Community Food Strategies

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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.

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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!

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Naming Priorities & Capturing Impact

Learn how we’ve been using Results Based Accountability with food councils to set priorities and action.

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“Little p” and “Big P” Policy: Paths to Improve Our Food System

Is “little p” or “big P” policy change the best way to spend resources for food system wins?

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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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2016 NC Food Council Accomplishments

We captured some of the many accomplishments that NC food councils achieved in 2016.

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Coordinate a Local Election Season Event

This fall, Community Food Strategies and Plate of the Union are offering their organizing support to NC local food councils to host election season events.

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Charlotte Area Regional Gathering

The Charlotte Area Regional Food Council gathering began with sharing good food and good company, a regular priority for Cabarrus County Farm and Food Council meetings.  They co-hosted this regional event with Community Food Strategies (CFS) and the Local Food…

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