Resources & Recipes
Produce Calendar (PDF) - You can use this guide to find out what fruits and vegetables are currently in season and choose the freshest, best tasting produce obtainable
LocalHarvest - This web site includes a searchable directory of farmers markets, family farms, CSAs and other sources of sustainably grown food, where you can buy produce, grass-fed meats, and other products. Farmers may become members of this organization to receive a free listing in the online directory.
Goodness Grows in North Carolina - This is a program designed to raise awareness about North Carolina agriculture and boost sales by helping consumers, retailers, and wholesalers to easily identify top-quality products that are grown, processed, or manufactured in our state. Farmers may become members of this group to receive resources and promotional benefits.
HomegrownHandmade - This program fosters an alliance between North Carolina arts and agriculture. The searchable web site lists various events, from harvest festivals to food and craft fairs and acts as a directory for artisans and farmers. The events and listings are organized into agricultural trails that offer a new way of touring the state. Farmers may submit an application to be listed on the site.
North Carolina Cooperative Extension - This organization is based at North Carolina State University and North Carolina A&T State University, with offices across the state. Through educational programs, publications, and events, cooperative extension agents provide research-based information to citizens, on a variety of agricultural, environmental and community topics.
North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services - This department's web site offers a variety of resources, including news on current events, a listing of agricultural associations and farmers markets across the state.
Fruits & Veggies More Matters - Variety of content areas include: