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Rooster Head Folks Feeding The Hungry


Last updated 4/15/2020 at 4:31pm

Matt McGregor

Jacqui Edens stands beside the shed housing her chicks.

Jacqui Edens at Rooster Head Plantation, off Old Hendersonville Highway, has been hustling to keep local kids fed as financial hardship persists for many parents.

"You can throw a rock in this area alone and hit a kid who is hungry," Edens said. "We just felt like, if we are going to be open, why can't I make a peanut butter and jelly or cheese sandwich for a kid, add a bag chips, some fruit, cookies, a veggie and a bottle of water."

Rooster Head Plantation is to the right of the highway when headed toward Ecusta Road, and though it may not appear so, there are up to 1,200 animals (count...

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