food

Golden Drive brings holiday cheer to the needy

"We have raised over 18,000 pairs of socks this year."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Santa is helping Golden Drive raise money and homelessness awareness in the cold. Santa and his helpers are ringing their bells at the West Fargo Fire Department accepting donations to help homeless kids in the community. “It warms me so much that it helps me pass the -40 nights up in the North Pole. Especially this…

Xcel Energy Holiday Lights Parade is back and brightening up the metro

"It is a chance for the community to come together and celebrate the holidays."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The annual Xcel Energy Holiday Lights Parade brightens up Fargo-Moorhead with holiday spirit. After skipping a year due to COVID, the annual Holiday Lights Parade is back and everyone is excited. “The lights and everyone being down here having a good time. There is a lot of food, there is a lot of good people down…

Mobile Food Pantry Stops Planned For September 28

Hawley, Ulen, Felton, Glyndon, Moorhead and Dilworth

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) —┬áMore mobile food pantry stops are scheduled next Tuesday in Hawley, Ulen, Felton, Glyndon, Moorhead and Dilworth. Great Plains Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry will be carrying fresh vegetables, bakery items and boxed goods when it makes stops in each community on Tuesday, September 28. Anyone in need of food assistance is welcome to attend and receive…

Expect large weekend crowds at Red River Valley Fair

Fair officials say expect to wait a little longer in line as record breaking turnouts make their way to the fair.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — With just three days left the Red River Valley Fair is getting ready to wrap up the ten best days of summer as we head into the weekend. Fair officials say they have experienced great turnouts since opening day with record breaking crowds every day. As the fair heads into its second weekend of carnival…

Local Farmers turn crickets into protein powder

"Crickets are a great protein source and they're full of a lot of other nutrients and they're much better for the environment."

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — A local couple is taking a much noisier approach when it comes to farming. It’s a sound you usually hear at night and usually don’t think much of it, but to Madeline and Patrick Revier it means business and food. “This is our cricket farm, we raise acheta domesticus which is the European house cricket and…

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…