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North Carolina’s farmers markets are growing, to the benefit of local communities. North Carolina has the 10th most farmers’ markets per state in the country with over 250 local markets. The markets often fill a basic need for fresh produce, provide a connection to safer, healthier, locally sourced food, and have encouraged the growth of small farms. The markets also provide the benefit of increasing a sense of community in a town.
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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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Howell appealed to readers, Southern and not, to try okra. According to the author, appeal is based on its nutritional value, year around availability, and varieties of this plant. As for the appealing features of tomatoes, the author defines them by features perhaps regarded as conventional: variety of uses and health benefits. As for another reason, perhaps unconventional, it’s this long time debate: is it a fruit or vegetable?
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Tommy Hancock, David Whitman, and Thelma Outlaw proved in recollections of days gone by, distant and not so much, the importance of community. To them, community was expressed in activities such as barning tobacco, looking out for neighbors, or sharing homegrown produce.
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Innovative, according to Lindsey Linstrom, , is defined by the new services provided to customers in the Piedmont region, courtesy of Randy Brecheisen’s efforts. As for this CEO of thirty-three years, he might have also defined it by a considered second career—a new way to define “retirement.”