The notion of pulling tobacco is much more romantic than the reality of working in the fields.
Tobacco barns once numbered a half million and were fixtures on farms across the state. Today, only about 50,000 still stand, vestiges of the tobacco industry, deteriorating reminders of the leaves’ influence on our culture.
With the goal of teaching culinary students how to implement local food sources, Cape Fear Community College is set to introduce its first-ever farm to table course.
Jars of produce from Trenton preserve the season’s best.
Todd Dawson grows record-setting fruit in his Garner backyard.
A Carolina Beach couple makes fresh products a priority.
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.
Backed by a 200-year-old family-farming legacy, a couple in Sampson County isn’t afraid to experiment.