More than 30 culinary students from Johnson & Wales University visited a local farm and agricultural research station as part of the N.C. Strawberry Project, a first-of-its-kind partnership between North Carolina State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute and Johnson & Wales.
As the new farm and agribusiness management specialist, Jonathan Baros will develop and sustain programs that help N.C. fruit and vegetable producers explore efficient economic options and optimize profits for their farming operations.
As an alternative to many unhealthy sweet treats, Johnson & Wales University (JWU) student, Emily Towner, created a muffin that uses puréed strawberries versus oil and cuts the sugar by using honey.
As part of the N.C. Strawberry Project, three Johnson & Wales University students will put their skills to the test in a cook-off competition featuring North Carolina strawberries at the Charlotte campus.
Dr. Jeremy Pattison, strawberry breeder with the Plants for Human Health Institute, and Chef Mark Allison, dean of culinary education at Johnson & Wales, will be speaking at the 2010 Southeast Strawberry Expo.
N.C. State and Johnson & Wales universities launch the N.C. Strawberry Project to breed a better berry.
Dr. Mary Ann Lila, director of North Carolina State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis, has been named the first David H. Murdock Distinguished Professor.
The N.C. Research Campus offers a unique opportunity for April Baucom and Nikki Wolcott, science teachers at A.L. Brown High School, to connect students with real-world science.
Six students from universities across North Carolina spend 10 weeks learning and working with PHHI researchers at the N.C. Research Campus.
Two Kannapolis teachers spend their “summer break” working with PHHI at the N.C. Research Campus.
N.C. MarketReady, a program of N.C. Cooperative Extension, was awarded nearly $100,000 in grant funding from the N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission to expand its popular program, The Produce Lady.
Nine value-added producers in North Carolina just received a financial boost as recipients of the N.C. Value-Added Cost Share (NCVACS) award. The NCVACS program, administered by N.C. MarketReady, is pleased to announce the 2009 cost share awards.
The Produce Lady is encouraging North Carolinians to invest more of their holiday food budgets in local foods and healthy eating this Easter. Find recipes and tips to share a community’s fresh produce to family and friends while supporting the local economy.
A series of three informational sessions (two meetings and a webinar) will be held across North Carolina in March to explain and answer questions about the USDA Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) and the new N.C. Value-Added Cost Share Program (NCVACS).
The North Carolina Value-Added Cost Share (NCVACS) program, administered by N.C. MarketReady, is now accepting applications for the spring funding cycle, Equipment Cost Share. This program is funded by the N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission to support the development of value-added agricultural operations, an emerging sector of North Carolina agriculture.