food

Pop up food pantry helps bring food to the table

"It's an act of love, we want to share food, we want to be neighbors and build community and connections.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Food insecurity continues to affect many local families throughout the metro. After a year of serving the community, West Fargo Pastor, Megan Casper has found food insecurity affects a lot more people in our community than it did a year ago. “We have identified through our research and the numbers we’ve been collecting that West…

Pandemic EBT available for low income students in distance learning

The daily funds come out to $6.82 per day and are available only during days students are learning from home.

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) — A food assistance program is ensuring K-12 students across North Dakota are staying fed while learning from home. “The program is brand new; it was never in effect until this last year after the COVID emergency was announced,” North Dakota Department of Public Instruction’s Director of Child Nutrition Linda Schloer said. Director of Child Nutrition at…

Free food boxes available to families across the metro

Remaining boxes will be distributed Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – The YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties is partnering with the USDA to help curb hunger in our region. As part of the Farmers to Families Food Box program, the YMCA is handing out over 2,600 family-sized food boxes. They are free and include fresh produce, dairy and meat products. The first distribution took place Tuesday…

Fargo entrepreneur honors his family with Uncle Charlie’s Gourmet Snacks

A small black-owned business is taking snacking to a whole new level with unique gourmet flavors on a classic Midwestern treat.

  FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A small black-owned business is taking snacking to a whole new level with unique gourmet flavors on a classic Midwestern treat. “Everyone and every bag gets their own personal slice of heaven that no one else can get to,” Uncle Charlie’s Gourmet Snacks Owner Clayton Cottman said. Uncle Charlie’s has a variety of flavors including…

Easter Egg Hunt hosted by local restaurant

Families were able to enjoy food and fun in the sun

FARGO, N.D. -(KVRR) — “We are family friendly with that being said we thought what better way to do that then bring in the holiday season incorporated in a little way” The Easter bunny made a stop at a local restaurant this weekend in order to give kids some fun and happiness. Kiddos from all ages were able to stop…

Moorhead church provides homemade meals to seniors drive thru style

About 150 people picked up meals.

MOORHEAD, Minn.- Members of the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Moorhead delivers meals car side to Senior citizens. Every year, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church hosts a dinner event for Seniors citizens that includes wine, food and music. “Well this year because of COVID-19, we wanted to do something to connect with our seniors, but we knew obviously it had to…

Community church helps provide home cooked Thanksgiving meals for the neighborhood

"Meals are cost free and so were making 100 meals for 100 people to share today."

FARGO, N.D. — In the season of giving thanks, a local church is reminding members of the community that there’s plenty to be grateful for. In partnership with the Prairie Roots community fund, the Neighborhood Church in Fargo is inviting people all over the metro for a warm, home cooked meal in the Madison neighborhood. “We are hosting a “Let’s…

Local food bank receives generous donation on World Food Day

Sanford Health helps keep upper Midwest families fed

FARGO, N.D. – Sanford Health makes a generous contribution to make sure those in our region stay fed. On World Food Day, Sanford Health steps in to help those in need. The health system gifted a one million dollar check to Great Plains Food Bank. “Sanford Health is donating three million dollars to organizations like Great Plains food bank all…

Red River Market celebrates 100th Market Day

The market is in its sixth season

FARGO, N.D. — The Red River Market is celebrating a milestone: its 100th Market Day since it first opened back in 2015. To celebrate, some vendors are offering specials and the market had a free sticker giveaway where they handed out over a thousand stickers. They also had prize drawings every hour and live music performances. Those at the market…