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NC State Extension's Homegrown video series explores North Carolina hops.

North Carolina Hops Are Happenin’

More than 350 craft breweries call North Carolina home. Discover how NC State is breeding better hops to help fuel the state's craft beer boom.

May Your Holidays Be Happy and Healthy

With the holiday season upon us, we picked out the perfect set of videos just for you. They're stuffed full of helpful holiday tips on food safety and caring for your plants (and trees). It's OK, you can peek!

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.