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History meets youth at NC potato partners Pamlico Shores


ELIZABETH CITY, NC — Dawson Pugh and Hunter Gibbs were childhood friends, playing on land their families have farmed here for generations. For the last decade they've been bringing a young, aggressive approach to the North Carolina fresh summer potato crop, available now through the end of July.

Technology meets good old fashioned stewardship of the land to make Pamlico one of the areas most progressive growers.