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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New Local Food Council Members Join LFCNC

Three new members join the Local Food Council of NC to represent the western, central, and eastern parts of the state.

Consider a 2017 Candidate Forum

Are you looking for ways to engage the community with local decision makers? Here are some resources to do just that!

Race Equity Webinar Watch Parties

We’re hosting these webinar watch parties to encourage more dialogue after these events.

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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Feast Down East: Partnering with Local Government

Attendees learned how to strengthen community involvement, explored council structures, learned how to engage with local governments from keynote speaker, Dr. Samina Raja, and began developing regional priorities at this year’s Feast Down East conference.

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