What is a Food Council?

Community-based coalitions: Who, why, and where?

Phases of Council Development

A progression in stages unique to each community.

NC Local Food Councils

A growing network of councils across North Carolina.

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Working Across Silos to Bring Fresh Food to Food Pantries

Durham Farm & Food Network action circles partnered to connect home and community gardeners directly with food pantries.

Local Food Councils Tackle Hunger and Food Access Issues in North Carolina

Eleven local food councils advocate for maintaining SNAP funding and program structure in the 2018 farm bill.

What did we achieve in 2017?

View the 2017 NC Food Council Accomplishments Honeycomb and our 2017 Annual Report.

Statewide Food Council Gathering

This two-day gathering is for all food council members, partners, and advocates to learn, share, and network.

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2016 NC Food Council Accomplishments

We captured some of the many accomplishments that NC food councils achieved in 2016.

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Plate of the Union food truck

Partnerships to elevate local food policy – Community Food Strategies, Plate of the Union and local food councils

Four food councils hosted Candidate Meet & Greet Events, talking all things food and farming with current and future elected officials.

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