Community Food Strategies

Category: Recent News


Farm Tours Demonstrate Economic Development, Community Connection, Educational Impacts

Lessons learned from Davidson and Scotland County farm tours.

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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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Convening Food Councils in the Greater Charlotte Region

Seven food councils across NC and SC share updates and practice story-telling.

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Accepting 2019 Micro-grants!

Micro-grants of up to $3000 or $4000, depending on matching funds, to local food councils.

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2018 Regional Gatherings for Food Councils

We’re co-hosting regional gatherings across the state for food council to network, learn, and explore opportunities.

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Welcome new team members

We’re grateful to have expanded the team with a new full time team member, a new advisor, and an intern.

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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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13 food councils receive micro-grants in 2018

For the first time, we offered micro-grants to food councils to help them build capacity.

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