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Got to Be NC Ag Jam 2009 yields tasty, local N.C. foods, Sept. 12

RALEIGH – Sweet smells of North Carolina goodies will mingle with the sound of southern rock and country music at the second annual Got to Be NC Ag Jam Presented by Food Lion at Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek in Raleigh, Saturday, Sept. 12. The family friendly food and music festival will celebrate North Carolina agriculture with samples of local foods, beverages and other products from area growers and producers from noon to 11 p.m.

Some of the foods available for purchase at Ag Jam include Chicken and Vegetable Curry and Rice bowls from Rolls Enterprises, Inc.;  Smoked Turkey Legs and Cheeseburgers from King’s Hot Dogs and Concessions;  Pork Chops, Hot Dogs, and Sausage Dogs from Wells Pork and Beef; and Nachos and Salsa from Pepper Dog Salsa.

Other local companies such as D’Vine Foods, Lumpy’s Ice Cream, Williamson Peanuts, Hawaiian Dave’s Tropical Treats, and many more will also be sampling and selling a variety of treats, from beef jerky to ice cream.  Make sure you bring your appetite to sample and take home some of these great products from our Second Annual Got to Be NC Ag Jam.

Key event sponsors include Got to Be NC Agriculture, Food Lion, North Carolina’s Incredible Egg Farmers and Carolina Crisp Peanut Bars. Associate sponsors include Doug Brown Design, Q-Shack Restaurants and Springhill Outfitters.

For more information about the festival, including complete performance schedule and ticket information, visit



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NCDA&CS Markets Division, Joe Sanderson, Director
Mailing Address: 1020 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1020
Physical Address: 2 W. Edenton Street, Room 402, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3100; FAX: (919) 733-0999