Community College is set...

North Carolina Agriculture

From this state's earliest days, the rhythm of planting and harvest has held the promise of plenty.

Maple View Farm

In Hillsborough, a fifth-generation dairyman and his wife tend a herd of cows with a heritage as strong as...

Storing Summertime

Jars of produce from Trenton preserve the season’s best.

The Watermelon Man

Todd Dawson grows record-setting fruit in his Garner backyard.

Doorstep Delivery

A Carolina Beach couple makes fresh products a priority.

The Best Berry

Could the North Carolina strawberry become a year-round crop?


In early spring, North Carolina farmers plant a root crop that prospers all year long.