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58th Annual Meeting: Cultivating Our Future
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Register Now for the 2018 NCSPC Annual Meeting of Membership Thursday, January 18, 2018 Sampson County Agri-Expo Center 414  Warsaw Road Clinton, NC  28328 Doors open at 8:00am Free Admission Continental Breakfast and Catered Lunch prov…
Getting’ Ready for Football Season with Sweet Taters
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Okay y’all – it’s finally here – football season! Whether you’re a lover of college, professional or even your local high school team, there’s just something special about this time of year. And we couldn’t think of a better way to cel…
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Celebrate the Fiesta de Camotes this September!
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There’s no better to celebrate the start of a new month (and almost new season) than with sweet potatoes! This September, the North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission is excited to announce Fiesta de Camotes, or Celebrating Sweet Potatoes, highlight…
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Wake Up Deliciously with Sweet Potatoes
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What kind of morning person are you? The type that pops right out of bed and is ready to tackle the day? Or the type that may need a cup or two (or three!) of coffee to get moving? Despite what your morning routine is, we can bet your mornings are b…
Close Out Summertime with Sweet Potatoes
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It’s hard to believe that the end of summer is almost here, but that’s no excuse not live up these last few weeks of outdoor barbecues and days by the lake! We’ve searched high and low for some of our favorite summertime-inspired recipes featu…
4 Sweet Tater Sandwiches for National Sandwich Month
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Summer is comin’ to a close soon, but National Sandwich Month is still something to look forward to in August. And do we ever. That’s cause the meatiness of our sweet potatoes belong in a sandwich, whether it’s being used as a filling or as th…
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Get Grillin’ this Fourth of July with Sweet Potatoes!
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It’s finally here y’all, everyone’s favorite summertime holiday: the Fourth of July! So that means hot dogs, fresh watermelon and grilled everything. You know we just love grilled sweet potatoes, and we’ve rounded up some of our absolute fav…
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Stay Healthy with Sweet Potato Bowls!
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Now that the warm weather is here, we want delicious options that won’t weigh us down and just makes us feel good. Well folks, have no fear, sweet potato bowls are here! From adding quinoa to avocados to salmon, we think there’s a bowl for every…
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The Happiest Hour: 7 Sweet Potato Cocktails
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Friday, 5pm - who is your favorite happy hour companion? For us, it's sweet taters! Many are surprised to learn that sweet potatoes are a delicious cocktail mixer.  From vodka to gin, brandy to tequila, sweet potatoes can take your favorite b…
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Memorial Day Cookout: 5 Grilled Sweet Potato Recipes
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For most, Memorial Day means the kickoff of grilling season. While sweet potatoes are renowned for their long-standing appearance on holiday dinner tables, many are surprised to learn that they are actually a year-round vegetable. With grilling…
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