NC Pork joins forces with barbecue cooks to give back; Smithfield donates a truckload

They weren’t cooking whole hogs and there wasn’t a judge in sight, but in mid-April, cooks from the North Carolina Pork Council’s Whole Hog Barbecue Series showed up to provide close to 5,000 servings of barbecue to Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s

Championship barbecue. Championship cause.

In just a few days, 30 barbecue teams will descend on downtown Raleigh and contend to be the 2017 N.C. Whole Hog Barbecue Champion. Competition will be fierce. Each team earned a spot at the state championship by winning or …