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 Listening Project Propels Toe River Food Security Network

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

Micro-Grant Applications Open

Request for Proposals are open until December 31, 2017 for Local Food Council micro-funding.

Connecting with Community – new video and toolkit released

New resources highlighting three food council experiences with hosting public forums.

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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