Behind the Scenes of “WTFCF” s2, e2: Farming’s New Research Jewel

Chip Carter - Steve Troxler Ag Science Center

[Donna Sanders is the script supervisor and associate field producer for Where The Food Comes From. This is her behind-the-scenes look at our days filming with the folks at Red Sun Farms in words and photos]

There’s never a dull moment when exploring the endless rabbit trails associated with discovering “Where the Food Comes From,” and Season 1, Episode 2 is certainly no exception! The team visits a brand new $150 million Steve Troxler Agricultural Science Center facility, which brings all of North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDACS) research facilities under one roof. Along the way, they grab lunch with with Larry Smith, a world-famous North Carolina Christmas Tree Farmer. Then they donned plastic boots and goggles as they toured a necropsy lab, a fuel lab, and an inorganic chemistry lab.

Get the full story and gain a fuller appreciation of these fascinating angles on the food production pipeline HERE.

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