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This article highlights two North Carolina restaurants that have been serving the public for nearly one-hundred years. Sam and Omie's Restaurant, located in Nags Head, opened in 1937 and continues to serve North Carolina seafood. Dick's Hotdog Stand in Wilson opened in 1921 and serves hot dogs with homemade chili.
Due to the rise in agritourism and the desire to purchase food directly from the source, some farms in North Carolina now operate stores on their land. The Agers family in Buncombe runs a store, allows guests to pick berries, and offers guided tours of their farm.
Summertime travelers to North Carolina often choose between the mountains and the coast, but the Piedmont has a week's worth of adventures to offer. Hiking, paddling, and zip lining are just a few of the activities to explore in the northern Piedmont.
Agribusiness jobs are on the rise in North Carolina and throughout the nation as well. North Carolina schools, like North Carolina A&T State University, are preparing students for jobs in agribusiness by offering new majors and degrees.