Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has scheduled a news conference for 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 8, at the Great Plains Food Bank, 1720 Third Ave. N, Fargo.

Commissioner Goehring will discuss the need for food assistance in North Dakota and announce details of the 2014 Hunger Free North Dakota Garden Project.

Also speaking will be Steve Sellent, programs director of the Great Plains Food Bank, and Esther McGinnis, North Dakota State University extension horticulture specialist, who oversees the North Dakota Master Gardener program.

Please note: the upper level of the Great Plains Food Bank is not handicapped-accessible.