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Cotton: The Fabric of Our State

In North Carolina, cotton is king, and it touches your life in more ways than you might think

Summer Safety at Home

As we all work to navigate the coronavirus pandemic, there's an added sense of urgency to sanitize and stop the spread of germs. But where to begin? We've compiled a few clips to help keep your home spick and span (and safe) this summer!

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.