Community Food Strategies

Category: NC Councils


Food Council Policy Engagement in 2018

Food councils in North Carolina are showing increasing interest policy change.

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Food Policy & Delicious Food in the West

Eight food councils and more than 50 people shared updates and ideas at the Western Regional Gathering.

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Video: Food Councils in North Carolina

What is a food council? And what do food councils do and look like in North Carolina? This video shares the value, the players, and actions of food councils told from the perspective of food council members across the state of North Carolina.

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Congratulations to 2019 Micro-grant Awardees!

Seventeen food councils were awarded micro-grants for capacity building projects and programming.

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Coming Together: Food Councils in the Triangle

The four food councils in the Triangle region swap stories and discuss potential collaboration.

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A Passion for Food Pantries: Finding from the Wake County Food Pantry Study

Capital Area Food Network takes on strategies in the Comprehensive Food Security Plan.

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Northeast Gathering 2018: Developing a Regional Identity

Food councils gathered in Greenville for an opportunity to connect and share stories and visions for the future.

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Why do I participate in the food council?

Warren County Local Foods Promotion Council members share their vision and experience to engage community.

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The North Carolina Local Food Council will review your Council’s policy plan

For those who choose to work in policy, getting started can be daunting. Writing up a policy platform is a great start, but what do you do next? What if you once have a single issue and no “platform”? What…

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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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