NC Local Food Councils

More than 30 food councils now exist across North Carolina covering 36 of the 100 counties. These food councils are mostly organized by county, and some are more regional.

Local Food Councils by Region and by County:

 Charlotte Area || Northeast  || Southeast ||  Triad || Triangle || Western

Charlotte Region



Northeast Region

    • Beaufort – Beaufort Heal Collaborative
    • Edgecombe & Nash Counties – Just Foods
    • Pitt – Pitt County Farm & Food Council
    • Warren – Warren County Local Foods Promotion Council
    • Wilson – Wilson County Food Council Task Force

Interest in Food Council Development

  • Halifax

Southeast Region

Interest in Food Council Development

    • Robeson

Triad Region


Triangle Region


Western Region

  • Buncombe – Asheville Buncombe Food Policy Council
  • Cleveland – Cleveland County Food Council
  • Henderson County
  • McDowell – McDowell County Local Foods Advisory Council
  • Polk County
  • Rutherford – Rutherford County Food Council
  • Watauga – Watauga Food Council
  • Yancey – Toe River Food Network

Interest in Food Council Development

    • Catawba County

Statewide


Food councils that are currently inactive

  • Anson, Montgomery, Stanly Counties – Upper PeeDee Farm and Food Council
  • Brunswick County Food Council
  • Dare – Outer Banks Local Food Council
  • Western NC Food Policy Council