: The act or process of nourishing or being nourished.

Nutritional Information

EatingWell has been publishing award-winning journalism about food, nutrition and sustainability for more than 30 years and is about moderation and balance—not strict rules or fad diets—because for eating well to become a way of life, it should be accessible, sustainable, inspiring and—above all—delicious.

CalorieKing is America's trusted food database providing diet and weight loss information, calorie counter and nutritional information for 50,000 brand name and generic foods, including fast foods.

MyPlate by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is a visual reminder to make healthy choices from each of the five groups. offers tips and resources that support healthy dietary patterns.

BCCC Community Garden

PRI Health Corps members will bring a farm to fork approach, building several community gardens for groups such as women Veterans, the legally blind, and school aged children in eastern North Carolina. BCCC is honored to have one such garden on our campus which is open to students, employees, and our surrounding community. The BCCC Community Garden is located behind Building 8. For additional information, you may visit

Food Insecurity

According to NCDHHS, in NC alone, food insecurity affects almost 11% of the population. That would translate to the entire combined populations of Raleigh, Greensboro, Durham and Winston-Salem. But food insecurity affects large and small communities alike.

There are resources available if you or someone you know is experiencing food insecurity; a few of which are listed below. Please note, these agencies may have eligibility requirements to be met.

Food Bank of the Albemarle - Serving Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell and Washington Counties. The Salvation Army is a part of the Food Bank of the Albemarle network.

FBA Mobile Food Pantries

Eagle’s Wings Food Pantry – Serving Beaufort County. Eagle’s Wings is also a part of the Food Bank of the Albemarle network.

NC Department of Health & Human Services