Food For Thought

Food Voice: Don Butler

Don Butler FTDNC video

  Farmers and ag community members are invaluable to North Carolina communities not just because they help to feed us, but because in times of crisis, they step up to the plate to build a better future. One of our favorite stories of farmers helping others is about the pork industry stepping up to help Camp Don Lee build an ... Read More »

#Fighthunger Like A #FarmerFoodHero


Recently, we wrote a post thanking the farmers and food producers, like former NFL player Jason Smith and Tyson Foods, who help provide food for others during this holiday season. Not everyone can farm or help to produce food, but there are ways that you can become a food hero in your community. Here are 3 ways to help you ... Read More »

#ThankAFarmer This Holiday Season

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This holiday season, we’ve been hearing a lot about farmers helping others – from Jason Brown, who retired from NFL football to fight hunger, to Tyson Foods, which recently donated 151,000 pounds of protein to 5 of the highest need metro food banks in the United States. We’re excited to hear these stories! We interview farmers from all kinds of ... Read More »

Friday’s Featured Farmer: Holly Grove Farms – “What Food Consumers Don’t Know”

Debbie Craig

In our second of This Friday’s Featured Farmer is Debbie Craig from Holly Grove Farms. One part of Debbie’s farming operation is giving educational tours to organizations and families interested in learning more about food and farming. In this video, Debbie answers common questions that food consumers have about farming and gives tips on how to learn more. Debbie’s farm ... Read More »