Orange County is home to many local food vendors. Farmers' markets showcase local agriculture frequently in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. The Chapel Hill-Carrboro area is also involved in crafting local beer.
Topics: Local food and agriculture
Richard Crump slogged through watermelon guts to find glory as the winner of this year's DSI Watermelon Eating Contest, held in Kenan Memorial Stadium as a part of the The Town of Chapel Hill’s Fourth of July Celebration.
UNC students, members of Student Action with Farmworkers and other local residents joined the farmworker leaders of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in a Boot the Braids protest on Friday demanding the removal of Wendy's from UNC's campus.
Carolina Cupboard has postponed its move into another room of Avery Hall’s basement until the Week of Welcome in fall 2017.
The Arabic program hosted its first ever cooking competition Monday night..
One in four kids face food insecurity in North Carolina, according to No Kid Hungry North Carolina.
To educate and help solve this issue, the Eats 101 class, an honors seminar in food and culture, joined forces with No Kid Hungry North Carolina to raise money and awareness of this issue with their event, Q for the Kids, on Thursday.
Students, farmworkers and activists for workers’ rights marched through campus to the beat of guitar music and “boycott Wendy’s” chants Monday to protest the fast food restaurant’s refusal to join the Fair Food Program.
On March 30, Hope Gardens is hosting The Great Carolina Cook-Off, in which eight student organizations will showcase their culinary talents in the hopes of taking home the $200 grand prize and a trophy.
For a third year, the UNC pan-university theme, “Food for All: Local and Global Perspectives,” will bring initiatives and activities to campus — including a possible new major.
Mai Mai was two months pregnant when she fled a military regime in Burma in 2008. writer's notes
A bill proposed Feb. 14 would make Fayetteville the host of North Carolina's official fried chicken festival — though the city has yet to hold a fried chicken festival.
It only takes a quick stroll to Franklin Street for Chapel Hill residents and University students to find snacks at CVS or Walgreens to stock up on for the week.
A 2016 survey by the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness reports that 22 percent of around 3,800 undergraduate respondents experienced very low levels of food security in the previous 30 days, qualifying them as hungry.
Franklin Street’s 10th pizza shop — Lotsa Stone Fired Pizza — will likely open this spring, replacing the Jasmin Mediterranean Bistro that closed in December.
A demonstration garden, student internships and academic course collaborations are just a few of the Edible Campus plans for this spring semester.
Junior Jack Joyce founded Bacon of the Month Club at UNC in the fall of 2016 in hopes of providing a space for other students passionate about bacon.
A passion for food and technology brought around 70 people together Friday to launch a new restaurant recommendation app, CurEat.
The Chapel Hill community and Syrian refugees are coming together through fundraising events put on by local restaurants this holiday season.
On a crisp November morning, a procession of voters lined up to cast their ballot for the candidate they thought was best, only this was a short line and it involved tiny spoons.
Calling all foodies — the first annual Carolina Food Summit begins on Wednesday.
UNC’s Edible Campus initiative already has nine gardens scattered across campus and is planning on adding more this upcoming year.
For the first time since it opened its doors in 2008, TABLE is out of room for some local children seeking food aid.
When Steel String Brewery opened in Carrboro in 2013, it was the 85th brewery in North Carolina.
Now, three years later, the list has almost doubled.
The Inter-Faith Council for Social Service began a conversation 13 years ago that later became FoodFirst, a combination of the IFC’s community kitchen and food pantry.
Ruffin Slater, general manager of Hillsborough's Weaver Street Market, has challenged local government and businesses to eliminate world hunger in the next five years.