“Ocracokers” author and native Alton Ballance is to talk about the isolated island’s growth from a fishing village to a tourist destination.
Colonial accounts of what is now Dare County make no mention of wild cranberries, but the holiday tradition is believed to have long existed in the pocosin and reporting on the crop dates back to the 19th century.
Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center is kicking off its annual Waterfowl Weekend Dec. 1-3 at the center on Harkers Island with a chowder and stew competition.
North Carolina State University’s Wild Sourdough Project is contributing to a global collaboration to better understand the world’s various sourdough starters and the natural microorganisms that give rise to flavor.
Shrimp imports are overwhelming domestic shrimp producers and driving prices for locally sourced shrimp to record lows, prompting demands that the federal government declare a fishery resource disaster.
As of Monday, Brunswick Family Assistance will move its offices and food pantry from Shallotte to 929 Old Ocean Highway in Bolivia.
Capt. Gordon doesn’t always keep the fish he catches, but when he does, he has a variety of tried and true preparations guaranteed to please.
FarmsSHARE, a statewide food assistance program that was meant to be temporary during the pandemic, has grown into a network that continues to feed those in need and supports small farms.
Projects in Wilmington and Hubert are among the 11 awarded funding through a grant program to help reduce food waste in landfills.
An awareness campaign called “No Mow May” is urging people not to mow their lawns this month, or even this whole season, as a way to help make sure that pollinators have enough to eat.
New Hanover County’s composting program, now more than five years old, was never intended as a revenue stream, rather it’s way to keep food waste out of the landfill.
Changing diets, curbing food waste and optimizing agricultural production practices could contribute significantly to lessening the anticipated effects of climate change.
Author and anthropologist Lisa Rose explores the world of edible wild plants in her book, “Urban Foraging.”
Mislabeling is common in the seafood industry even as consumer demand for local and sustainable food grows. In the end, it’s better for everyone to make the supply process transparent.
Subsistence fishing is a mix of culture and economics in eastern North Carolina.
Advocates say attaining and maintaining sustainability in the seafood industry means recognizing and balancing the ways society, culture, economy and ecology are all interconnected.