In this video, we celebrated the work of food councils through this unprecedented year of 2020. We asked what they were most proud of and why food justice work is critical.
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How do you build community through food? Community leaders in our network answer this question to create this powerful reminder of the importance and value of growing and sharing food in our communities. Food is a connector.
From the 2019 Cultivating Community through Food Gathering, Randi’s poetic prose shares how members of Healthy Native North Carolinian network are growing, harvesting, and processing native medicinal plants.
From the 2019 Cultivating Community through Food Gathering, Sarah presents ‘Food Systems Resilience in the Lower Cape Fear’, an example of recovery support for local farmers in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.
From the 2019 Cultivating Community through Food Gathering, this youth organization is working to transform an abandoned prison into a thriving farm business.
From the 2019 Cultivating Community through Food Gathering, Ashley shares learnings on ‘Developing Food Policy Recommendations by Hosting Food Gatherings’..
From the 2019 Cultivating Community through Food Gathering, Mark Anthony shares what he learned from growing food as a paid farm intern at the Conetoe Farm.
From the 2019 Cultivating Community through Food Gathering, Julius Tillery’s ‘ talk, ‘Cotton is our Culture’, promotes innovation, high quality, and creativity in his business to highlight black farmers and landownership.
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.
What would an equitable food system look like in your community? About this Resource Food Access Equitable Food System 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 […]