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More From Fall 2020
I AM CALS: Alumna Feeds the Demand for Local Foods
As consumers search for more local products in their stores, it’s up to 2016 CALS graduate Jennifer Badger to meet the demand at East Coast locations of The Fresh Market.
Aquaculture Inspires a Fresh Approach for Produce Farm
Lettuce tell you how CALS alumnae Mary Cove and Allison Culbreth, who met as graduate students in NC State's Fish Barn, decided to grow hydroponic greens for the Triangle.
Jose “Pepe” Calderon Markets Sweet Potatoes Internationally
Jose “Pepe” Calderon, an exporter in Spring Hope, NC, created an international hunger for sweet potatoes, positioning Barnes Farming for global marketing.
Archie Griffin Plans Farm of the Future
Archie Griffin of Washington, NC, has a vision for the farm of the future. It includes precision technology and a focus on local foods.
Doris and Donald Kidd Develop Niche Markets
Doris and Donald Kidd of Selma, NC, turned to farming in retirement. They’ve found specialized markets for their elephant garlic.
Jason Davis Pursues Passion for Farming
Jason Davis of Mills River, NC, didn’t grow up in family farming; he chose it. His approach calls for a healthy dose of diversification.