North Carolina is famous for its good eating, from pulled pork to excellent crab, boiled peanuts to fresh-from-the-field produce. Find farmers' markets and other resources for local foods in North Carolina.
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North Carolina Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables
See what's in season in North Carolina with this Guide to North Carolina Produce.
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North Carolina Specialties: Blue Crab
The coast and Outerbanks of North Carolina are home to delicious blue crabs. They are best served boiled, drained, and piled up on a picnic table with plenty of room for everyone to gather around and start picking. It's a slow and immensely satisfying process.
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North Carolina Specialties: Pulled Pork
Serious barbecue lovers will want an explanation of the Vinegar Sauce that makes Carolina barbecue so tangy and tender.
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North Carolina Food Local Foods Festivals
North Carolina hosts many food festivals. Two hightlights, however, happen every October. First comes the North Carolina Seafood Festival in Morehead City then the North Carolina Barbecue Festival in Lexington.Continue to 5 of 6 below.
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North Carolina Fisheries
That North Carolina coast is home to some delicious seafood. One way to get some for yourself is to join Walking Fish, a community-supported fishery operating in Raleigh-Durham.