Oct 08, 2020 by Cynthia David
Despite a challenging season, North Carolina’s premium sweet potatoes are set to hit supermarket shelves and dinner tables in time for Thanksgiving and winter holidays.
Oct 05, 2020 by Cynthia David
Growing sweet potatoes is a labor-intensive business
Oct 02, 2020 by Cynthia David
North Carolina sweet potatoes have achieved superfood status as more and more people around the world discover their sweet, nutrition-packed flavor.
Aug 26, 2020 by Cynthia David
It’s the year nobody ever dreamed of, but thanks to good weather and healthy retail sales, sweet potato growers appear to be adapting well to their new world.
Aug 21, 2020 by Cynthia David
Three-pound bags and microwavable sweet potatoes have been flying off supermarket shelves since COVID-19 struck in March.
Aug 12, 2020 by Cynthia David
The fact that COVID-19 may well lead to the cancellation of favorite fall activities, including Halloween, doesn’t bother the vice president of sales and marketing for Keenes, Ill.-based Frey Farms in the least.
Jun 22, 2020 by Cynthia David
Keeping employees safe and getting produce to anxious consumers in the time of COVID-19 has become as big a challenge for farmers as growing a healthy crop.