Category Archives: Agriculture

More green than shamrocks in Raleigh in March

While thousands were wearing the green at yesterday’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, others are starting their greens in the garden. Notable news, NCSU scientists have perfect a new mildew resistant strain of the spring beauty, the dogwood tree. According to N&O … Continue reading

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From One Seed, Premier of the film

As part of the time-honored tradition of Meredith’s Distinguished Faculty Lecture, Bill Landis presented the community with the premier of his film, “Seed”. This engaging 28 minute film chronicles the journey from seed to tomato plant and finally to the … Continue reading

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Land and Energy Issues Needing Your Support

In case you missed these notices, I wanted you to see that NC is making strides in alternative energy and local foods movement. Land and Food Connection The Triangle community is a leader in the local foods movement. Part of … Continue reading

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Pick Your Own or Farmers Market for Fresh Produce

Supporting local agriculture is a part of living a sustainable life style.  It’s time to start picking local fruits.  Strawberries always start the season for me! Fresh food especially one you picked yourself has a higher nutritional value than anything … Continue reading

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