Pasture Pork Training

Harnett County Center 126 Alexander Drive , Lillington, NC

Speakers include: Jeremiah Jones (NC Natural Hog Growers Association & Grass Roots Pork Company) Sarah Blacklin (NC Choices) and Dr. Mark Knauer NCSU. Don’t miss this exciting learning opportunity. Mark your calendars and join us for a very informative training on pasture pork animal management and niche meat marketing. A sponsored meal will be served. Please […]

Free pork samples at the Mountain State Fair

Davis Event Center, WNC Ag Center 1301 Fanning Bridge Rd. , Fletcher, NC

 The N.C. Pork Council and the National Pork Board Responsible Pork Trailer will be at the Mountain State Fair on Monday, Sept. 11 to pass out free samples of pork loin to fairgoers. In honor of Patriots' Day, we will also give free pork loin sandwiches to first responders and members of the military to […]

Tar Heel Pork Challenge at the Mountain State Fair

Davis Event Center, WNC Ag Center 1301 Fanning Bridge Rd. , Fletcher, NC

Here’s an opportunity to show your culinary creativity and be in hog heaven, be the pig pig, and win the respect of your fellow chefs. We are looking for innovative, appealing original recipes using pork loin. Recipes must use and showcase pork loin as the main ingredient. Entries can be an appetizer, soup/side, main course […]

Whole Hog Barbecue State Championship

Downtown Raleigh 15 W Lenoir St, Raleigh

Each Fall, the best whole hog barbecue chefs in North Carolina square off to become our state champion. The Whole Hog Barbecue Championship is the culmination of a qualifying series that includes more than 25 N.C. Pork Council-certified local barbecue competitions statewide. This year, the State Championship will return to Downtown Raleigh as part of […]

Tar Heel Pork Challenge at the NC State Fair

N.C. State Fair Raleigh

Here’s an opportunity to show your culinary creativity and be in hog heaven, be the pig pig, and win the respect of your fellow chefs. We are looking for innovative, appealing original recipes using pork loin. Recipes must use and showcase pork loin as the main ingredient. Entries can be an appetizer, soup/side, main course […]

Southern Farm Show

NC State Fairgrounds 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC

The N.C. Pork Council will have a booth in Tent #2 on the Midway section of the Southern Farm Show in Raleigh. Students, check out our Virtual Reality Farm Tour. Members, stop by our booth to verify your membership information and receive a free gift!

Free

Whole Hog Barbecue State Championship

Every year since 1985, the North Carolina Pork Council has organized and sanctioned the Whole Hog Barbecue Series, culminating with the Whole Hog Barbecue Championship. The chefs who qualify in the local events come together to duke it out for the title of Champion.

Got to Be NC Festival

NC State Fairgrounds 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC

Join us at the Got to Be NC Festival at the State Fairgrounds!

Flying Pig Challenge*

Members-only Sporting Clays Event Contact: Angie Maier for more info. *NCPC PAC event

NC State Fair

NC State Fairgrounds 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC

Join us at the N.C. State Fair!