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for Carolina Country Vol. 43 Issue 11, Nov 2011
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North Carolina has one of the country’s worst problems with hunger, especially among the state’s children. To fight childhood hunger, the North Carolina Pork Council and the North Carolina Association of Feeding America Food Banks have launched a multi-pronged campaign called The Food Effect. The campaign is a social network designed to educate, involve and unite citizens in supporting food banks.
The Harnett County city of Dunn was once known as one of the nation’s largest cotton wagon yards. To recognize the impact that cotton and cotton farming has had on the region, Dunn has hosted for thirteen years the North Carolina Cotton Festival in early November. The festival is now known as the Touchstone Energy NC Cotton Festival, sponsored by North Carolina’s electric cooperatives.