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A smoker grill adorned with the NC State Wolfpack mascot.

Backyard BBQ Series

Fall is coming, we know what's coming with it. Food and football! Stock up on expert tips for spare ribs, barbecue chicken, pork butt barbecue, savory dry rubs and more.

Food, Fairs and Flannels | Fall Is Coming

It's the season of long sleeves and short days, but fall is our favorite all the same. Gardens are still growing, while the pumpkin patches are preening. And fall food and fairs are second to none in North Carolina. Embrace that fall feeling!

Learn and Explore

Discover the latest findings for the kitchen, garden and farm right here. We’ll share tasty, nutritious recipes and safe food prep tips; show you what’s in season and how it’s grown; and help you learn where your food comes from and what it takes to feed North Carolina.


From growing your own produce to composting your kitchen scraps, we’ll take you through the finer points of putting your green thumb to good use. Go ahead, get your hands dirty.


Join us in the kitchen as we share nutritious recipes, expert cooking advice and food preservation tips to help you make the most of all our state offers.  


We have a rich agricultural history in North Carolina. Journey with us across the state to discover how farmers produce many of our favorite foods and everyday products that we depend on.