Pete Bohannon, Salisbury warehouse manager with the N.C. Department of Agriculture’s food distribution division, looks at strawberry plants at Patterson Farms. Behind him is Doug Patterson, one of the farm’s owners.
Maximiliano Cardoso unloads a pallet of strawberries from a truck at Patterson Farms to prepare the fresh produce for shipment.
A truck with the N.C. Farm to School Program sits outside of the N.C. Department of Agriculture's food distribution warehouse in Salisbury. The program provides Rowan-Salisbury School System with fresh, local produce. Karissa Minn/Salisbury Post.