Fogwood Food Puts Local Produce on the Map

— Written By

Using a grant from the N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission, The Produce Lady was started to help farmers learn to market themselves. But Sutton and her colleagues got so many questions from shoppers at farmers markets that they ended up making more than 50 videos — still available to watch online — on how to cook fresh produce.

“We were on the cutting edge, really,” she says. “This local-food movement is the biggest thing in food today.”    Read more…

Written By

Photo of Jackie Murphy Miller, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJackie Murphy MillerNC AgVentures Grant Program Coordinator (919) 628-0163 jackie_miller@ncsu.eduANR/CRD - NC State University
Updated on Aug 23, 2016
Was the information on this page helpful? Yes check No close
Scannable QR Code to Access Electronic Version This page can also be accessed from: go.ncsu.edu/readext?422893