Food Distribution Division

Schools enjoying North Carolina strawberries now

School kids in 47 of the state’s school systems will be enjoying locally grown strawberry goodness in the coming weeks as part of North Carolina’s Farm to School program. Schools placed orders for a total of 12,813 flats of strawberries. The NCDA&CS Food Distribution Division began delivering the flats to participating schools last week, and will […]

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Field Trip: Delivering Food with Mike Crosby

Each month in our “Field Trip” feature, we take readers into the field with a NCDA&CS employee to find out more about the varied types of work that goes on in the Department. Mike Crosby has been driving a tractor-trailer for 26 years, more than four of them with the N.C. Department of Agriculture and […]

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NCDA&CS sees more USDA commodities arriving for Emergency Food Assistance Program

Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries across the state are seeing a sharp increase in demand for emergency food assistance as more and more people struggle in today’s economic environment. These agencies provide a much-needed safety net for many people. This increase has also kept our department’s Food Distribution Division extra busy delivering USDA meats, cheeses, fruits […]

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