Did you know that agriculture is the top industry in North Carolina, and contributes $84 billion to the state’s economy?
From pork and poultry to strawberries and sweet potatoes, NC is a national leader in producing so much of the food that we enjoy each day.
Help kick off the start of the summer growing season during the Got To Be NC Festival, May 19-21, at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. The annual event features a food, wine and beer expo with more than 100 NC companies, a barbecue cook-off, farm animals, a full carnival and more.
– Paul Jones, N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services