Community Food Strategies

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What does an equitable food system look like in your community?

Attendees at the Statewide Food Council Gathering in North Carolina in December of 2017 shared these responses to the above question. This video and compilation of responses is part of Community Food Strategies work to create a shared language about…

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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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Building Capacity at the 2017 NC Statewide Food Council Gathering

Nearly 180 people attended to sharpen skills, share resources, build momentum, and foster a collaborative community.

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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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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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WNC Foodshed Summit – Deepening Partnership

Nearly 100 gathered to spend the day collectively building a regional identity and regional priorities for food and farm initiatives with the recent release of the Appalachian Foodshed Project WNC Community Food Insecurity Assessment.

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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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