New Hanover County

From Mobile Farmers’ Markets To Public Transportation: Local Organizations Creating Solutions For Food Deserts

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Port City Daily By Olivia Parr February 20, 2018 WILMINGTON — Every night, about 630,000 people in North Carolina households don’t have enough to eat. In New Hanover County alone, about 16,000 Wilmington residents live in a food desert, according to County Manager Chris Coudriet. But, what is a “food desert?” The USDA defines food deserts as census […]

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No Kid Hungry NC Frames School Meals As Instructional Intervention

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EducationNC by Analisa Sorrells | February 16, 2018 For the almost 400,000 students across North Carolina who eat school breakfast, it is far more than a meal; it provides the opportunity to start the day with a full stomach and a focused brain. The importance of school breakfast and other school nutrition programs as instructional interventions were discussed at the 7th annual […]