North Carolina farmers en Sugar-Free Summertime Treats <p>As temperatures rise, we turn to light, refreshing treats from the kitchen. With the abundance of vegetables and fruits that grow in our area, it's not hard to whip up light, cool dishes and drinks that are full of summertime flavor. Today on <a href="">Charlotte Talks</a>,&nbsp;a trio of guests talked about their favorite foods and beverages of the season.&nbsp;</p><p>Peter Reinhart, Johnson &amp; Wales Chef on Assignment, shares two of his summer treats. Bonus- they can be made sugar-free.<br />&nbsp;</p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:12:03 +0000 Jennifer Lang 53480 at Sugar-Free Summertime Treats NC And Climate Change, Part 3: Agriculture Accidentally Prepares <p>North Carolina’s agriculture industry supplies nearly a fifth of the state’s jobs and revenue, according to the Department of Agriculture. It is also perhaps the industry most threatened by the increasing temperatures and extreme weather associated with climate change, but studies show only a minority of farmers believe in it. Nevertheless, the industry is unintentionally preparing.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 30 May 2014 14:12:18 +0000 Ben Bradford 51970 at NC And Climate Change, Part 3: Agriculture Accidentally Prepares NC Farms, Other Businesses Get More Wiggle Room With E-Verify <p>One of the laws that state legislators upheld Wednesday despite Governor Pat&nbsp;McCrory's veto is a measure designed to give farmers extra wiggle room in hiring seasonal workers.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 22:25:16 +0000 Michael Tomsic 34644 at