NC Cooperative Extension

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service houses a multidisciplinary group of professionals at the N.C. Research Campus as part of the Plants for Human Health Institute. Providing expertise in farm business management, communications and marketing, and fresh produce safety, these Cooperative Extension staff serve as an outreach component to complement the research conducted at PHHI.



Find a Farmers Market or Pick-Your-Own Farm Near You

What’s In Season?

  • Calendar of N.C. seasonal availability
    Download this helpful calendar so you’ll always know what fruits and vegetables are in season.
  • Visit The Produce Lady
    Visit The Produce Lady Website to learn more about seasonal locally grown foods, healthy recipes, N.C. farmers markets and food safety practices.
  • Did You Know?
    Discover fun and tasty tidbits of information about a variety of N.C. crops, often including the different varieties grown, how much land is used to grow them, what economic impact they make and even where North Carolina ranks nationally in production of many fresh fruits and vegetables.

Food Safety

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