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Packing the Pantry
The inaugural Year of Feeding the Pack challenge united the university community to collect 23,542 pounds of food for NC State’s food pantry.
Pack Meal Share Program Receives 1,500 Donated Meals for Spring 2023
The Pack Meal Share program was developed in 2018 through collaboration between Student Government, NC State Dining and the Student Ombuds office as a way for students to directly support their peers. Students with a flex meal plan donated a total of 1,500 meals at the end of the fall semester, which will be distributed throughout the spring to students who apply for aid.
Fungi Could Be the Future of Healthier Plants
Researchers at NC State are studying how mycorrhizal fungi can enhance plant health and could lessen our reliance on non-renewable fertilizers.
Ten Years of Feeding the Pack
Current and former leaders of NC State’s Feed the Pack food pantry reflect on a decade of addressing food insecurity on campus.
WPWS The Future of Food Offered During Winter Break
The Future of Food, this year’s iteration of Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions will be offered over winter break for all incoming first-year, transfer and Spring Connect students. It focuses on the complex and interwoven global problems while introducing students to Moodle and connecting them with the NC State community.
Holiday Comfort Foods Made in North Carolina
As you glance around your holiday table, you may find it comforting to know that many of the traditional Thanksgiving foods were likely grown or raised in North Carolina.
Tradition Meets Innovation
Fueled by their father’s passion for agriculture, Ruthie and DJ Stokes are keeping a family promise: do what you love. The fourth-generation farmers have found common ground in supporting producers back home and feeding a growing population.
NC State Spinout Company Seeks to Spark Innovation, Fight Food Waste
SinnovaTek, a company co-founded by an NC State professor and one of his former students, helps small-scale entrepreneurs get products to market while curbing food waste from farms.
Modesta Abugu: Improving Sweetpotato Flavor for Nutrition Security
Ph.D. student Modesta Abugu is researching flavor compounds in sweetpotatoes with a goal of increasing consumption and improving global nutrition security.
Heritage Foods Make A Comeback
What would a modern North Carolina heritage meal look like? How does rabbit meat over rice topped with shaved black truffles sound? Or maybe plant-based barbecue with a North Carolina…