Food City to Hire 2,500 Associates
Abingdon, VA. - Tuesday, Mar 17, 2020.

Food City is committed to the communities we serve.  Effective immediately, we plan to hire 2,500 additional associates to assist many of our friends, neighbors and area students who are currently seeking employment.  The Food City Distribution Center in Abingdon, VA is currently hiring over one hundred associates in various warehousing/distribution positions. Food City store locations currently have both full-time…

Food City Produce Manager Named National Finalist
Abingdon, VA. - Friday, Mar 13, 2020.

Each year, United Fresh Produce Association recognizes the top 25 produce managers within the industry during their annual convention.  Randy Davis, produce manager for Food City’s Gatlinburg, TN location has been named one of the 25 finalists contending for this year’s coveted 2020 Retail Produce Manager of the Year Award.  Five grand-prize winners will be selected from among the field…

Randy Turley Family Farms Receives Wayne Scott Memorial Grower of the Year Award
Abingdon, VA. - Friday, Mar 13, 2020.

Food City is well-known for their locally grown produce initiative.  Through a partnership with local farmers, the retail supermarket chain offers their customers fresh-from-the-field fruits and vegetables during local growing seasons.  Many items are delivered directly from the farm to the store the same day they are picked.  What began over ten years ago with a small number of items,…

Ed Green of Gray, TN Wins Food City Claude P. Varney Humanitarian Award
Abingdon, VA. - Thursday, Mar 12, 2020.

Food City’s retail supermarket chain annually recognizes outstanding volunteerism among their associates via their Claude P. Varney Volunteer Recognition Program.  The creation of the program came in response to President Bush’s call to boost volunteer efforts through corporate support.  During a June 2002 White House meeting, President Bush met with corporate leaders from organizations across the nation and key White…

Food City Recognizes Divisional Winners for Outstanding Community Service
Abingdon, VA. - Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020.

Food City’s retail supermarket chain annually recognizes outstanding volunteerism among their associates through their Claude P. Varney Volunteer Recognition Program.  The creation of the program came in response to President Bush’s call to boost volunteer efforts through corporate support.  During a June 2002 White House meeting, President Bush met with corporate leaders from organizations across the nation and key White…

Food City Supports Virginia Highlands Diesel Mechanic Certification Program
Abingdon, VA. - Monday, Mar 9, 2020.

Earlier today, the Abingdon, VA based Food City Distribution Center donated a retired diesel semi-truck to Virginia Highlands Community College in Abingdon, VA.     “We are excited to have the opportunity to assist our local community college in increasing their educational offerings to benefit our area students and the community as a whole,” says Steven C. Smith, Food City president and…

Food City Fundraising Campaign to Aid Middle Tennessee Tornado Relief Efforts
Abingdon, VA. - Wednesday, Mar 4, 2020.

In the wake of the devastation caused by the recent tornadoes in Middle Tennessee, Food City announced plans to team up with WCYB, WVLT and WTVC to host a fundraising campaign to benefit relief efforts.  Food City has also pledged a $10,000 contribution to kick off the drive.    “The lives of many of our friends and neighbors have been devastated…

Tammy Baumgardner Named Food City Senior Manager of Public Relations
Abingdon, VA. - Monday, Mar 2, 2020.

Food City recently announced the appointment of Tammy Baumgardner to the newly created position of Senior Manager of Public Relations.  Baumgardner brings more than 32 years of industry knowledge and experience to this key role, including 22 years in media and community relations.“Tammy’s broad experience inside our organization makes her uniquely qualified for this very important role.  As we continue…

Wellness Club — Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day
Abingdon, VA. - Sunday, Mar 1, 2020.

Written by: Elizabeth Hall, MS, RDN, LDN, Food City Registered Dietitian We all wear green on St. Patrick’s Day, but why not eat green as well? Go green with your food and in a sustainable way with these tips for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day.Go Green with GreensThe obvious way to go green is to incorporate green produce into your meals! Dark…

Food City Recognizes District Winners for Outstanding Volunteerism
Abingdon, VA. - Friday, Feb 28, 2020.

During a June 2002 White House meeting, President Bush met with corporate leaders from organizations across the nation and key White House staff members to discuss objectives for his Businesses Strengthening America volunteerism campaign.  Steve Smith, Food City president and chief executive officer was among the select group.  Following the White House session, Smith administered the creation of Food City’s…