Food For Thought

#HowToTuesday: 5 Spring Garden Tasks You Can Do Right Now

Photo Courtesy of NC Cooperative Extension

In this week’s #HowToTuesday, we wanted to share with our friends that garden five things you can do right now to prepare your spring garden. • Baby it’s cold outside…and you’ve been using your fireplace – save those ashes and use them on your vegetable garden, bulb beds and non-acid loving plants. • The first cut is the deepest…prune crossing, ... Read More »

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 »