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23901
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Figs have grown on Ocracoke Island for over two-hundred years. The fruit is an important part of island history as well as family memories for Ocracoke residents.
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28526
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Fading D Farm is the only water buffalo farm and creamery in North Carolina. Owners David and Faythe DiLoreto started a herd to make the rare and coveted Mozzarella di Bufala cheese after they could not find a place which sold it near their home in Rowan County. The couple talks about their farm and creamery, the work they do to raise the animals and make the cheese, and how they got started in the business.
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28527
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The Butterfly Highway is a program that was started by the North Carolina Wildlife Federation in response to the decline of Monarch butterflies. The program works to restore habitat for the butterfly and other pollinators, including bees. The statewide conservation initiative, its history, and its successes are detailed.
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28519
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A growing number of bean-to-bar chocolate makers in North Carolina purchase cacao beans from international cooperatives and create signature chocolates to sell in local shops. Several of these artisan chocolatiers are helping their local economy, and winning awards at national and international competitions.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 49 Issue 2, Feb 2017, p26-27, il, por Periodical Website
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28506
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Community led book boxes are becoming popular across the state. North Carolina has more than 500 of these registered as Little Free Libraries (LFL). These libraries are often started by individuals who possess a love of reading and want to share it with others, while developing a sense of community.
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28552
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In late spring, summer and fall, numerous farm operations in North Carolina are open for visitors, as well as for annual tours and events. Diverse forms of agritourism offer a way for farmers to teach people about food production and the importance of family farms.
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30685
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According to the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, there are more than three-thousand small food businesses in the state dedicated to locally-sourced food products. Local food sales have grown significantly in the last five years, particularly in western North Carolina. This article highlights several local businesses and homegrown products relevant to the holidays.
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35233
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Leah Chester-Davis asserted this dairy product's appeal among North Carolinians. Among its appealing features are two categories of cheese found in Tar Heel State cheesemaking businesses (artisan and farmstead) and the growing number of cheesemakers.
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35224
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Leah Chester-Davis proposes the value of this event for the town containing the largest independent pickle company in the United States is measured in more than dollars and cents. Its greatest value: as a community festival and family reunion site.
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35229
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As Leah Chester-Davis asserted, more shades of purple than royal hold value for North Carolina. For the Tarheel State, this shade’s value is expressed in lavender farms such as Sunshine Lavender Farm, Hauser Creek Farm, and Bluebird Hill Farm.
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35245
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Gifts appealing to connoisseurs of chocolate, confection, and cheese, pickle and preserves, and seasonings were featured in Leah Chester-Davis' article, which showcased examples of holiday recipes from local award winners.
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