In August 2021, Tropical Storm Fred devastated a farming community in Haywood County. NC Cooperative Extension responded with resources tailored to its residents’ needs.
From Soup to Knots
Local NC Cooperative Extension experts preserve cherished recipes and introduce kids to the thrill of summer camp — and that’s just a taste of what they provide to their communities.
Edible North Carolina: A Journey Across a State of Flavor
A love of the South and its food traditions fostered Marcie Cohen Ferris’s 40-year career as an author and educator. Her new book is a culinary atlas, showing how our foodways have shaped us.
From Elizabeth Hudson: Outstanding in the Field
For a Randolph County native, nothing compares to the sight of the sun setting over a plowed field.
The Month of Their Ripening
A North Carolina author traces our local food traditions through the year, sharing her own experiences alongside stories of the farmers and foragers who nourish us.
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About North Carolina’s Christmas Tree Farms?
Thanks to the hard work of our farmers, North Carolina is the second-largest Christmas tree producer in the nation, filling our homes with the fresh smell of the season.