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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The Power of a Conversation

The Greater High Point Food Alliance focuses on community engagement to alleviate food insecurity.

Building Community and Capacity at the 2017 NC Statewide Food Council Gathering

Nearly 180 people attended to sharpen skills, share resources, build momentum, and foster a collaborative community.

The Listening Project Propels Toe River Food Security Network

The use of empathetic listening techniques began to build relationships of trust for future community organizing.

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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