Tag Archives: value-added

Field-to-Fork Artisanal Bread & Pizza
Riverbend Nursery is operated by Brian Rollins. He cultivated landscaping plants for 35 years until the recession greatly affected the operation in the [...]
Reinventing a Fourth Generation Dairy
Lindley Farms Creamery was awarded a grant in 2012 to start a new cheese-making operation and an on-farm mozzarella cheesecake business.
Value-Added Juicing at Piedmont Food & Ag Processing Center
Organization: County of Orange Project Coordinator: Noah Ranells Location: Hillsborough, Orange County, NC The goal of this project is to provide local [...]
Producing Healthy Snacks from Soybeans
Christopher Gaster will purchase equipment to commercially produce a healthy and flavorful snack made from soybeans, a commodity normally grown for its oil [...]
Shaken Creek Winery
Farm: Shaken Creek Winery Operator: Curtis and Alfred Wooten Production: Wine Location: Burgaw, Pender County, NC Curtis and Alfred Wooten utilize [...]
Make Molasses From Cane
Project Coordinator: Ricky Hedgepeth Production:Molasses, Cash crops, Educational Location: Eure, Gates County, NC Ricky Hedgepeth is teaching high school [...]
Cheese Cave
Bosky Acres sells artisan goat cheeses to consumers in the Charlotte metro area. They built a sustainably designed cheese cave for aging their products, [...]
Bamboo Shoot: Planting and Cannery Blue Print
Brothers Thay and Meng have been growing edible bamboo shoots for the past 10 years. Fresh bamboo has a short shelf life, and the demand in Asian markets [...]
Butterbean Sheller: Adding Value to a Southern Staple
Natalie Relyea and her family own and operate Relyea's Produce. This third generation, 100 acre farm transitioned from mainly tobacco to a diverse array of [...]