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A ripe peach on a tree branch and leaves with a blurred house and residential setting in the background.

Planting Fruit Trees at Home

Next time you're craving a crisp apple or peach, wouldn't it be nice to just mosey out to the back yard and your own veritable fruit factory?

New Year, New Opportunities

Whether or not you're big on resolutions, the new year is always a chance to change for the better - or to keep up healthy habits. We'll help you kick off 2021 on the right foot with tips on simple and nutritious foods, advice for maintaining a bright, pest-free home, pointers for scratching that springtime gardening itch and more!

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.