A busy, stormy summer

Hi everyone! As we are nearing the end of hurricane season, I believe all of NC is just holding their breath, hoping that we can make it through the last bit of the year without any more destruction. Being located in Wilmington, there’s no doubt that I saw first hand what Florence did as she…

Oh Honey…

Well, here in Eastern NC, the rain just won’t stop. Wilmington has had 53″ of rain this year alone! Too much rain. Turns out, it’s had an effect in Western NC too. My mom, a first generation bee keeper, reported to me that her bees didn’t have honey this year. There can be so many…

Braswell Family Farms

I recently had a chance to tour the facilities at Braswell Family Farms, located in Nashville, NC. Heading into their 75th year of production, this fourth-generation family-owned company is the 2nd largest Eggland’s Best franchise and the leading producer of private label specialty eggs. I had no idea that such a big producer of eggs…