Community Food Strategies

Category: NC Councils


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.

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What did we achieve in 2017?

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

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The Power of a Conversation

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

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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.

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Ten low-hanging fruit actions for food councils

Balancing process and action is a crucial skill for getting and keeping community at the table.

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A Funding Mechanism to Spark the Local Food Economy

How Cabarrus County used present-use value tax income to support their Agricultural Economy

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

Plate of the Union food truck

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

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Triangle Regional Food Council Gathering

You’re invited to the Triangle Regional Food Network Gathering on May 10th. Dinner will be provided. This event will be a mixture of story-telling, information sharing, networking, and regional goal-setting for local farm and food initiatives.  Attending this event will be…

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Network Weaving in Davidson County

by Jared Cates, Community Mobilizer at the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association Grace and Cary Kanoy have been making themselves known in their community in Thomasville, NC. They’ve joined many local boards, they’re leading an effort to develop a food council,…

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