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A farmer and Extension agent inspect a Christmas tree at a Christmas tree farm in the North Carolina mountains.

The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Journey into the world of North Carolina Christmas trees to discover how NC State helps farmers grow and sell these seasonal delights.

'Tis the Season!

From serving safe family feasts to supporting friends and neighbors with your holiday shopping, we'll help you make the most of this merry season!

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.

In the Garden

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.

In the Kitchen

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.  

On the Farm

We have a rich agricultural history in North Carolina, and the typical family farm is growing and changing all the time! Come with us as we meet some of the folks who are ensuring our food’s future.