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The Happiest Hour: 7 Sweetpotato Cocktails

Friday, 5pm – who is your favorite happy hour companion? For us, it’s sweet taters! Many are surprised to learn that sweetpotatoes are a delicious cocktail mixer.  From vodka to gin, brandy to tequila, sweetpotatoes can take your favorite bev to the next level. If you’re looking to whet your whistle, check out these mixologist and bartenders all over North Carolina who are raising a glass to their state crop. Give one of their sweet tater cocktails a try during your next happy…

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2017 Annual Meeting of Membership

PARTNERS IN PROGRESS January 19, 2017 Please join us as we enter our 57th year of serving North Carolina’s sweetpotato growers.  We look forward to even more success in providing new information and perspectives for our industry. Location: Sampson County Agri-Expo Center 414 Warsaw Road Clinton, NC  28328 2017 Annual Meeting Registration Deadline: January 9, 2017 To better serve you and ensure shorter registration lines, please return…

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Farm to Table: A Year in the Life of A NC Sweetpotato

Ever wonder the story behind the steamy pocket of caramelized, fluffy sweetpotato on your plate? Today, consumers are becoming increasingly interested in learning the history, people and journey of their food from farm to table. In North Carolina, the life of a sweetpotato can be broken down to 13 simple steps: Sweetpotatoes are native to NC and grow mostly in the coastal plain regions. NC grows more this low calorie vegetable than…

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