Joey Pitchford

Program to help seniors make ends meet now in 50 counties

By on May 10, 2019

As part of its responsibility to handle all federal feeding programs at the state level, the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Food Distribution division delivers food to low-income elderly people across the state through the Commodity Supplemental

Strawberries are a hit for N.C. Farm to School

By on April 22, 2019

North Carolina school kids listen up – strawberries are hitting the lunch menu. The N.C. Farm to School program, has delivered food from local farms directly to the schools for over 20 years. In 2018, sales from N.C. farms totaled

Farewell Ronnie Best

By on March 29, 2019

For Ronnie Best, Farmer’s Market Manager, the time has come to take a break. Best will start that break Sunday, when he officially retires after 19 years as market manager.  Best has worked at the market for 21 years, starting