Stories tagged: "agriculture"


Darlene Gabbard, a member of North Carolina's Lumbee Tribe, started making wine as a hobby, using apples and wild blackberries on her family farm. Now she's the owner of Native Vine Winery in Lexington. (Courtesy of Native Vine Winery)
Meet the People Behind North Carolina’s Emerging Wine Scene

NC winemakers talk about their favorite wines and why they get so many visitors to the vineyard.

North Carolina has no shortage of locally-owned farms where you can pick your own pumpkins this fall. (Shutterstock)
10 Locally-Owned North Carolina Farms to Pick Your Own Pumpkins This Fall

These family-friendly North Carolina farms might sell you a pumpkin, offer a hayride, or scare you so much you pee your pants this Halloween (if you’re into that sort of thing). 

Rep. Ted Budd, left, NC's Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, takes the stage with former President Donald Trump during an April rally in Selma, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
Ted Budd Says He’s An Ally to Farmers. His Record Is More Complicated.

Budd has made several votes against farmers’ interests, and the Budd family was involved with AgriBioTech, a now-bankrupt company that cost farmers across 39 states millions and left a tax debt, including in N.C.

For just the second time, Willie Nelson's Farm Aid benefit is coming to North Carolina. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Why Now, More Than Ever, North Carolina Needs Farm Aid

Willie Nelson’s farm-boosting benefit show is coming to North Carolina. The timing couldn’t be better for N.C.’s biggest industry.

You've got a month to get your hands on those sweet NC-grown berries before they're gone.
Those Shortcakes Look Lonely: Where to Pick Your Own NC Strawberries

Few things taste better than a North Carolina-grown strawberry. Here’s where to get your fix this year.  

'Not So Super Publishing' Founder Jacques Nyemb makes comic and children's book gold out of everyday Black heroes. (Image via Not So Super Publishing; Photo by Carolyn Scott)
Best of 2021: How Comic Book Heroes and Real-Life Heroes Made North Carolina Better This Year

C&P's Max Millington counts down his favorite North Carolinians in the news this year.

A special time of year calls for special drinks. Try these alcohol optional seasonal favorites from NC food and drink experts. (The Good Brigade/Getty Images)
Holiday Cocktails to Keep Your Spirits High

A special time of year calls for elevated refreshment. NC tastemakers share recipes for festive, alcohol-optional holiday drinks.