The initial wave of COVD-19 concerns sparked an increase in consumer demand for local farm products and a dramatic shift to online marketing for farmers. One of the tools farmers and consumers have turned to is the Visit NC Farms App from the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Community Food Strategies released $24,500 in small grants to 25 food councils. Read brief summaries of their work.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Community Food Strategies is offering block grants to food councils up to $1000 to support immediate and long-term relief efforts.